Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Newly single, ready to mingle! ;)
I'm educated (MA in English), but I'm currently waiting tables at a
fine dining establishment until I can find my perfect teaching
position at a college. I have taught for a few years part-time, but
it pays insultingly low. I love food and wine, so while it isn't my
first choice of profession, it is satisfying. It also means I work
I'm extremely independent. I traveled to France for an entire month
all by myself. I loved every second of it. Traveling alone allows
you to experience things that traveling in groups doesn't allow.
You actually meet the people, experience the culture. I realized
from this trip that while I like traveling with friends and loved
ones, nothing compares to the experience of being dropped in a
place alone and having to find your footing.
I may be 33, but I'm not 60. I won't wear turtlenecks and pearls. I
like my curves and like to show them off. I know how to be
appropriate and all my partner's family/friends have always loved
me. But I'm not going to dress like an old lady just because I've
I don't play games. Come on. We are in our 30s. I won't pretend to
have plans when I don't just because I think you want me to play
hard to get. If I have plans, I won't ditch my friends for you. But
if you call last minute and I actually don't have anything to do,
sure, I'll meet up.
I'm bawdy and perverse. I like to think those are some of my better
This is where I should add: couples, fuck off. You won't be the
I love to craft and its totally dorky, but I love it. I knit, I
dehydrate my own spices, I make my own juices (hey, they make the
best vodka mixers!).
Speaking of dorky, I love SciFi movies. I have a special place in
my heart for anything Joss Whedon. I will rewatch the Firefly
I don't want kids. I'd much rather have a big ol' backyard with
lots of rescue dogs.
I love good food and wine, but I can get down with wings and cheap
beer. I'm pretty versatile.
I'm pretty silly/sarcastic/generally funny, although sometimes
unintentionally. I'm ok laughing at myself. I have my "blonde
moments." I love to laugh; I'm one of those obnoxiously happy
people most of the time. Maybe not obnoxiously, but I find its much
easier to just let shit go then hang on to it. One of my close
friends recently dubbed me as the smartest adorably innocent person
they have ever met. I have no street smarts. The last time I was in
Mexico I actually paid a vendor more than the painting was worth
because I didn't want to fee like I was cheating them.
My next trip will either be to Poland to research family history or
to Thailand to eat my face off. ;)
I'm not a morning person. If you try to wake me up at 7am on a
Sunday you will meet the worst side of me. Oh, I do love mimosas
and brunch though! :).
I love watching the Philadelphia Eagles! Yes, I will date you if
you're a fan of another NFC East team, but I will talk shit (and
expect you to give it right back to me)!
I can be quite shy at times. I try to force myself not to be!
I'm usually not interested in uber preppy people. I like some rough
edges. If you use "4" for the word "for" or shorten "you" to "u" we
probably won't get along. I like words.. full words. ;)
I think/hope I've given you a good insight into my personality. I'm
pretty much an open book; if you have questions, feel free to ask.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Figuring out a way back to France! ;)
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Scrabble. I get upset when I don't get the "Q" so I can't wow
people with my knowledge of Q-without-the-U-words! I am competitive
at it though. Be warned! :)
Also, I'm a pretty good cook. I can't bake to save my life, but I
can cook. I dabble occasionally with veganism, but I do it for the
challenge of cooking good food, not because being vegan is
sustainable for me.
And I guess since my MA is in literature, specifically Native
American literature, I'm a good reader. I try not to be snobby
about it, but every once in awhile the academic in me gets a bit
snarky. Its rare, but it happens. Perhaps I'm admitting a flaw as
well as something I'm good at. ;)
The first things people usually notice about me
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That I smile a lot, my eyes... who am I kidding, I should really
say my boobs. ;)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: I'm an admitted book dork. My favorite book is "In the
of the Butterflies" by Julia Alvarez. A close second is "The
Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven" by Sherman Alexie. I did
sucked into the Sookie Stackhouse novels because vampires are
Currently, I'm using Anna Karenina as a paper weight, but hope
upgrade to reading it one of these days. ;)
Movies: My movie tastes are a bit questionable. I rationalize
out by saying that since I like smart books I have to equal it
with dumb movies. No romantic comedies, mind you. More like..
mindless action and adventure flicks. Don't judge me, but my
favorite movie of all time is "Blade." I like anything
including "Let the Right One In," which is foreign and
but still awesome. I can watch the scene from "Dumb and
with the ketchup and mustard 100 times in a row and still be
laughing hysterically the 100th time. I can quote most of
Records." I love Disney/Pixar flicks too, especially Wall*E and
Music: Fairly broad tastes that stop short of country. I love
female singers with pretty voices. Typically NPR is on in my
though. I've been known to be driving down the highway
while listening to Dick Gordon's The Story. lol.
Food: I'm a foodie. Love to cook and try new things. I am happiest
when I'm preparing a multi-course meal for a dinner party!
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Chapstick, my dog, a good book, Thai food, bad movies on rainy
days, a good beer on a bad day.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Depends on my mood. I'm either out with friends or cuddling on the
couch with my pup and a good movie. If I'm out, I'm most likely
having dinner and drinks at Mateo or having a game night with
friends. I'm always game for something new though!
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I was in an honors class as a kid. We had to do a lot of vocab
building. In a hurry, I wrote down "dodomen" as one of the words. I
got home, did a quick search, and couldn't find anything. We (my
mom and I) ended up assuming it was like a dodo bird and pretty
much made up a definition. Turns out the word was abdomen. Write it
down. The "ab" written closely together looks a lot like "do." When
we do something stupid in my family, we call the person a dodomen.
Its always funny.
You should message me if
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You can introduce me to a new sour beer. (Favorites are by New
You're confident in yourself. I like people who know what they
want. Don't "wink" with the generic OKC message. Has that ever
worked? Take a chance and actually say 'hi.' I'm really pretty
sweet. If you don't proposition me for sex right off the bat, I'll
probably respond. ;)
Also, if you've read my profile. Example of failed email: "u are
cute would u like to grab a beer sometime?" "u" is a deal breaker!!
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