Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm outgoing and make friends with just about everybody. I LOVE to
travel and have lived all over the U.S., France and Chile. I speak
French, Spanish and English fluently and dabble in other languages
for fun. I love to engage in conversation and adore learning new
things (I'm quite inquisitive). I'm a teacher and love my job more
than anything. Every day is a new adventure. I am very "gourmande"
(I don't know the word in English, it's like a person who loves
finer foods/cuisines, foodie maybe?). I love to work out and
usually aid in doing so by dancing whenever the mood strikes
Now at the risk of sounding completely conceited I must admit that
I'm a huge bleeding heart. I'm actually selfless to a fault. It's
kind of gotten me in trouble before (ish) but I just can't
comprehend selfishness or worrying about myself when there are real
problems and people that need help out there. I have to make a
concentrated effort to do something for myself. It's a blessing and
a curse I guess.
I am a ridiculously simple person. I appreciate getting straight to
the point. *I reread that. It was not meant to sound like a sex
It's pretty difficult to talk about yourself in a way that doesn't
make you sound like a complete douche, or at least I haven't
mastered that art yet... I will say that I'm pretty transparent, so
if there's any confusion talking to me will clear that up right
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm an ESL/English teacher at a European international school. I
spend most of my time in professional development and researching
educational methodologies. I am working on creating a curriculum
for my levels for my first through fifth grade classes.
I've decided this summer I'm going to Italy so I've started
studying Italian on the side. This will be the sixth language I've
studied and I'm hoping to hit more up soon! Last summer was
Australia, Malaysia, Cambodia, and Thailand.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Witty humor. Once I get to know someone I can be very hilarious but
in a raunchy/sarcastic/dry way. I'm actually grossly inappropriate
and vulgar. If you think ladies should never curse, move around
because I put sailors to shame. So good at creating awesome strings
of curse words.
I guess I'm good at dancing :P Either way I really like it...
Being honest. I actually suck at lying. I always say what's on my
mind, because life is easier that way.
Learning. I love it. Obviously languages is my hobby, but I love
learning about others' interests as well, regardless of the topic.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm passionate and intense, but also extremely goofy :P
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Currently reading (I know I will forget to update this later): A
Feast for Crows and A Dance with Dragons. Yes I'm double-fisting
them as they run parallel to each other for the most part.
I don't normally read nonfiction but historical
linguistics/etymology fascinates me. It's my first Bryson book and
I'm excited about it. I'm rather enjoying his writing style
(although I found a few tiny errors, but I'll let them slide :P Now
I sound like a snob...)
Books: Etymologicon, The Millennium Trilogy and other Scandinavian
thrillers, The Secret Garden and A Little Princess (because I
refuse to grow up), The Giver (and other young adult dystopia lit),
Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Miracle at St. Anna, all Michael Crichton
and Stephen King, Le Petit Prince, tout ce qu'il y a de Baudelaire,
Victor Hugo, Molière, Rimbault (!!)
Movies: An Imitation of Life, To Sir With Love, L'Auberge Espagnol,
L'Arnacœur, Two Days in Paris, Midnight in Paris, La Cage Aux
Folles, Le Dîner des Cons, La Chèvre, les Intouchables, Sherlock
Holmes, Mildred Pierce, What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?
Shows: Modern Family, Always Sunny, Downton Abbey, I netflix Dr.
Who and the new Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch) and kind of
have unhealthy crushes on them both.
Music: Lord..... Everything? Favorite style would have to be
neotango I suppose. Ambiance music is always nice. I like hip hop
in the original sense of the word (not to be confused with ghetto
mess hip pop). Love bachata (and to dance to it!) and all other
latin styles. Soulful blues/jazz is always appreciated. I was
raised right and on classical music so I LOVE listening to
classical and jazz to unwind. I have also even been known to
tolerate country (rarely, but it happens).
Oh goodness Food: EVERYTHING
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Chapstick, a good book, lesson planning book, my phone (bad, I
know), wallet, passport
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I spend a lot of time thinking about my classes, and new
ideas/lessons I want to try/implement with them
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Curled up reading a book, sipping a glass of wine and listening to
Gotan Project on Pandora :)
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Obviously, if you are interested in talking to me. I think that one
is pretty simple.
BUT: Don't message me if you are going to start your conversation
with "Want to have sex?" I feel like as a citizen of the planet
EARTH I at least deserve a fucking hello. If you can't even
acknowledge a woman as a living breathing human being with a brain
tucked away somewhere behind that face you seem stuck on then I am
going to politely ask you to not ever speak to me. I don't have the
time or patience.
And in that same vein, if you point out my own physical attributes
to me you are a moron. I have had this body for 25 years and have
graduated from puberty quite some time back. Telling me what is
nice on me is redundant. Not to sound cocky, but I already know.
And it makes me think that you can't come up with ANYTHING to start
a conversation other than pointing out the obvious. I should be
clear, I don't think I'm perfect, but I do know what I have and
what I don't have. I don't need someone who can't think of a book
or TV show or what happened to them today to tell me about ME.
Sorry, that is my little rant. They happen from time to time. For
idiots. It's always for idiots.
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