(THIS GENTLELADY IS TICKLISH ABOUT SELF-PR. HENCE, AN OLD FRIEND
THE NARRATOR IS TAKING OVER HER PROFILE-WRITING ACTIVITY.)
-The best laughter, light, gingerly and with much verve.
-Many interests and no time to pursue them, like a good
-Complex but doesn't take herself too seriously.
-Quick with a quip but always tender.
-Stand on one foot, but not too long
-Touch her chin with her tongue but not her nose
-Can sit on a rocking chair but not in winter time, because it's
much too cold, and it's time to go home anyways.
-Foods that taste like air and condiments-- iceberg lettuce with
ketchup, asian pear with jam,
-Too many type-os (hence the typing intervention) because she never
learned to touch-type (instead two-finger types very fast, though a
-The odd, the artsy, and the nerdy because she can appreciate many
forms of insanity. (But if you try too hard, she is sure to giggle)
What I’m doing with my life
In her past life, she wanted to curate museums and fly back and
forth across the globe. Now she's working mon-fri in an office,
doing work she believes makes people happier, but which sadly does
not take her across oceans very often.
I’m really good at
-Making people feel warm and good.
-Listening to stories, though she's not the best storyteller
herself (they always meander somewhere else, but perhaps that's
amusing in itself).
-Laughing at the world, while being completely engaged with its
The first things people usually notice about me
Tall stature, striking big smile, swaying movements. (Among our
friends, we call her our Beethoven because she cuddles and loves
you like a St. Bernard-- you can nuzzle her, but she may fall
asleep on you...)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
-LOOK, we all know the drill: I can list her cultural paradigms
(her love of Alex Pareene and William Wimsatt, her ability to
appreciate high and low culture, from Zoolander to Damien Rice to
-BUT you can discuss taste and interest and all things eclectic, if
and when you get to know her-- that's half the fun, eh?
-SUFFICE to say, she reads voraciously, is an excellent
conversationalist and can tell a decent joke.
The six things I could never do without
This narrator presumes...
-sense of humor
-enthralling works of fiction,
-breaking nonsensical rules (like the # of items on a list)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
(Really, OKcupid? Do we dare disclose the contents of our neurotic,
PREVIOUS comment applies-- find out for yourself, and you might be
On a typical Friday night I am
Who knows? My guess is... in the library when she's in nerd-mode,
otherwise whatever the city of Austin has to offer-- she's a New
Yorker transplanted in Texas, but seems surprisingly amused by the
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
This one I cannot speak for...
You should message me if
You like creative, curious, confident, spontaneous, intelligent--
and can teach her how to type properly (really, for all our
friends' sakes-- we can't handle any more undecipherable emails.)
Oh, and if you won't question the veracity of the narrator.