Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
If people had labels, mine would say "Visual, smart, and
optimistic, with a streak of independence that only comes out all
the time. Pairs well with everything, but has a kick that you won't
I'm a Midwestern native that has been in New York City for the last
four years after living in France and Boston. (Not in that order.)
And now I'm in Cincinnati.
I can get a little silly, and I'm more than a little nerdy. I like
to laugh, create, and ask questions. I'm also good at fixing
things, preparing for zombie apocalypses (apocaly?), and solving
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
As an educator, I devise entertaining activities that will teach
people to appreciate art and find their own creative voice. And I
am always covered in paint.
But I always make time for reading books (The Magicians!), biking,
winding down with drinks, and brunching with my friends on the
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Pretty much everything!
Laughing, creating things, thinking outside of the box, making
people smile, and being devils advocate. Giving advice, listening,
being a good friend. Sleeping, spooning, eating, kissing,
breathing, hogging all the covers. I also have a pretty awesome
moral core. I swear a lot.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: Philip Pullman, Meredith Pierce, Garth Nix, Robin Hobb,
Robin McKinley, Jack Kerouac, Elizabeth Peters, Susan Cooper, Neil
Gaiman, Lev Grossman, Tom Spanbauer, Carlos Andres Gomez, George R.
TV: Downton Abbey. Arrested Development. Firefly. Doctor Who. Buffy
the Vampire Slayer. Louis CK. Bobs Burgers.
Movies: Star Wars, Princess Bride, Casablanca, Dave Chappelle's
Block Party, Jane Eyre, Swingers, Almost Famous, The Royal
Tenenbaums, Trainspotting, Tootsie, and basically anything by Kevin
Smith or Joss Whedon.
Netflix has pegged me as a viewer that likes "Independent movies
with a strong female lead." Frankly, I like films that I can
"Negative. I am a meat popsicle." The Fifth Element.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Pockets: I was not born with a kangaroo pouch...
Cellphone: It is the magical device that tells me where to go, what
I need to do, and what others are doing.
Glasses: All the better to see you with, my dear.
Rubber Bands: They close bags half full with frozen peas and hold
my hair back when I am drawing.
External hard drive: I just bought a 1 Tera External Hard drive...
and my life has officially changed. There's just so. much. room.
(That's what he said.)
Earphones: I always want them because I always lose them.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What type of dog I want to get.
"Am I subconsciously supporting the patriarchy?"
Not killing the earth.
My next tattoo.
Joss Whedon (Specifically, why he should have written Star Wars-
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Looking for my lost earphones. Then once I've admitted defeat, I
exit my door for another food/movie/gallery/music/bar/theatre
adventure with friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
This is totally humiliating...
But I was once peed on by a rhino.
(And no. I did not enjoy it.)
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
If you can tell me what color my message button is. (Seriously. I
never know these days.)
If you listen to Brian Lehrer or Diane Rehm, are GGG, and know who
Ai Wei Wei is.
If you have confidence, ambition, and a sense of humor... If you're
a pro-level communicator with a nerdy silly side who wants to go on
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