Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Comments from women I have dated:
"Well, at least he's not a creep."
"Intermittently attentive and oblivious."
"If he ever needs a character witness, I would happily testify that
Stephen is one colorful character."
"A witty conversationalist with an endearing heart."
Self-summary (Oh, that was the question)
I am (or, at least think of myself as) confident but not cocky,
highly educated but not pretentious, accommodating but not passive,
irreverent but not insulting, and highly analytical and
inquisitive. And I have very high standards of ethics, integrity,
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I find at least one thing every day to amuse myself from my many
diverse interests, including bicycling, exploring the DC area,
tennis, golf, pursuing my interest in history, reading fiction,
writing, and doing most anything on or in view of a body of
I read voraciously, including history, silly fiction, and serious
fiction. I love my work, but I seldom work long hours. I have
published a couple of dozen articles in economic and legal
journals, but I much prefer writing humorous short stories. I
currently am working on producing a play I wrote, an alternative
history / dark comedy, that will be performed at the 2015 DC
Capital Fringe Festival.
I exercise at least an hour per day, most frequently at the gym and
on the bicycle trails. And I do volunteer teaching of a class at a
DC YWCA to high-school dropouts for their GED tests. I have
travelled to 20 countries and 35 states.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
(not really, but it is such an outrageously politically incorrect
hobby that I am thinking of taking it up.)
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My blue eyes, my neatly trimmed beard, and my mischievous nature.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Movies: Pulp Fiction, Fargo, Idiocracy, Inglorious Bastards,
Stranger than Fiction, Secondhand Lions, The Life Aquatic, Being
There, The Last King of Scotland, Blues Brothers, Dr.
Books: history (mostly 20th century), David Lodge, Christopher
Moore, Tim Dorsey, Hunter S. Thompson, George Bernard Shaw, Ernest
Hemingway, Kurt Vonnegut.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
7. my masterful command of sequential numerals all the way up to
six. Oh, damn, I blew it!
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
fashion accessories, my nails, moisturizing, and am I using the
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I love puppies, kittens, and hugs (really) . . . and explosions
You should message me if
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you are a very silly person. I mean, uh, not that it would be silly
to contact me. Quite the contrary, it might be a great decision. I
mean that we will get along particularly well if you are a silly
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