Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
**back from Doha***
Recent New Yorker, formerly of D.C. and other random places around
the globe, but Chicago will always be home. Apologies to NY sports
I've got the usual list of hobbies, though I haven't hiked in a
while, so my username is kind of crap. Also, I've been "learning
Portuguese" for too many years... advice appreciated.
I wouldn't say that I have any required goals in life (I need to be
in place X by age Y), but rather to enjoy what I do, do it well,
and spend my free moments with people that are good company and
make me a bit smarter for having known them (random talents
For the record, I may have random talents, though I certainly will
not list them off here.
You (hopefully): adventurous, ambitious, sarcastic
(non-negotiable), athletically-minded (please do not talk about
Cross Fit for three hours though) and curious to know more about
the world. Somewhat dorky interests/eccentricities are endearing,
provided they're not obsessions (see Cross Fit example above)
That said, coffee or a pint is a good start towards a longer
conversation. There's no way to know who likes who from typing all
Good luck out there.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Management consulting. Not terribly specific, but as a rule
projects change all the time, so specificity is kind of
I make a lot of Powerpoint presentations. Gripping, right?
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making very obscure analogies that some people get.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
People always tell me I look like someone else - joys of an
anonymous face. And my humor can be a tad dry.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: many, but right now Mating by Norman Rush. Feel free to
offer opinions of Middlesex, The Adventures of Kavalier and Klay,
In Cold Blood, The General in His Labyrinth, or other books I've
read about 100 pages of and haven't finished (but will).
Music: again, many, but at this moment I'm listening to the Yeah
Yeah Yeahs and Chuck Berry. How cliche.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1.) Family - they're pretty decent
2.) Passport(s) - they get me out
3.) My rice cooker - I would starve otherwise
4.) Running Shoes - to use or stare at
5.) Coffee - deadly serious
6.) A sense of humor - to tolerate stupid list writing
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
New York - is there a typical Friday?
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Nothing really stopping you from doing so. I guess if none of the
above sounds ridiculous or annoyingly vague. Or you want to get a
coffee or whiskey, my general weaknesses in life.
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