Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm always on the move. I travel (been to India, Israel, the U.K.,
and Germany), bike, hike, ski, and camp. I love people with a good
appreciation of humor and irony.
For me, smart and sexy go hand-in-hand. I don't believe that
there's such a thing as love without friendship, and so this
profile is more to help me find friends than find love. That said,
I'm open to trying most things at least once.
I have most of the prereqs in place: I have my own place, drive my
own car, cook my own food, and do my own laundry. (Have I missed
I enjoy being healthy and active as much as I enjoy solving
problems and building things, and I'm really interested in finding
people who like those things, too.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Checking off items on my bucket-list. Writing the occasional
compiler when I'm forced to.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Reverse-engineering restaurant dishes, making and transforming
guru--we're sort of the priesthood), doing all
sorts of outdoorsy stuff.
I can juggle passably, stomp some wicked-sick chicken salads (yes),
make at least several dishes that might be considered "haute" (for
some definition of that word), and eat more wasabi faster than my
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
• Anything by Neil Gaiman
• Roger Penrose
• Cormac McCarthy
• Douglas Hofstadter
• Christopher Hitchens's essays
• Omar Kayyam
• American Horror Story (esp. season 2)
• Breaking Bad (I may or may not have ulcers from this show)
• Grimm (kinda)
• Buffy the Vampire Slayer (watched all 7 seasons in 2 weeks)
• Dr. Who
• Billy Talent
• Florence and The Machine
• In This Moment (sort of)
• Emili Sande
...and many more. I usually like specific songs better than
artists. Billy Talent and Flo are pretty consistently good.
Love Mediterranean and Italian as a rule, but I tend to like stuff
that's fun to cook.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
The outdoors, travel, my sense of humor, my bikes, good health,
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Summer: Driving to the middle of nowhere with my bike and
Fall: Walking to a movie, out with friends, or headed out
Winter: Out with friends, or reading
Spring: Headed out somewhere, or out with friends
I actually have a Bayesian model that I wrote that predicts what
I'm doing given the weather forecast and my Outlook calendar.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have Grinch underwear. They were a Christmas present, but turned
out lucky. Ask me about it sometime! Or don't, it's pretty weird.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You are not a machine sent from the future to destroy me. Or if you
generally agree with and love this Vanity Fair essay
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