Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
The harmony of my composition is unquestionably broken by the
separation of its parts, yet each part forms of itself an admirable
The whole picture is worth four thousand guineas.
If you can describe a bruise you might get from running into a door
or cabinet at night when you're mad with thirst for another French
75, you may well be the woman of my dreams.
I might also consider a girl who has just won the Lotto and wishes
to Kickstart my dream job of being a layabout in Northern Spain,
happy to see me smiling as I potter about etching copperplates with
reverse drawings of listing ships full of sails and cherubs blowing
the cardinal winds.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Destroying it with copious amounts of coffee and Flensburg
Pilsener, Marcona almonds, pastries, and bubble baths.
Making up for the karmic destruction I wrought in my last life by
encouraging my son's and all of my friends' far-flung dreams.
Grafting tulips to cocoa trees, so to make lovely flowers that
taste like chocolate.
Settling arguments between the lesser elemental spirits that
sometimes hover in my home and consciousness.
Lots of other stuff too.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Playing Major Seven Chords and Sleeping.
Describing velocipedes and 19th c. pottery in great detail.
Tampering cocktails with velvet falernum and bitters.
Carousel horse riding.
Waking up happy and going to bed happy.
Digging up Mercury dimes.
Captivating children with nonsensical stories.
Determining when and where everyone is supposed to show up.
Punishing my servants with public lashings when they've been caught
conspiring with carnival troupes.
Catching crawdads and climbing china berry trees.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I like most everything except Rick Perry.
I try to accept and tolerate his existence in this life but I just
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
The six habits of highly successful people (they say there are
seven but I only use six)
My six jumpers of Shetland wool that keep me warm in the AC-chilled
air of my dacha
The magic sixpence with King George VI on one side and his royal
monogram on the other - a sixpence to last me all my life
Six flint glass tumblers from which a powerful elixir of bourbon is
poured into the great gobs of my friends
010. 013. 017. 030. 042. 052
The six french fries from which I divine the extraordinary from the
ordinary, using the principles of the I Ching. I am, of course,
most beholden to the qian hexagram, especially when dipped into
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What on earth it was I was thinking about earlier.
How silly the world really is below all the pretensions.
Pimped out time machines with curb feelers.
In which musical key the universe is humming.
My next meal.
Well.. infallibility vs inerrancy.
How great Curtis Mayfield's voice sounds when he starts singing the
song So In Love, right after the long horn introduction.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Trying to finish that Great Russian Novel I started in ninth
Transcribing multi-colored post-it notes with random thoughts into
something more cogent.
Cutting out pictures of French coiffure from an old encyclopaedia
so to make collages that look rather like vintage cigarette
Listening to my ten year old's manic analysis of a Stanley Kubrick
or Martin Scorsese movie.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have no secrets. At least not any I can remember.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You read my profile and felt all tingly inside.
You have a kind heart and you're interested in another person's
inner life - not just your own.
You can recite any WB Yeats poem and/or you've made a sea-worthy
vessel by hand.
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