Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I hate trying to describe myself. Its very hard to do. I like
bright colors. My living room is apple green. I like abstract art,
but I think old buildings are amazing. I have a degree in Art
History, so I'm good at Jeopardy and Trivial Pursuit (do people
still play that?), but I work in IT. I'm probably not as much of a
complicated person as I'm trying to make you think. I have a
tendency to speak my mind, and sometimes I put my foot in my mouth
because of it.
I am shy, independent, and creative.
I'm looking for a man who's equally independent, and financially
secure with an eye toward retirement. He should see the benefit of
companionship but still have his own life. I'm not interested in
someone who's far away. I'm settled where I am, and don't intend to
relocate, and I don't have any interest in carrying on a long
distance relationship. If you're half-way across the country, I
can't hold you at night.
I'm also not interested in anyone who can't hold up their
obligations. If we make a date, either keep it or cancel. I'm a big
girl, I can handle the rejection. Don't just leave me hanging. You
don't like when it happens to you, so have a little courtesy. Don't
be a coward.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I work in the financial field, in information technology. It pays
the bills. I'm lucky, in these trying economic times, to have a
good job, in a good field, that hopefully won't be going away. I
probably shouldn't write that, for fear of the unmentionable
happening. I'd like to have more time to devote to my hobbies, but
wouldn't everyone? I guess I should mention what my hobbies are.
I'm a fiber artist - I work with fiber in many ways. I am a weaver,
and a spinner, and a knitter. I have the luxury to be able to
afford to indulge in my hobbies without trying to make them pay for
themselves, but it's nice to sell a piece every once in a while!
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Knitting socks. It's crazy to knit socks, since you're going to
walk through the heels sooner or later, and you can buy a bunch of
socks at Target for a whole lot less time and money than you can
knit a pair, but then they're just socks. It's nuts, I know, but I
can promise you that I'm not the only crazy sock-knitting nutcase
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My handmade socks? Who knows...I'll have to ask my friends.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books - I have will always have an eternal affection for The Lord
of the Rings, because it taught me to love to read. I liked the
movies, but I'm a little sad, because I had all of these lovely
scenes in my imagination, and now the scenes are all Peter
Jackson's vision. I can't remember what I thought Rivendell looked
like before the movies.
I don't subject folks to my musical taste, because I tend towards
bagpipes and fiddles. If someone nicked my iPod, they'd probably
toss it because of all the screeching.
Movies - I don't really watch a lot of movies. I probably should.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My dog Maggie.
Good food and wine
Comfort food and beer.
Yarn and fiber.
My loom(s) and spinning wheel(s)
My family, even though they're far away.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to solve that persistent niggling problem at work. The current
political situation, and if we're ever going to get out of it. How
lucky I am, and how people in less fortunate circumstances are
really screwed in this day and age. How quickly I could become one
of those people in less fortunate circumstances.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Recovering from the week. Perhaps with a friend or two, and dinner
at a nice restaurant. Or just a quiet night at home.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You'd like to meet someone who is nice, caring, fun to be with, and
interesting. If you're interested in good conversation and casual
nights out. If you're intelligent and well-read. Seduce me with
your excellent grammatical skills and proper use of punctuation.
The Oxford comma turns me on. I love a good, concise, well-written
However, if you're overly-religious, you should take a pass. I'm
not, and I don't intend to convert.
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