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I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 27-72
  • Located anywhere
  • For new friends

My details

Last online
Nov 10
5' 11" (1.80m)
Body Type
Average build
Other but it’s not important
Post grad
English (Fluently), Portuguese (Somewhat)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Update 3/11/15: In recent times, I've had a number of short-term dating endeavors and one-and-done wine/coffee dates. All great people, but none of that all-important chemistry. I'm doing some soul-searching about what I'm looking for in a long-term partner, and so I've decided on a new approach to this OKCupid thing. most significantly, I've changed my "I'm looking for" to "New friends." While I haven't given up on my dream of finding the love of my life, right now friendship is more important. If a stronger connection emerges, it will happen naturally. As to sex, honestly, without a deeper bond, sex is unsatisfying... so there.

Moved to Arlington, VA in July 2013 from Chicago for a great career opportunity. I've thrown myself into my work, because I find myself valued, and because I've been successful in all I've done there. However as work life settles down, I can use more balance. Ready to make some exceptional friends.

Wanting to share good times and connect with like-minded people. I'm a museum junkie, love art, hiking, and travel. I'm open to just about anything new and fun.

For those who follow personality tests, I'm a Myers-Briggs type ENTP.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Working too much. Trying to figure out what comes next.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Conversation/getting to know people
Turning a phrase
Remembering random trivia
Being amusing
Changing the game
Navigating cities (even ones I'm visiting for the first time)
Lots more stuff... watch this space for more adds as I think of them
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'd say my warmth and approachability -- people generally feel comfortable around me right away. Physically it would have to be my blue eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: "The Happiness Hypothesis," "Present Moment Awareness," "Freakonomics," "A Whole New Mind," "The Science of God." I gravitate towards books that either help me to understand my own mind or challenge conventional wisdom about the world.

Movies/TV: Geeky science and history stuff (H2, Science Channel, etc.), comedy, old classic movies. I'm also a horror buff.

Theater: I don't get to plays very often, but I prefer small stage -- stories that are centered on real life situations.

Music: A little bit of everything. It's the individual song that gets me -- has to be something with passion (in the music or in the words). Genres I probably listen most to are Big Band, Classic Rock, and Adult Alternative.

Food: I'm definitely an omnivore. I enjoy a wide variety of cuisines and love to try out restaurants I've haven't visited yet. I like most anything as long as I can't recognize what it was when it was alive, or if it's slimy (think ahi tuna or cooked mushrooms). I love to cook but don't do it often enough. I do make a mean bowl of popcorn.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Coffee in the morning
Great food
My MacBook
Self expression
#6 saved for my elusive soul-mate
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
what I should be spending my time thinking about.

I am very introspective, and continually revisit my direction in life. That's not to say I'm dark and brooding -- I definitely don't take myself too seriously.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Erasing the work week from my head and gearing up for an enjoyable weekend.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'm secretly an alien life form sent to destroy your pathetic little planet, bwahaha...

...not really
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