Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I enjoy being in my comfort zone, but I love to explore new places
I have freckles. They get more prominent the longer I'm in the
I run almost every day, and try to tackle a marathon in a different
city each year.
I am most comfortable in flip flops and jeans, but I clean up
pretty well. Football at a bar on a Sunday? Awards show? Yep, I
I talk to my grandma multiple times a week - she's one of the
coolest people I know.
I sing in the car. Not very well.
I am considering getting a ukulele.
I enjoy volunteering but don't do enough of it here in LA.
I love to travel and try to do at least a couple big trips a year -
this year it was Munich for Oktoberfest, and then three weeks in
I don't eat meat, but I love veggie sushi.
I am bad with spelling but good with grammar.
I broke my finger while running.
I lived in Hong Kong but only remember about 5 words of
I am an NPR junkie and a sustaining member of KPCC.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Working too much, but trying to change that...or at least be
conscious of it. Knowing is half the battle, right GI Joe? I have
been with the same company since my first year in college and I
still sometimes wonder what I'm going to do when I grow up.
I enjoy my off time and try to fill it with friends, family,
travel, running and hanging with my pup. I like to go out, but
honestly I'm out so much for work, I really like a good night in
with a movie, a glass or two of wine and good company.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Following recipes and putting together Ikea furniture. I can whip
up almost any meal if I have a recipe. And your Expedit bookshelf?
Give me a screwdriver (the tool...and maybe the drink too) and the
picture manual and prepare to be wowed.
I'm also good at Power Point and Excel. Actually that's a little
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Freckles? Curly hair? I guess I don't really know.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Wild, Pride and Prejudice, A Tree Grows In Brooklyn, The
Namesake, Everything Is Illuminated, A Heartbreaking Work of
Staggering Genius, Cutting for Stone, Tipping Point, Where the
Music: Way too much to list. Indie, folk, singer/songwriter,
classic rock, 90s alternative, etc. Iron & Wine, Arcade Fire,
Band of Horses, Beatles, CCR, Simon & Garfunkel, Pink Floyd,
Pearl Jam, Flaming Lips to name a few.
Movies: I don't claim to have great taste, just eclectic skewing a
bit girly. Love Actually, Almost Famous, Bridget Jones' Diary, The
Kings Speech, Bridesmaids...I'll watch anything but gore-y
Food: Vegetarian. But as long as it didn't have eyes or a mother,
I'll eat it.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My dog, running shoes, iphone, passport, coffee, a comfy sweatshirt
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?
Sometimes going to a show, sometimes going to happy hour for a
drink, sometimes on the couch with a glass of wine and Netflix.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have a crushes on Ira Glass and Jad Abumrad.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You like to explore. You don't take yourself too seriously. A beard
is a bonus but not a necessity. I'm a sucker for facial hair :)
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