Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
My 19 year old daughter tells me that I'm 52 going on 39...I think
that's a reflection of my musical tastes, general worldview and
values, laid-back and casual demeanor, and somewhat sarcastic and
irreverent humor. I think I'm ok with being 52 going on 39.
For what it's worth, I have been told by several dates that I look
much better in person than in my photos. For example, one woman
recently said "You look much better in person than in your
I enjoy exploring flea markets, festivals, concerts, day trips to
small towns, the beach, mountains, etc. I love modern art and
architecture. There is a whole lot of fun/educational/entertaining
stuff to do within the region and beyond, but it's more enjoyable
to do with two...
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Raising my two amazing kids (one in college in Chicago now),
working, thinking a lot about the next phase in my life, planning
my escape from the suburbs and return to the magic of city living.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Being Dad, thinking, kissing, cooking, being a friend. Finding fun
things to do. I recently taught my pet iguana to play a fairly
credible interpretation of Motzart's Piano Concerto No. 21, 2nd
Movement, on the accordion.
The first things people usually notice about me
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The first thing that people notice about me is that in real life I
am charming, funny, smart, and fun. And I seem younger than I am.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I love all music, all the time. I should play bass guitar, but I
don't practice. I promise...I'll start again tomorrow! Some of my
favorites include Talking Heads, Black Keys, Arcade Fire, Neil
Young, Nirvana, White Stripes, Beatles, St. Vincent, Vampire
Weekend, The Clash, Citizen Cope, Violent Femmes, Lucinda Williams,
Ray Charles, Johnny Cash, Beck...Let's talk about music!
I am a very good cook and love good food. I want to cook for you.
My chocolate chip cookies are legendary, and once made a teenage
boy say something so inappropriate, he was almost banned from my
I love to read. Two popular titles of recent years that I thought
were just awful: The Tipping Point, and Three Cups of Tea. If you
agree, we may be soulmates. If you disagree, that's no biggie
either...we still may be soulmates, but I am not likely to be in a
book club with you.
Movies: I like them too.
Shows: Sopranos. Breaking Bad. Arrested Development, Parks &
Recreation, 30 Rock. The Wire. ID Discovery. Lots of CNN. I don't
watch very much TV, although I don't fear or hate it.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
outdoor recreation: camping/hiking/skiing/cycling/kayaking
I'd prefer not to do without a meaningful romantic relationship
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Will I ever be able to stop answering to The Man? Why do two bass
guitars hang on my office wall, yet I never make time to play them?
Why do spider crickets and mosquitos exist? What am I gonna make
for dinner tonight?
Can't we all just get along?
Where are you?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Wondering why so many women on OKC list "parallel parking" in the
"I'm really good at" section of their profile. :) For those of you
who admire parallel parking skills, here's a recent video of me
parallel parking my Mini...
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have such an irrational fear of electrocution, I have actually
stopped using my toaster in the bathtub.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You want to date someone who is truly a very good guy, is very
passionate (and a great kisser!), is fun, and who is surprisingly
I don't have a long list of requirements, but am hoping to meet
just one attractive, active, happy, fun woman with a youthful
spirit who is truly laid-back, at least in her personal life. If
you are an intense go-getter at work, that's awesome...as long as
you can truly relax and have fun when work is done. I would like to
meet a woman who can become a good friend. I'm up for any activity,
but my match will tend to be more into an outdoor festival, or live
music, or a gallery/museum, or a bike ride, than a night at the
opera or a seminar...although I would happily go along on any
outing that was of interest to her. We may get along really well if
your friends/family would use any of the following to describe you:
youthful, playful, casual, fun, optimistic, happy, relaxed... Not
so much if: uptight, stuffy, anxious, depressed, angry...
Who are you looking for?
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