Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I grew up in Baltimore but went to school in Washington and decided
I liked it so much I'd stick around.
I like to spend a lot of time on my own and while I have some great
friends and family I would characterize myself as a solitary
person. I love to read, watch sports and television, and hang out
with my friends. That said, I'd go crazy if I wasn't out and about
in the city trying to meet new people.
I am laid back, and more often than not I need to be pushed by
friends and family to try new things. However, I have found as I
get older that this is happening less and less as I take more
initiative on my own.
When people first meet me I am pretty quiet. It takes a while for
me to open up but once you get to know me you realize I have a
great sense of humor, an active imagination and a silly side when
appropriate, and sometimes not so appropriate. I am also pretty
loyal to people I am close to in my life.
What I’m doing with my life
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I have a great job with the federal government in health care that
I would say is a career at this point in my life, but I would also
say that I work so that I can enjoy life. I still take my job very
seriously and consider myself very good at what I do. (If only I
had the same confidence in the rest of my life. I might be
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
The first things people usually notice about me
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The beard. And I fidget when I am nervous. I have also been told I
have nice eyebrows for whatever that is worth.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I read a lot, one or two books a week. Mostly best selling author
types. At any given time I have probably read at least three books
on the NY Times bestseller list. I read to get away but I also
learn a lot from what I read. My taste in genre is pretty eclectic
from mysteries, thrillers, historical fiction to the occasional
sci-fi or fantasy novel. I have also started reading more literary
fiction lately. Some of my favorite authors are Crichton, Tropper,
R.R. Martin, Grafton, Bernard Cornwell and French to name a
I like to watch movies, but from the comfort of my couch not a
movie theater. Getting Netflix for the first time was a big deal.
Getting a Roku an even bigger deal. I like going to the movies, it
just doesn't happen all that much. I used to be able to watch
anything but I am discovering the older I get the more discerning
my taste. I now enjoy television more.
Speaking of which, I watch a good amount of that too. I enjoy most
shows on AMC, FX, HBO and SHO. A few of my favorite shows presently
are: Mad Men, Walking Dead, The Americans, Game of Thrones, Silicon
Valley, Downton Abbey, New Girl, Orange is the New Black and
Homeland. I have found that I tend to DVR everything and I hardly
watch anything live unless it's a sporting event.
I have an eclectic taste in music but I know far less about music
than I would like. I have actually fallen hopelessly behind in the
music scene. I used to go to a fair amount of live shows but have
trouble getting my friends to go with me (maybe you would like to
join me?). I tend to enjoy indie/alternative music and have a soft
spot for Beach House. If you get to know me I'll tell you
I am a picky eater but I am trying.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
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I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Silly stuff that makes people question my maturity.
The Baltimore sports franchises.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out with my friends at a bar unwinding from the work week.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I am the commissioner of my friends' fantasy football league and I
enjoy it a lot.
You should message me if
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You have read this far, you're still interested, and you're not
troubled that I am not a world traveling, marathon running,
outdoorsman. I am also always open to a good book recommendation.
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