Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm pretty much a Center City lifer (born and raised). I like to
take advantage of all that the city has to offer- I enjoy going out
to museums, art galleries, reading a good book in some random
little coffee shop, walking around Rittenhouse, the Italian Market,
and the Redding Terminal for hours on a nice spring day, or taking
a trip out to the Arboretum and the Japanese House out in Fairmount
Park. This however doesn't mean that I can't appreciate the
positive attributes of sleeping in, a slow lazy Sunday brunch, or
hanging in to watch a breaking bad marathon on a rainy day. I'm a
big Netflix fan, and I certainly enjoy watching provoking movie
ripe for discussion, or just honestly just something stupid and
As much as I love the city I love to travel as well when I am able,
which is not as often as I'd like (Italy and Greece are my favorite
trips to date). I was fortunate enough to have had the opportunity
to travel quite a bit growing up, and I hope to be able to continue
I'm a big music fan, and though I definitely don't indulge as much
as a used to, I still enjoy getting out see live music from time to
time, whether it be an interesting new indie band, a little Jazz at
Chris's, or just stopping by a local bar to see a friend's band. I
play a bit of guitar myself, and have given quite a few lessons
over the years, but these days I'm content to play just to amuse
myself (and hopefully not harass my neighbors).
I have passion for food, and enjoy trying a great new byob, getting
back to a longtime favorite where the owner comes to sit for a
conversation and glass of wine, or just staying home and creating a
new dish of my own (they don't all turn out perfect but sometimes I
do surprise myself). Life boils down to the simple pleasures, and a
good meal, a nice bottle of wine, and a great conversation is a
pretty perfect thing.
What I’m doing with my life
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Career wise I've taken a bit of a roundabout route to get to where
I ultimately wanted to be. I worked for years in the financial
industry but was unfulfilled with my work. I went back to school
for my Masters of Education, and came out into this less than ideal
job market. It involved some fairly random jobs while finding my
footing, but some pretty interesting ones as well. Luckily I have
since worked in my new field as the Administrator of a Montessori
school, which was a great experience, and currently work as an
education consultant (working on long term strategic planning with
mostly local charter schools), so I am happy that I took the
Also in process of completing my second round of Insanity...oh
Shaun T. how I love to hate you.
I’m really good at
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Recommending restaurants to my friends.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My dashing good looks and stunning wit?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favorite things: Wes Anderson, Coen bros, and Chris Nolan movies,
Everything is Illuminated (every time it comes on tv), The Shins
The Decemberists, The Beatles, Louis Armstrong, Simon and
Garfunkel, Nuetral Milk Hotel, and Jimi on Guitar, E. L. Doctorow
novels, hanging out the deck at Standard Tap during the summer,
dinners at Radicchio, Sabrina's brunches, Omniverse shows at the
Franklin Institute, the Impressionists section of the Art Museum
and the Barnes (yeah they may have stole it, but I can't say it's
nice living a block away), Dexter, Breaking Bad, and Mad Men, Six
Feet Under, The Walking Dead, hibernating in my neighborhood in the
cold, The Koi pond at the Japanese House in Fairmount Park, sushi
(though I promise I don't eat the Koi), and good potato
Also have my geeky, tastes as well which I'm honestly happy to
either share, or shelter you from.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My crazy, loud, little cousins (see photos)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How it got so late, and where my keys are (why did I put up that
hook if I never use it?).
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out to dinner with friends or the fam, or whatever comes up (this
week was at my friend's band at the Tin Angel that pretty much
turned into a high school class reuinion)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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That Thai food I just ate hurt a lot more than I let on, perhaps I
should not always go for the spiciest thing on the menu.
You should message me if
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to send me the first message; I don't spend a ton of time searching
though profiles, but am definitely willing meet someone through the
site. Just because I haven't contacted you doesn't mean that I'm
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