Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I just move to Baltimore from the Boston area in May. I've been in
grad school for the last four years so I'm trying to re-learn how
to enjoy down time!
I love to read, spend time with friends, and check out live music.
I'm typically described as intense, funny, loyal, and genuine. I'm
looking for someone with whom I can trade sarcastic banter, be
unashamedly nerdy, and explore the city.
*Please note: I'll be out of town for work from 8/3 - 8/10. Would
love to do stuff after this, though :) *
What I’m doing with my life
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I work for Hopkins helping to manage summer academic programs for
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Reading and walking at the same time. I rarely bump into things!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Lolita, A Confederacy of Dunces, Invisible Man, and pretty much
anything by David Foster Wallace, Gene Wolfe, or Neil Gaiman. If
comics count (of course they do): Calvin and Hobbes. Recent reads:
Station Eleven, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, The Martian.
Currently: Go Set a Watchman.
Anything by Wes Anderson and Joss Whedon! Labyrinth. A Goofy Movie.
Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. So, the classics. Recently:
Trainwreck, Inside Out, Jurassic World, and Dope.
Arrested Development, It's Always Sunny, Community, and Firefly.
I'll shamelessly admit to loving New Girl, because Schmidt, and for
all its over-the-top teen angst, I'll always love Veronica Mars.
PS: yes, I've seen the Wire, and yes, I want to talk about
I mostly like jazz, but I really enjoy 80's and 90's kitschy rock
and hip-hop. I'm currently on a bluegrass kick, so if you like
Chris Thile or Crooked Still, let's talk about how awesome they
Thai food. Any time, any day. Good IPAs, scotch, bourbon, or
(mostly red) wine. I'm currently learning the many wonderful local
beers and will gladly accept brew-tour recommendations.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Pedagogy and curriculum development for gifted learners, jazz
history and theory, international security and political science,
what to read next, whatever I'm currently reading, college
football, how the hell OKC's algorithm's for predicting personality
could be so wrong
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
In the summer, I like to sit out on the porch with a novel and a
drink until the sun sets or the mosquitoes get too feisty to
handle. But sometimes my friends will drag me out and I'll go be
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Nope. Instead, I offer you fun facts:
I lived overseas for 6 years in middle/high school.
"Roll tide" is part of my normal, everyday parlance. This is
Charlie Kelly from It's Always Sunny is my spirit animal.
(^for reference only. I promise I'm not covered in hornet stings.)
You should message me if
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You're interested in having adventures,
You have a good sense of humor and don't take yourself too
You like banter and sarcasm (and can handle snark), but are genuine
You're passionate about whatever it is you do, and appreciate that
in a partner;
You want to share something awesome about the city with a
or you want to talk about any of the things listed above
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