Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'd much rather know your Hogwarts House than your Meyers-Briggs
I collect elephants - stuffed elephants, wooden elephants, glass
elephants, elephant jewelry, elephant print socks, and an elephant
tattoo. It's totally charming and not at all weird.
If you have a dog in your profile picture, I will click it.
I really enjoying singing, and have maybe 63% of a good voice (on a
good day). Singing in the car is my favorite, singing to the dogs
at work is a close second.
I find it really difficult to fake a smile for photos, as I'm sure
you can see for yourself - I'm not a sourpuss in real life, I
I often have to wake up around 5am for work and completely hate it,
every single morning.
I am a big talker, AND a big listener.
My new car is named after a character in Willy Wonka & The
I am a TOP NOTCH gift-giver.
I make a pot of homemade tomato sauce (almost) every Sunday
My "Personality" tab on here is pretty on the nose. I'm not overly
friendly to strangers, but I'm quite literary.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I work with dogs, and I work with kids (not at the same time). The
dog work is at a training intensive daycare, and the kid work is
with an educational non-profit catering to urban youth.
I -just- FINISHED MY MASTER'S DEGREE. IT'S EXCITING.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I read quite fast.
Dogs and cats generally think I'm awesome.
I can nap pretty much anywhere, anytime.
I'm usually pretty well informed about the day's news.
I write fantastic replies to Craigslist ads for jobs and
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Red hair, blue eyes...but if I'm being realistic, probably my
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
This is the abridged version -
Just a few books:
The Given Day/Live By Night/Mystic River/Shutter Island by Dennis
Oryx and Crake/The Year of the Flood/MaddAddam by Margaret
Harry Potter and the... by J.K. Rowling
Popular Crime by Bill James
White Oleander by Janet Fitch
The Century Trilogy by Ken Follett
The Virgin Suicides/Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Biographies - Marilyn Monroe, JFK, Charles Manson
A smidgen of movies:
It's a Wonderful Life
I Love You, Phillip Morris
Midnight in Paris
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Now and Then
A dollop of shows:
Rupaul's Drag Race
Six Feet Under
A smattering of music:
Death Cab for Cutie
old pop-punk from when I was in high school
A mouthful of food:
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. my cats, Danvers and Spaz. My most darling sunshines.
2. dogs, as a species
4. a comfortable, well made bed -- NO fucking top sheet.
5. the internet
6. a really great book
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What my favorite books would be like if they focused on a different
What am I going to do when Mad Men is over for good?
Edit: Currently scheduling a breakdown for mid May...
Also - sonder: noun. "the realization that each random passerby is
living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their
own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited
craziness—an epic story that continues invisibly around you like an
anthill sprawling deep underground, with elaborate passageways to
thousands of other lives that you’ll never know existed, in which
you might appear only once, as an extra sipping coffee in the
background, as a blur of traffic passing on the highway, as a
lighted window at dusk."
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
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I do my dishes in my underwear because I tend to splash water
around - I don't have a dishwasher.
You should message me if
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You like the same TV shows and want to discuss them in detail. Or
if you want to watch one of my favorite shows for the first time
and let me live vicariously through you.
You want to hold hands while wearing gloves.
You're an eloquent wordsmith.
You are an advocate of the daily nap.
You want to ask me something that ISN'T already stated on here -
reading comprehension is sexy.
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