Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm soft-spoken, but have strong ties with people who get to know
me. I'm sincere, easygoing, and have warm and loving relationships
with my friends. I express myself better through music, actions,
and images than through words. I'm a professional who identifies as
a creative person. I'm someone who lives on the boundaries between
cultures, and does not fit neatly into any group.
Some of my interests include music, martial arts (naginata), social
dancing, photography, hiking, robotics, vegetarian cooking, and
I've been described as peaceful, sincere, easygoing, a good
listener, honest, creative, encouraging, generous, patient, and
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I play piano and flute, and I'm always looking for opportunities to
play with other musicians. To make a living, I'm a
scientist/engineer working for The Man. Part of the reason I
continue this job is that it allows me freedom to use my creativity
to advance my field of study. I'm a world traveller, and have been
to four continents. I have a close bond with South America, and
consider myself almost as much a South American as a North
I'm a photographer. My last big project was cloud photography, but
now I want to do more with people. Check out my flickr site for
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Cooking a great meal in a short time.
Wandering in a strange city.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'm tall. (No, I don't play basketball)
The hair. (Yes, it's all natural)
My eyes. (What color do you think they are?)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
- Lem (Fiasco, Cyberiad), Dickens (Bleak House, Martin Chuzzlewit),
Tolkien, H.G. Wells, Bradbury
- Independent films (only if they're good), an occasional Pixar or
Woody Allen flick
- Local bands, jazz, symphony, opera, ballet, world music and
- Any food with good vegetarian options
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
The company of my friends and family.
Books and music books.
A musical instrument (or else I resort to my voice).
Spending time outdoors.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
... the things that I spend a lot of time doing. These
- wandering with my camera
- working out: martial arts, hiking, swimming, biking,
- practicing piano, jamming with other musicians
- cooking and eating
- social dancing
- building things
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
- social dancing (waltz, blues, tango, salsa)
- attending a show
- at a party (not often enough)
- seeing a film from my grandfather's time at the Castro Theatre
You should message me if
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- You are comfortable with my being in open relationships, and
you're willing to be friendly to my primary partner. You must be
willing to talk openly about other people in our lives.
- You are comfortable meeting in person, someplace quick and
casual. Rather than making a personal connection through a text
stream, I prefer to talk with you over coffee or lunch without
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