Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
First a few words that describe me, then I will say a bit about
what they mean to me:
Introverted: I often don't say much, especially if there are a lot
of people around. I am not afraid of social interaction, but I can
have a hard time approaching people and trying to start up a
conversation. I am at my best one-on-one or in a small group
setting; otherwise, I am likely to just sit there listening to what
others have so say and thinking about it.
Intelligent: I graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in
Chemistry. I also studied Geology and am a fan of the sciences, in
general. I have a lot to share, but it can be hard to get me to put
it into words.
Feminist: I do not view women as objects, possessions, lesser
beings to be conquered, etc. I believe females are our equals, with
just as much potential as any male. Unfortunately, we live in a
society that makes it very hard for a woman to be taken seriously
if she has dreams and goals that are in areas generally reserved
for men. I want a partner in life whom I can respect, who will
share in the decisions along the way, whose opinions are valued. I
do believe in chivalry, to a certain extent, and will open doors
for you when convenient, etc. But I'll also open them for anyone
else who happens to be in the right place at the right time. I
guess it might be better to describe as common courtesy than
A few other thoughts:
I much prefer working outdoors, as opposed to at a desk in some
My sense of humor tends to be on the dry and/or sarcastic side.
Many people have no idea when I am joking.
Don't fear the atheist in me. I am not militant about it, and I
won't try to convert you, as long as you don't try to convert me.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I work as an environmental consultant.
I also sell gems and minerals. Right now, I do about two gem shows
each year and travel to Tucson each February to stock up on
inventory at the largest gem show in the country.
I'm also trying to fix my back, and have taken up yoga and trigger
point therapy with that goal in mind.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
science. I majored in chemistry (minor in Geology) in school. And I
I can juggle up to six things at one time (though just barely).
But. I know people who can do way more.
I'm pretty good at disc golf.
I am also a good listener. Possibly too good. Sometimes I think I
should say more.
I would like to be better at playing a musical instrument and/or
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I've been told that my eyes are very memorable on a few occasions,
though I have never been able to get them to say why, or how.
I tend to be on the quiet side.
Sometimes the first thing people notice about me is that I can ride
a unicycle while juggling three knives.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I read A LOT as a kid, much less these days, but I still love to
read. I'm currently reading "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by
Ken Kesey. Some authors that I have read(and enjoyed) extensively
include (in no particular order):
Raymond E Feist
I don't really watch much television. If I had to name a few shows
that I enjoy on occasion, they'd be Scrubs, That 70s Show, Breaking
Bad, Big Bang Theory.
Music: I can get down with most forms of music. Except a lot of the
country and rap genres. I grew up on classic rock, so I guess rock,
in general, would be my favorite. I have been to many
concerts/other live music events throughout the years.
Some bands that come to mind to whom I like to listen include but
are certainly not limited to:
Live (early albums)
Stone Temple Pilots (early albums)
The Dandy Warhols
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
I like food of all kinds. My heritage includes Italian, so I can
cook pasta and have pretty high standards for Italian restaurants.
Thai is definitely a favorite of mine. I've had Ethiopian several
times and it was very good. I am game for trying out new cuisines.
One "food" I absolutely abhor is mayonnaise.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
gems and minerals,
To be honest, I don't like this question. Never is a pretty heavy
word, and I don't like to use it lightly.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Things that I shouldn't be thinking about.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Lately, I have been in a rut where I go out almost every fri/sat
night. You can probably find me at the Cov, should you wish it.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I never really know what to say to this. Most private is a rather
subjective phrase. I will answer almost any question, especially if
it is asked in person.
You should message me if
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...you want to. I don't bite.
...you want to travel the world.
...you are comfortable with meeting in person before too long. It
is so easy to hide behind a screen. True compatibility is best
judged face to face.
I suppose I might be down if you just want to make out, too. ;)
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