Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am laid-back outwardly while internally intense.
Probably the most accurate statement of who I am, is that I am a
combination of things made up of CASUAL from my rural upbringing,
DRIVEN from the modest but educated means of my family growing up
which taught me to question what the establishment and find ways to
improve it. I juxtapose that with and appreciation of simple
pleasures and style that are luxurious without being wasteful or
excessive (I learned this from my experience with the Italians and
their ability to extract stylish leisure even in historically hard
I want to learn and grow as much as I can in this lifetime while
contributing to what's best. I see myself accomplishing this
through my teaching of four-year olds, and a committed relationship
without children in our home. I'm am a guy with a casual style. I
like to try foods that are unfamiliar as well as old favorites, but
I avoid upscale, expensive restaurants. I enjoy neighborhood pubs
and occasional nights of dancing but am not a frequent club-goer. I
like exploring new neighborhoods and expanding my comfort level of
the unfamiliar. I love NPR but am not a frequent arts patron (but
have enjoyed the vast majority of my experiences at
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Elementary school teacher and volunteer firefighter. Keeping my
boat against others' judgement. Enjoying my camping land more than
I expected I would, each and every time.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Various things. That's what getting to know someone is all about.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
That I'm genuine. I am what I show you. The challenge, I have
found, is for others (and myself) to see what people are showing us
and not only what you (or I) want to see in each other.
Just tested out as an INTP which seems accurate.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Fidel Castro - My Life (Biographies/non-fiction) Most any well made
documentary, Alt-J, select R&B/Soul, Robert
Cray(blues)/Jonathan Richman/Jazz fusion, If Andrew Zimmern will
eat it, I'll try it.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Important things to me are: Travel, me-time, thoughtful
conversation, and contributing to the planet in a helpful way.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Happy hour, heading to the fire station for a night shift, or
heading out of town on a weekend exploration of somewhere new or to
camp on my land or hang out on my old boat.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Admit publicly? By definition, nothing.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You know yourself, YOU complete you, you know what you want, you
are laid-back while naturally curious.
Imagining myself matching up well with someone with a Jane
Goodall-esque inside and a girl-next-door outside. Not looking for
anyone who relates or aspires to be/live like, in the least, the
Kardashians. (I have a sneaking suspicion that won't be a problem.
They didn't get this far down my profile anyway) :)
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