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 love my job, but seldom work long hours. I am one of the very few
people in this town who does not claim to be busy all the time. I
enjoy my free time, which includes bicycling, exploring the DC
area, tennis, golf, history, reading fiction, writing, cooking, and
doing most anything on or in view of a body of water.
I read voraciously, including history, silly fiction, and serious
fiction. I have published a couple of dozen articles in economic
and legal journals, but I much prefer writing humorous short
stories. I currently am having great fun 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 GED prep
class at a DC YWCA. 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
Help your potential matches find common interests.
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.
(Envy didn't make the cut. I don't really envy anyone.)
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 hair conditioner.
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
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I love puppies, kittens, and hugs (really) . . . and explosions
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
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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