Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Hmmm...I appreciate a soft smile, a good romantic comedy and a cup
of hot cocoa or a glass of red wine over good conversation. I enjoy
humor, depth and just being able to 'be' sometimes (though spending
time with life long friends is always on my 'top five' list of
things to do).
I am looking for a connection with the right guy, with whom I can
communicate by word or a simple look and who doesn't struggle to,
at times, just 'get me.'
I am a fun loving, attractive, education valuing, home owning,
intelligent, low drama, liberal, driven yet laid back kind of girl,
who has some edge and a dry and fun sense of humor.
If you're still interested in reading, I'm also a red head born to
American parents...was born in Tokyo and grew up in Tokyo, Hong
Kong and Manila until I was 18. After graduating from Duke
University (I was a history major, played varsity tennis and lived
with Spanish family in Madrid while I was there), I spent 10 years
in the corporate sector, living in New York and DC only to later
find that what I really wanted to be when I 'grew up' was a
counselor (psychotherapist) and separately, a higher education
administrator...which explains why I then got a masters in
counseling and am now both a part-time counselor in private
practice, working with a group of seven other counselors, as well
as a full-time Alumni Relations Officer at Johns Hopkins School of
Advanced International Studies (in International relations at the
DC campus -- not Baltimore).
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Enjoying it! Please see my 'self summary' response....
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Playing tennis (though I don't play often enough), balancing my
checkbook, making people feel comfortable (which can include a good
laugh), making a mean cup of Dunkin' Donuts coffee, phattin' out on
my couch on a Saturday afternoon, being random and enjoying a good
meal with a glass of red wine.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My red hair, laugh, curiosity, comfortable aura, ability to get
along with others, friendly nature, Intenational background, sense
of humor and dry witt.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
This one's easy. Right now my favorite book (still reading it) is
"The Happiness Project," my favorite romantic comedy is "When Harry
Met Sally," my favorite romantic holiday flick is "The Holiday," my
favorite movie drama is "A River Runs Through It," my favorite
shows are "Sex and the City," "Downton Abbey" and any 80s TV sitcom
(e.g. 'Family Ties,' 'Cheers,' 'The Cosby Show,' etc.), my favorite
music is anything 80s (especially 'Journey'), jazz (love going to
Blues Alley), most top 100 hits on the radio and yes, Christmas
music,...oh, and food? Really anything, except maybe just a plain
slab of liver. But really, I especially enjoy sushi, Spanish tapas,
seafood in general, creamed spinach or cheesy broccoli, almonds and
any variety of cheese.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family/friends/love (all one category), laughter/humor,
international/global conversations with people who share that
perspective, massage/bubble baths, time to goof off and insight.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
People and what makes them tick AND global/Intenational issues.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out with a friend or friends, eating good food and drinking good
wine and getting home at a reasonable enough hour that I still have
time to watch some 'bad TV' or catch up on the news, before
drifting off into 'la la' land in my Tempurpedic bed (am the
world's biggest fan, by the way).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I still believe in Santa Claus (and I might hold a soft spot for
someone else who sees magic in the wonder of a child's eyes...)
You should message me if
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