Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am outgoing yet relaxed, I rarely panic, avoid drama and am very
flexible when making most decisions. I am very happy with my life
and the choices I have made. I am looking for a partner to enjoy
life with, not someone to complicate it.
I rarely make plans more than 2 weeks ahead and I love random
weekend adventures. I am also pretty independent. I know how to use
power tools and I can throw a dinner party without help (although
it is much easier with assistance!). My current hobbies are making
fancy gin cocktails and refinishing furniture. But these change on
a monthly basis.
Most weekends you can find me out hiking somewhere with my two dogs
Max and Pierre. I enjoy the challenge of hiking up mountains and
there is a calm that I get from being in nature that I just can't
capture anywhere else. I enjoy any sort of outdoor activity.
What I’m doing with my life
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I work for the FDA, keeping the public safe from sneaky medical
device companies. I also spend a lot of time doing fun and or
educational activities with the high schooler I mentor. We were
matched up over 2 years and will be together until she graduates.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
entertaining (cooking, cocktails and music selection), providing
random facts (never useful ones, seriously, not even for trivia
games), spilling things (not very helpful when cooking),
snowboarding, and anything involving viruses (that's what I studied
in grad school).
The first things people usually notice about me
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My dark curly hair and THE VOLUME OF MY VOICE (my dad's hearing
impaired so it comes in handy).
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books: anything by Christopher Moore or Jasper Fforde, Bridget
Jones, and Salt: A History of the Salt. I've been into historical
fiction lately, it feels like I'm learning but in a fun way.
Movies: I'm not too discriminating just no horror movies (I have a
nightmare issue, they are scary and bizarre enough on their own
without the ideas from scary movies).
Music: My music tastes are pretty much rock oriented and a bit
dated to the late 90's early 00's. Some of my favorites are Weezer,
Phoenix, Nirvana, Foo Fighters, Libertines, Von Bondies, Rancid,
Suicide Machines, Scissor Sisters, Franz Ferdinand, Yeah Yeah
Yeahs. I love going to concerts too, recently saw Jack White at
Merriwhether and the Afghan Whigs at 9:30 club.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
-my dogs Pierre and Max
-Water, at least 3 liters a day
-my Bose headphones
-Heat/Warmth- I hate being cold!
-Podcasts. Right now I am in love with "Doug Loves Movies" and "Who
Charted?". If you have any suggestions I am open.
-Update: I am without cable for the first time in my life...so I
would say I couldn't live without my Netflix and HuluPlus. So much
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
EEK!! I just bought house! I move on February 3rd and there is a
lot of fixing up to be done so I spend a significant amount of time
thinking about home design and decor. I spend some time thinking
about the next virus pandemic (is it even possible for the WHO and
CDC to fuck up their Ebola response anymore?!) the next thing I am
going to cook, how can I keep my dogs happy and occupied without
taking up running marathons daily, and will I ever sellout and work
for a big rich device company.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out in Silver Spring or D.C. to dinner or checking out the best new
cocktail bar. Or I could be making it an early night so I can get
up early and hike down by Shenandoah with the dogs.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have a half brother and a half sister from my dad. They are both
over 50 and gay and they don't talk to each other. (So my family is
a bit unusual and complicated). Despite all of their personality
faults I love them both very much, so if you are homophobic that's
a deal breaker for me.
You should message me if
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You liked what you read and if you prefer to meet up sooner rather
than later. I prefer getting to know people in person rather than
through numerous emails.
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