Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Fun, smart, left-leaning, love kids? Read on!
I am a positive person with a (sometimes dry) sense of humor. I’m
looking for a fellow optimist, someone who believes he matters and
would like to share life's journey.
I’m a socially conscious person who considers herself a world
citizen first, a U.S. citizen second. I enjoy being active,
especially swimming and biking. I look forward to being a parent
and am confident I will be a great mom.
My hope/expectation is that we are approximately the same
Think we might be a match? Please send me a message. Thanks!
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I have a small architecture firm. My focus areas are sustainable
design and affordable housing.
I'm also in the process of editing my very first novel!
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I’m good at connecting with people, both children and adults. I'm a
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
People notice that I'm kind.
My playful side and silly sense of humor are not likely to be on
display during a first meeting. I'm not someone who seeks to be the
center of a room.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Hmmm… I read quite a lot of fiction, but I would be happy to put
the books on the shelf and share some real life adventures.
In addition to more typical U.S. movies, I have a soft spot
Bollywood. "Lagaan" is great, "Peck on the Cheek" remains a
favorite. (No worries, whatsoever, if you've never seen an Indian
I like many varieties of ethnic cuisine. I enjoy cooking and
hosting meals - my menus tend to favor vegetarian options.
While I watch very little t.v., it did play an interesting role in
my work life in 2012.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I wrote the "I think about" list below a while ago - it's still
worth checking out - but, I've decided to add 2 new OkCupid
specific items for contemplation.
1) How can OkCupid rank someone as a 97% match for me when it's
clear from just a couple of basic questions that the potential is
actually much more likely 0%?
2) How can one convince the people who send messages without first
reading a profile not to bother?
I think about balance (work-life balance is a personal
I think about the problems of the world (MPR news junky).
I think about people who have touched my life.
I think about the experience of getting older.
I think about the future.
I think about what’s for dinner.
I think about who you might be (and how to find you!).
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
My nights vary. Friday night swims are great because the pool tends
to be quiet. Sometimes I’m out with friends. Sometimes I’m hosting
friends at home.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You think we complement one another.
You have a good joke you'd like to share or a burning question you
would like to ask.
You're willing to offer some creative/constructive advice regarding
You think we'd be a great fit for testing out Arthur Aron's 36
Thanks for reading all the way through!
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