Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
My name is Andrew (of course) and I'm from Madison, Mississippi, a
suburb near Jackson.
As Thomas Jefferson once said, I cannot live without books
I am a Christian
. That's pretty
I'm a bit of introvert, but I enjoy being social, too. I can seem a
little intense at first, but when I'm comfortable with somebody, I
joke a lot.
I value kindness, compassion, and empathy.
I'm kind of Southern, but mostly just suburban. I love
cities--especially Jackson as home and New Orleans as a dream.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I work at a bookstore, and I love my job so far. I used to be a
teacher, and I definitely did not love doing that. I'm also in the
process of applying to law school, which I'm kind of ambivalent
about, so we'll see.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I can edit the hell out of a term paper. Some people I make laugh;
others I don't. I think I can tell a decent story. I also have a
talent for both whistling and nonsense. I crush at trivia contests,
for whatever that's worth.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Just a head's up: even though I almost always take them off for
pictures, I wear glasses, all the time. Except to read, I
I'm a terrible judge of what people tend to think of my
I had a friend tell me recently that she forgot I had a sense of
humour because my face didn't change a lot, but I don't think
that's totally fair.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Watership Down
Saint Maybe (Anne Tyler), One Hundred Years of
), The Things They Carried
(Tim O'Brien), anything by William Shakespeare
but specifically King
Lear, The Bridge of San Luis
(Thornton Wilder), The Brothers K (David James Duncan), The
Fault in Our Stars (John Green
), some detective series
& Harlan Coben novels, Harry Potter, et al.
, The Big Lebowski
, Say Anything...
Remember the Titans, Doubt
I don't like horror movies.
, Robert Earl Keen
, David Wilcox,
, Miles Davis, Billy Joel, Dave Matthews, The Beatles,
Cooke, et al.
I have simple food tastes. If this is a big deal to you, you'll
have to be patient with me.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
-my family & friends
-probably the internet
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Just my ever-continuing quest to be an adult.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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that "personality" tab on my profile is astonishingly,
You should message me if
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Just go ahead. Keep in mind:
I'm looking for somebody intelligent and independent-minded.
Imperfect people will be received.
I'm sort of a hippie, politically, if that's a problem for
I'm not looking for anything specific. I just want to be open and
honest about whatever.
I'm not saying it's an absolute dealbreaker, but I'm pretty unsure
about dating anybody with children.
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