Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I was born in Oregon and live in the Bay. Like most Oregonians, I'm
proud of my Northwest heritage, but am happy living in SF, where
I've been for over 11 years now. (Wow, I'm old.)
I bike around the city, but occasionally drive. Walking's too slow
and public transportation drives me crazy. I play soccer. I read. I
drink beer in the park and play games involving aiming.
Occasionally I sing karaoke.
I know how to have a good time and I believe that more is usually
merrier. I'm not a vegetarian. Sometimes I have a beard and
sometimes I don't. I'm better at spontaneous plans than future
ones. I listen to Radiolab when I cook. I don't hold grudges. I can
do tricks. And I don't leave my dishes in the sink.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
During the school year, I'm a high school English teacher. Come
summer time, you'll find me jumping off rocks and bridges (into
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
whistling, speed-walking, cooking pasta, drunk biking, board games,
pencil tricks, washers, bowling, spinning things on my finger,
driving a stick shift, finding urban hikes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
BOOKS - I like small paperbacks. More specifically, I like JD
Salinger, Jonathan Franzen, John Steinbeck, David Mitchell,
Jonathan Latham, Cormac McCarthy, Jennifer Egan, Norman Mailer,
Kurt Vonnegut, John Updike, Roddy Doyle, A.M. Homes, Ken Kesey, and
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
soccer, used book stores , my friends, making people laugh, the
Oregon Country Fair (think hippies in the woods, not Carnies and
livestock). I only need five things.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Language, grammar, how to be engaging.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Going to happy hour and then seeing where the night leads me.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
In middle school I was a juggler
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You have a sense of humor. You are intellectually curious. You are
spontaneous. You watch and listen and read.
Who are you looking for?
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