Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'd much rather know your Hogwarts House than your Meyers-Briggs
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
swear. I'm working on taking some cheerier pictures...
I am a big talker, AND a big listener.
My car is named after a character in Willy Wonka & The
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
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spent the past four years working with dogs, at training facilities
and doggy daycares, while attending graduate school. I also work
with Boston's urban youth through an educational non-profit.
I finished my Master's in Education in December...I'm still
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 give killer back and head scratches.
I'm usually pretty well informed about the day's news.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Red hair, blue eyes...but if I'm being realistic, probably my
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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currently reading - The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule
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
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel**best new book I've read
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
In & Out
A dollop of shows:
Rupaul's Drag Race
Six Feet Under
A smattering of music:
Death Cab for Cutie
The Hold Steady
pop-punk from when I was in high school (early 00's)
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
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?
tired, but open to suggestions.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I often do the dishes in my underwear because I tend to splash
water around - I don't have a dishwasher.
I also don't have a bathtub. I really miss having a bathtub.
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'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 a desirable trait.
You want to hold my hand.
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