Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Prelude: Whatever you get out of the below, know that I am smarter,
funnier, and better looking than the 2D words of an online profile
will allow. And, I assume you are too :)
In my head, I talk to myself in french. but I don't speak french so
I don't understand. Which is fine because my conscience yells in
spanish, and I catch most of that. I crave new experiences, new
feelings, new places. I'm an admirer of art, music, theater;
anything that requires a talent that I don't myself have. My
mission in life is to enjoy every moment without hurting anything
or anybody. More difficult said than done, but I work at it.
Things I love: Fresh coffee, fresh pasta, fresh air. Beach
vacations. Saturday morning yoga. The New York Times Magazine
crossword puzzle. Great new albums that haunt you instantly and sit
on Ipod repeat for days. Good prose. Ridiculous jokes. Accidental
beauty, something that makes you smile when you weren't expecting
it. Kind people. Smart people. People with wit and knowledge of the
world who can stump me with their brilliance and debate me to the
I want a man to hear this song and think of me:
. And if you know and
love the artist, we'll get along just fine.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Transitioning. I just moved here from London, where I spent the
past 2.5 years. I haven't lived in California for 10 years (and
it's been almost that long since I owned a car. I'd avoid me on the
roads it I were you :)
So now it's time to explore. I can't wait to spend more weekends
hiking and kayaking and having lazy brunches near the beach and
camping in the woods. London has none of this, bring on the
I'm also pleased to be settling down a bit - I've been traveling
all over the globe for the past 5-6 years (mostly Europe, Middle
East, and North Africa, but also challenging places like
Afghanistan and Pakistan). I never thought I'd say this, but having
a few weeks without getting on a plane is paradise! Plus, I finally
have time to build solid relationships that aren't interrupted by
weekly trips abroad....
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Digressing. Crow pose in yoga. Chatting with strangers. Choosing
the perfect melon/peach/avocado. Going with the flow. Calling you
out on your quirks. Secretly adoring your quirks. Scrabble.
Spontaneous adventures. Making you want more.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
My favorite things change all the time so it seems ridiculous to
list them out. All music (except punk and death metal), most food
(except smelly cheese and kiwi fruit) and movies if they don't
include talking animals or horror scenes.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. Coffee. Black.
2. Whisky. Neat.
3. My passport. Stamped.
4. Friends (the real ones)
5. Men (the real ones)
6. Questions like this to remind me how little I really need in
life to be happy....
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
the randomness of things. why that street light leans to the left,
how to stop people from littering, how loud cars were before they
invented mufflers. if everyone else does this much thinking on
their walk home from work....
how complicated it is to be an adult. how if you ask a child what
they want to be when they grow up, they will say fireman,
ballerina, actress, veterinarian. no child ever says 'project
manager for an international insurance firm.' (which isn't really
my job. no offense to anyone who actually does this.) and how to
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Typical? No such thing really. But I'm likely at dinner with
friends, some kind of music gig, or plotting what ridiculously fun
things I'm going to get up to over the weekend (I'm not a planner.
last minute decisions based on mood are more my speed).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I hate going to bed with dirty feet. unless it's sand from a long,
sexy day at the beach with my guy, in that case, bring it on.
Oh, and I find this hilarious:
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You're generally sane, stable, smart, sexy, and socially inclined.
Bonus points for sarcasm, but not for cynicism and negativity
(which don't work for me. Unhappy loners need not apply.)
Double bonus points for odd habits, tattoos you might JUST regret
in 5 years, and a general awe at the mysterious quirks of the
And honestly, if you're hesitating for some mysterious reason, stop
it and just write to me. I don't bite, I promise (unless you ask :)
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