Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I just got into grad school so I'll be heading down to Nashville
this summer! In the Valley for another 5-6 months...then off I go
to the next adventure.
I've been living in Western Mass for about a year now and still
have so many places to explore! I really love it here, and I'm
trying to meet more people. I'm originally from Connecticut and
went to college in Baltimore, but it's nice to be back in New
England. I studied English and French in college, and I love poetry
and all things French. Paris is my favorite city in the world.
Nashville's probably my favorite city in the states, and I have a
soft spot for the South. I never considered myself a California
girl, but I've fallen in love with it this past fall. I'd love to
drive an RV to visit every state. So much emphasis is put in
foreign travel, but there's so much to see in the US.
I do a lot of (domestic) travel for work now, and enjoy going out
to eat the local food and visit museums when I'm on the road. I am
madly in love with my job and higher education in general (I work
for a college). I'm serious about the things that matter, but I
definitely have a goofball side, too, and know how to have
I hate when people think the word "culture" is reserved only for
fancy restaurants, world travel, and art museums. I enjoy all those
things, but I think people misuse the word "cultured" if they ever
describe themselves this way. I'm just as interested in the culture
of craps tables in casinos.
Nine times out of ten I prefer an intellectual conversation while
getting schooled in a game of Scrabble to going out drinking--I'm a
cheap date, anyway. Sometimes I make mental lists of words I like
and dislike--maybe that's a little nerdy, but then maybe I'm a
little bit of a nerd. I'm a glass-half-full girl with a sunny
disposition and I'm compulsive about being on time. I can get
sassy, I have an embarrassing laugh, and I'm great at laughing at
myself. I'm terrible at calling people back and I have a fear of
the right side of airplanes.
I just realized how many times I've used the word "I" here, and I
know it's a self-summary, but it still makes me feel a little
uncomfortable! Make no mistake; I'd always rather talk about you.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I work in Higher Ed and absolutely love it. I got so lucky with
this job, and being able to immediately jump right into my career
field. I'll be headed to grad school this fall to keep doing what
I'm doing, and I couldn't be more excited!
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
having a terrible sense of direction, making people laugh, striking
up conversations with strangers, and overtipping. I'm very good at
making stupid puns, and even better at laughing at them...usually
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
People tend to say I have a pretty smile! I'm also the nice girl.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I don't have as much time to read as I would like, but my favorite
books are anything by David Sedaris or Agatha Christie. (I love a
good murder mystery.) Other books include The Secret History, The
Glass Castle, The Hours, and The Beautiful and Damned. (I guess
titles that begin with "The"?)
I admit to watching those horrible reality tv shows from time to
time, but my all-time favorite shows are The West Wing, Brothers
& Sisters, Jeopardy, Modern Family, and Seinfeld. I love Sex
and the City, too--no judgement. I wake up extra early during the
week to watch the Today Show and local news. It's hard to pick a
favorite movie, but I actually really love Remember the Titans! And
Office Space and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
I listen to a huge variety of music, and am getting more into
country, actually. I LOVE Ludacris (this surprises most people),
and I think Jay Z is a lyrical genius.
Ice cream is hands down my favorite food (does that count?). I'm a
pickier eater than I like to admit, but I'm very easy to please. In
the food world, there is little that can outdo a good, giant steak,
and it's a wonder I don't weigh 500 pounds for the amount of food I
can pack away.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
my family, a sense of humor, Ben & Jerry's Coffee Heath Bar
Crunch ice cream, poetry, A job I love, and traveling.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My work, honestly, but it never feels like work. I also think about
how much I wish I knew how to cook! My mind often wanders to
varying and sometimes obscure things, but the ways of the world and
where life will take me is definitely on my mind.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I'm usually doing something low-key--going out to dinner with a
friend, seeing a movie, or just hanging out with a group of
friends. I'm not huge into the bar scene, but a glass of wine has
been known to get me to do karaoke (badly). I love trivia nights
and board games, even though I get a little competitive.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
This isn't private so much as embarrassing, but as much as I hate
flying, I really like airplane food. Isn't that questionable?
You should message me if
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you like what you've read and you want to get to know me more. I'm
looking for friends and maybe something more. I'm friendly and I
love meeting new people!
One of the most important qualities in a partner is that they are
driven. Passion and independence are also important. Life goals are
incredibly important to me, and I want to be with someone who makes
me a better person, who challenges and encourages me, and with whom
I can grow and learn--about myself, each other, and the
...but if you're just looking for someone to go bowling with, well,
I just might be your girl.
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