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31 F New York, NY

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Last Online
Today – 4:45pm
5′ 7″ (1.70m)
Body Type
Judaism, but not too serious about it
Graduated from masters program
Relationship Status
Relationship Type
Doesn’t have kids
Likes dogs and has cats

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My self-summary
I regularly make jokes about running away and joining the circus. I won't. Even though I'd be an awesome lion tamer. Seriously. Totally. Awesome.

I work too much, but I love what I do a good portion of the time. When I'm not working though, I'll do whatever I can to not think about it: go to the roller derby, the park, the bookstore, find a BBC crime drama on netflix and pour a glass and a half of wine.

But all of that wandering isn't indiscriminate... I am very likely to judge people on their bookshelves and their grammar. Misused or misspoken phrases make me nuts (it is not 'for all intensive purposes'). Although so much can be forgiven if there is an adorable animal involved. I may or may not have been known to stalk dog parks.

After a two year Facebook hiatus, I came back only to discover that everyone had a lot of pictures of babies, cats, and puppies. I love a good "awwwww" as much as the next girl but I think I prefer real life conversations. That hasn't stopped me from posting pictures of my cat. Sorry. Everyone.
What I’m doing with my life
Proving to college students that while angry birds uses physics, it doesn't teach physics. I work in college educational media which has its boring moments (so many boring moments) but I somehow ended up really enjoying it.

I travel whenever I can... Texas, California, Deep South, western Europe, Mexico, and soon, Iceland... I do it to explore, to take photos, to talk to strangers but definitely not to sit in a resort and only see the same people I saw on the plane.
I’m really good at
Putting together furniture without instructions and recycling wine bottles. Rolling my eyes, wriggling my ears, and sticking out my tongue. Procrastinating. Staying quiet long enough to get people to tell me more than they intended.
The first things people usually notice about me
My shameful overuse of ellipses...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I read endlessly... Ann Patchett, Richard Ford, Richard Russo, and Shirley Hazzard are favorites these days. I've read everything Truman Capote wrote but only after everything Kurt Vonnegut wrote, love Roald Dahl (both his children's and adult works) and suspect that Mary Roach and I are destined to be best friends.

I started watching Shameless recently (UK, then US). I'm a sucker for a good costume drama (hello Downton Abbey). 30Rock, Parks and Rec, and anything else that will give me a laugh. I don't have cable, so I rely on netflix and hulu to keep me up to date. In other words, no... I didn't see last nights episode. Of Anything.

Music is hard to pin down. I'll pretty much listen to anything that isn't hardcore metal... I love music, but I'm no good when it comes to listing off an impressive collection of obscure indie rock bands.
The six things I could never do without
Cheese (Literal and Figurative)
My Camera
Empty Apartment Dance Parties
Red Wine
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How a decade ago, I was sure that I'd be a grownup by now.
On a typical Friday night I am
Being lazy. Sooooo lazy. I'm a nerd at heart. I love a good book, a movie, a glass or three of wine.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have an online dating profile. Shhhhh....
I’m looking for
  • Guys who like girls
  • Ages 30–38
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For long-term dating, short-term dating
You should message me if
If you are willing to write in complete sentences... if you can think of more to say then "hey"... If your profile picture isn't you shirtless or you with some girl whose head is blurred out... Really: You can do better than that.