Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
In no order:
I was born in Heidelberg and grew up in New Jersey, making me a
dual citizen and a decisive driver.
My german bloodline
sports a family crest and the motto "Comes
Vertitus Invidia". This can be loosely translated as "haters gonna
hate". Wisdom for the ages.
I enjoy shenanigans. If you accidentally send me an email intended
for someone else, I will pretend to be the intended recipient and
try make that person seem as crazy as possible.
I'm a traceur
; I can run away gracefully.
When booking a hotel room, I came across the "special instructions"
section and wrote: "Treat me like an international man of mystery".
The staff thought it was funny and upgraded my room.
I'm good to people and easy to be with. I'm kind without being a
pushover and honest without being an asshole about it.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Silly-looking rehab exercises (I'm beginning to wonder if my
physical therapist is just fucking with me)
I just graduated with a dual Master's degree in Environmental
Science and Business Management! During that time I discovered I
was a Mobility Nerd, and in August I will begin nerding out full
time at Amazon. Watch out, transportation carbon emissions! Your
days are numbered!
Prior to grad school, I was a nonprofiteer for several years, and
then went and worked for a year as a teacher in Pakistan. It was
glorious and grueling and left me with an intensified love of bacon
and some nice tailored suits
I also learned that if you're idly snacking on a bag of chips,
you're much more likely to get through police/military checkpoints
without being questioned.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Catching lost goats
Singing paul simon
Comforting friends/editing their cover letters
Jumping over/climbing up things
Talking to the mentally ill (King County Crisis Line)
Cooking brussel sprouts
Composing letters to people I care about
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Lately I've been binging on Jane Austen and George Elliot. If I
crush on you I will be fully prepared to write you a letter in the
style of Mr. Darcy or Will Ladislaw.
A laundry list of bands doesn’t seem like it’d communicate much
about me. My favorites songs are always wrapped up in memories, so
I’ll give you some of those:
by the Shins was searching for breakfast,
newly alone on a bright blue Munich morning.
by Coldplay was not knowing how to comfort
a lover in Bologna.
was that god awful band I was flattered
into joining for about 3 weeks.
-The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
was leaving Montana
with a lump in my throat
soothed my pedagogical panic in
Pakistan (and drowned out the adultery next door).
got everyone grinding on a party bus ride
through the blistering Michigan night.
...and on life goes! (Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da)
Food: I can't eat wheat or dairy, which makes things a bit
complicated for me. But it also means that I generally have a very
healthy diet, can cook rather well, and am pretty much guaranteed
never to be overweight. I do really miss wheat beer though. :(
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Long underwear (just during the winter--I'm not a nevernude)
Late nights with a chalkboard
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The best way to scale barb wire fences.
how to be a good bayesian
the politics, the economics, the wars, the climate change
Outlandish entrepreneurial schemes involving genetically modified
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
at Capoeira class. Last year I got all 3 of my housemates to come
ginga with me and then we made hot toddies and went sledding.
And soul night. Wanna dance?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
On cold winter nights: hairdryer under the covers. Not green but oh
You should message me if
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You enjoy real talk and infectious giggling in equal measure, you
know how to pick locks, and/or you have some good gossip you can't
tell anyone else.
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