Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
In a nutshell, I'm looking for someone that I can crack up with.
You know, the kind of uncontrollable laughter where your eyes are
clamped shut and your mouth is wide open but you're not making any
sound at all, and you double over and fall from your chair in slow
motion to the floor and drop your book and you can only mouth the
word "Cramp! Cramp!!" while you point to your side. Then when you
think you're over it and try to say something you instantly start
up again before you can get a word out. Then when you're out at
dinner hours later you still can't stop the giggles that come in
waves while you're trying to eat. And then when you ask what it was
that was so funny you can't remember and that realization makes you
crack up all over again. I love that.
What I am hoping to feel about someone (wish I had said it first
but it's a quote from James Bond in Casino Royale):
"I have no armor left. All that I am, all that is left of me....I
Of course, if I tried to say something like that it would probably
come out as "Hey I trimmed my nose hairs for you!" So you kinda
have to know what I mean when I say stuff.
Although I am not a prince I found out recently one of my childhood
friends who I had a crush on (who I haven't seen for 35 years -- we
were at the 'Wonder Years' age when we lived in the same place
overseas) told me she always remembered me as her Prince Charming
for defending her when another friend was saying bad things about
her. So there's that.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I have worked in environmental labs, been a long-term full time
stay-at-home dad, worked in telecommunications, now re-evaluating.
Was married for 11 years, divorced for 7 years now, two teenage
kids. Being a stay-at-home dad was very rewarding but has cost a
lot in terms of career development. I have a very real
understanding of what happens to moms when they leave work for long
periods of time and trust me, it's not only women that have a hard
time catching up after that experience. But I am glad I spent that
time with my kids when they were little.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
... making chocolate chip cookies from scratch. 30 minutes from
ingredients to a soft warm cookie in your hand. On a cold winter
Sunday afternoon there's nothing better..... well, there's a couple
things that are better, but the cookies make those other things
better too! ;-)
The first things people usually notice about me
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Not sure. I don't usually ask people that question.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Serious books, non-fiction history/politics, pre-history, books and
topics that the big mainstream media publishing houses won't
publish because it would be dangerous for those in true positions
of power if the people knew the truth. “It is well enough that the
people of the nation do not understand our banking and money
system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution
before tomorrow morning.” ~~ Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor
Movies better make me laugh or think or I feel like I'm wasting my
time -- intelligent comedies, not silliness, (but I guess that's a
judgement call), documentaries.
I like jazz and blues (live is always better).
Here are a few things I like, not really mainstream stuff:
"And I Love Her"
"Close To Home"
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
5. French toast with real maple syrup and chocolate chips
6. The 6th thing is yet to be revealed. Maybe it's you! But how
will I ever know?? ...... could be bacon though too. And if it's
between you and bacon ... well, let's proceed with caution.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
World issues, my future, my kids' future, and mermaids.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
This is an odd question -- isn't everyone either out for drinks or
dinner or a movie, with friends, or else at home?? I guess it's
relevant if someone says they're home cleaning their rifle and
reading Mein Kampf or survivalist manifestos in a room with one
exposed light bulb hanging from a frayed electrical cord from the
ceiling -- that would be information you could use in your
But seriously, the 'what' doesn't really matter, it's the 'who
with' that counts.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Have never seen Breakfast at Tiffany's.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You should message me if my being a work-in-progress is okay with
you. I am a little shy at first but getting to know me will bring
out a perspective you will hopefully have fun with. I do get a kick
out of myself sometimes. :-)
OR, you should message me if your profile includes the desire for
me to make you laugh and something in my profile did that for
You should NOT message me if your screen name has '4U' in it
(seriously, about every third profile name has '4U'! WTF???); or if
your profile has the same stuff that all the other profiles have,
or if your profile is lifted from someone else. Looking for some
originality, not a formula. Also, sarcasm is not an endearing
personality trait. A lot of women's profiles seem to think that is
something a guy would be looking for -- don't know why that is.
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