Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
My romantic philosophy is sort of a combination of my favorite
romantic movies: Wall-E
and March of the Penguins
Depending on how you look at it, love is...
...overriding your programming,
...carrying out a fantastic dream in your loved one's memory,
...a 62-mile march through a vast frozen wilderness, sustained by a
little hope, a lot of duty, and an amazing display of the southern
I am an ISFJ.
FYI, I am only looking for people within a few miles of my house.
And I have 8 years vested in a pension, so I'm not leaving OC until
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I work at UCI and wear two hats: writing tutor and fellowships
advisor. There is no woman on Earth who loves her job more than I
do. I have a B.A. in English, M.F.A. in Creative Writing and a
Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language.
I have previously worked grant-writing, event-planning, financial
analysis and office administration.
I’m really good at
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Building IKEA furniture
Writing fiction and poetry
I like to play ukulele although only my dog thinks I'm "good" at
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm very petite! I wear glasses, and a lot of purple. I'm
low-maintenance, kind, and shy/reserved around new people.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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The Things They Carried
(O'Brien), In Our Time
(Vonnegut), Close Range
(Proulx). My favorite short story
's, "A Small, Good Thing."
of the Rings
, Harry Potter
, Star Wars
, High Fidelity, The Breakfast Club
watch a lot of documentaries, too.
, The Walking Dead
, Breaking Bad
, Star Trek
, Ancient Aliens
Is the New Black
, House of Cards
. I also love the
Discovery Channel, History Channel, HGTV and SyFy.
Music: sentimental, folky acoustic
, Yellow Red Sparks
, the Smiths
... 90's grunge
acts; classics like
Social Distortion, The Cure
, The Clash
, the Ramones
About a year ago I developed a serious allergy to
sulfites & intolerance of some other foods. I have become a
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Creativity, education, fidelity, kindness, logic, nature.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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My grandfather, when he was dying of cancer, would often go quiet,
his eyes wistful, while he took in everything and everyone visiting
and chatting around him. If we asked what he was doing or thinking
about, he'd say, "I'm making a memory." Happy moments can be rare
and brief, and it's important to hold onto them, treasure them and
be grateful for them. I want someone who gets this.
You should message me if
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It's important to be honest about who you are and what you want. I
believe in true love, want to be a good & loyal partner, save
for a house together and get married. If you have other goals for
your life, please don't waste both our time.
"Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up
with people that are reckless with yours."
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