Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I grew up in Pittsburgh, went to Ohio State for my bachelor's and
stuck around Columbus for 2.5 years after I graduated, went back to
Pittsburgh for grad school, and moved to Chicago in July
I live up in Rogers Park and really love it. I have a pit bull and
have become an advocate on behalf of the breed. I am a weird mix of
nerdy and ultra-girly. (Example: My bathroom is hot pink, but I
have 7 seasons of X-Files on DVD.) I love reading, going to movies,
trying new restaurants, and walking along the shore of Lake
I'm looking for dates and maybe a relationship. Looking for a man,
NOT a boy - please see Mindy Kaling's thoughts on the matter
she explains it so well.
What I’m doing with my life
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Working in graduate admissions at DePaul University. Taking my dog
to the beach. Trying to progress through my never-ending pile of
Recipes to Try. Going to the farmer's market.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Parallel parking, organizing, recycling, picking up litter in my
neighborhood. Spending too much time on art.com. Bookmarking
restaurants I never actually go to (you can help with this one!).
The first things people usually notice about me
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My smile. People do not realize it is the result of a palatal
expander, braces for over 3 years, jaw surgery, and 15 screws in my
upper jaw. All compliments should be directed to Drs Dattilo and
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Harry Potter, anything by Nick Hornby, Shakespeare's
comedies and tragedies (no histories for me!). And a lot of fluffy
chick-lit that you probably don't care about.
Movies: Everything from light fluffy chick flicks to Best Picture
nominees. Except horror. No horror movies. My all-time favorite may
be Memento, up there with Lars and the Real Girl, Eternal Sunshine
of the Spotless Mind, (500) Days of Summer, and In Bruges. I also
like some fluffier movies - Mean Girls, Clueless, 10 Things I Hate
About You. My favorite Pixar movie is Finding Nemo.
TV Shows: 30 Rock, Parks & Rec, It's Always Sunny in
Philadelphia, Flight of the Conchords, Big Bang Theory, Community,
How I Met Your Mother, the Mindy Project.
Music: Beatles, Barenaked Ladies, Ben Folds (Five), showtunes.
Lately I've been into the Plain White T's and Sara Bareilles.
Food: I'm a vegetarian, but other than that I'm not very picky. I
love Indian, Thai and Mexican in the winter. Sushi and salads in
the summer. I love anything with eggplant, mango or avocado. I have
a major sweet tooth and a slight addiction to Starbucks' iced
cinnamon dolce lattes. My favorite dessert is creme brulee.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My dog, internet access, books, Lake Michigan, a comfy bed, and
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What recipe should I try next? The lemon basil orzotto or the
puff-pastry pizza with tomatoes?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
At home, watching a DVD with my dog. Going to bed early so that we
can be at the beach at 7 AM.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I can cook a mean red Thai curry, palak paneer or spanakopita...
but I can't cook rice to save my life.
You should message me if
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