Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
am a 37 year old woman often captivated by the ordinary.
i enjoy being with people and i’m aware that i need time
my life is full of transition right now, which is both exciting and
a bit unnerving.
i love words and i love the stories they tell: in books, music,
i have traveled a good deal, and hope to keep doing it for a long
time to come.
i have a pug, his name is lyle, and he just turned 9.
i am a nurse, working with kiddos who have cancer.
i love to laugh. i really love to laugh.
i don’t like chocolate ice cream or chocolate milk – but i love
i have a mom, dad, and younger brother. i love them dearly.
i like to be outside.
it takes me a while to pick out the perfect christmas tree.
i really like sunrises and sunsets. i think because they both
remind me that change happens slowly...and it can be
i want to learn to fly fish. badly.
i like surprises.
i’m a nostalgic dreamer.
autumn is my favorite.
i see your sarcastic banter and raise you quick wit.
i love food…because it is beautiful, fun to create & taste, and
usually draws people i love around a table.
i want to be a mother someday.
i enjoy non-intense days of skiing with my pops.
i listen to npr every morning.
i like waking up in a tent.
i believe in God. this shapes my entire life. i hope.
i prefer red wine to white.
i like to ride my bike while i’m wearing a skirt. and i bet i look
tough when i do.
i like holding hands.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
i'm loving being a nurse.
i write as much as i can.
i explore this city. sometimes with people. sometimes alone.
i bake. and cook.
i walk my dog. and sometimes i talk to him.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
asking questions, writing lists, learning languages, traveling,
telling stories, listening, writing, trying new things, cooking,
playing with kids, laughing, and remembering birthdays.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
i'm guessing my blue eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
i love a good book.
some of my favorites are:
jayber crow, by wendell berry.
east of eden, by john steinbeck.
the brothers k, by david james duncan.
crossing to safety, by wallace stegner.
a tree grows in brooklyn, by betty smith.
americanah, by chimamanda ngozi adichie.
i could go on and on...
when harry met sally.
life is beautiful.
i love the batman movies.
[i don't have one, but hulu & netflix provide the
the west wing.
friday night lights.
the wonder years.
leave it to beaver.
the cosby show [my heart is currently confused and sad].
the civil wars.
i love creating food & enjoying food. fish tacos are my very
favorite. i can't get enough curry - indian or thai. i'm loving
sushi more and more. i would never turn down greek. i am always up
for trying something new! i also love, in no particular order:
avocados, mangoes, spice, lime & cilantro, gummy candy, and
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
the story i want to be a part of telling in this world.
the past & the future.
how to define beauty.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
am i working the next morning? then i'm tucked in bed,
do i have the day off tomorrow? then i'm likely with friends.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
this is the part about you, right? well…
this part is tough, because i bet you’ll surprise me.
i hope you are kind.
i’d like to make each other laugh.
you see my quick wit and raise me playful shenanigans.
i imagine you like adventure and seeing new places.
it’s probably best if you’re the type of person who’s steady &
you love to be with me, but also understand needing time
perhaps you’ll be able to teach me to fly fish?
you’re intelligent and challenge me to think and grow as a
i hope you are patient.
you would like to be a father [maybe you are?].
you believe in God. this shapes your entire life. you hope.
you probably have interests that will be new to me, and i’ll love
how different we are.
you love your family and friends.
i bet you’re loyal.
you listen well and ask good questions.
you care well for your friends. and they know it.
i think you probably love to be outside.
you don’t mind being silly, in fact, you love being silly.
Who are you looking for?
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