Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a bit of a goofball. I spend a lot of time being serious at
work and we all tend to take ourselves way too seriously. I enjoy
cutting loose when I have the chance.
Being healthy and active are important to me as are my favorite
food and drink. Running or hiking 10+ miles on a Saturday isn't
foreign to me but neither is following that up with a burger and a
couple of beers. Moderation is silly. Balance, on the other hand,
is crucial. If you have any idea what I'm talking about, we'll
probably get along.
Like almost everybody else on here, I love to travel. I get a
little restless when I haven't left the metro area for a few weeks
and even more so when I haven't left the country in awhile.
I'm a bit of a compulsive reader, usually going from one book to
another, reading more than one at a time. It's always been a way to
relieve stress or unplug for a bit. And preferable to turning the
In my free time, I want to be outside doing something: hiking,
backpacking, biking, or horseback riding. Most of the trips I take
incorporate one or more of the above.
I think that's it for now. If you want to know more, ask.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Trying to re-establish that balance in my life after leaving
teaching. I gave myself a year to relax before tackling what really
comes next. Year's almost up...starting over is a little scary but
also really exciting.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Changing a flat on my bike, cooking without a recipe, and
forgetting that my sunglasses are on my head.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm not sure if they're the first thing that gets noticed, but
people often comment on my chicken legs.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: East of Eden, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, The
River of Doubt, One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gone to Texas, The
House of Spirits
Movies: The Outlaw Josey Wales, Cool Hand Luke, The Good The Bad
and the Weird, The Princess Bride
Music: Adele, The Beatles, Etta James, Jamie Lidell, James Taylor,
Old Crow Medicine Show, Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn
Shows: I don't watch a lot of TV but I got into Game of Thrones
last season and it's pretty awesome. True Detective was too and
Always Sunny in Philadelphia is a favorite.
Food: Mexican/Salvadorean, Ethiopian, Thai, Korean,
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Passport, Hiking boots, Bike, Books, Macaroni and Cheese, Family
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Trying not to overthink anything right now, but I do enjoy figuring
out what my next adventure will be.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I usually just see where I'm at 5pm on a Friday. Most of the time I
like going for a run, cooking dinner, and reading or watching a
movie. Sometimes I'm getting out of the city for a weekend of
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Birds freak me out. A lot.
You should message me if
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You don't suffer separation anxiety when you get up from the couch,
will eat just about anything (at least once), don't cringe when you
here the word 'camping', can drink a whisky without a mixer, and
are looking for a partner in crime.
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