Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
To help us converse, here's some background information of an
admittedly idealized version of me:
(I'd like to take this time to preach: conversate is NOT a word,
despite Beyonce's ubiquitous usage).
So I'm originally from NorCal and came down to SD to get away from
everything (mainly the parents). Almost a decade later, I landed an
awesome job at a high school teaching hoodrats Spanish and
Government (I use that term affectionately), and now find myself a
permanent resident of San Diego; I finally changed my voter
registration to SD, so this shit got real.
I graduated from SDSU in three years. I got my BA in Political
Science for the sole reason that I liked politics. Originally
wanting go to work in campaigns, after I realized how dirty they
were, I changed plans. I enrolled at SDSU again and got a
credential in Social Science. As no one hires history teachers, I
also added Spanish to my credential. And while I did speak it
growing up (mom's side is from Guatemala), my Spanish is far from
perfect. But now I'm a very marketable teacher.
I'm happily living in the real adult world, and have happily had my
'shit together' for years: car, my own place, and a job and an
education. My next goals are learning how to become a better
teacher and have a relationship (I realize the latter one is corny,
but they've actually done studies that show similar brain responses
for people in love and for people under the influence of
heroin...there is a tangible reason for wanting it!...and I'm not
about the drugs :p).
Random things about me: I'm extremely easy going, and I know a lot
of random facts. Like did you know salicylic acid, a common
acne-fighting ingredient, is aspirin? Or that plants can have
fevers? You'll notice in everyday conversation that I pull from
ADD memory bank. I love to learn and I'm a sponge for information.
I can spend hours reading and click hyperlinks on Wikipedia.
And yes, I realize the username is ridiculous. But I've had it
since seventh grade and I find it memorable. It also seems fitting
to my dietary choices.
I'm a vegetarian. I do eat dairy products and eggs. I'm not
hard core healthy (I have a fetish for french fries), but I
came to the realization that killing animals for meat wasn't
in 6th grade during the family Thanksgiving get-together. That went
over REALLY well.
I am pretty far left politically. But I love having
with all ends of the political spectrum. I hate Democrats and
Republicans equally. Lately I've actually been terribly
disenchanted with politics and have been reading socialist
I keep up with the news and current events. I read a lot online and
listen to NPR in the car. But the world just keeps sucking more and
more, it seems. Imperialist wars, no money for people, budget cuts,
I have recently been trying to expand my social circle.
Between working 40 hours and napping (I have a problem, we can talk
about this later), I have decided to make more of an effort to meet
new people. And while dating would be nice, I am very open to
making new friends and people to hang out with.
I have come to the conclusion that the only two places to
other gay guys is online or at a club. Not so into the latter.
let's try this e-dating thing. At least it's free, right?
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Teaching. Serving on my union's Board of Directors to influence
policy. Laundry. Taking snails off the sidewalk and putting them in
bushes so they won't get stepped on. Getting my masters online from
the University of Texas, a state I have never been to.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
asking questions (I'm pretty curious by nature) and practicing
The first things people usually notice about me
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I talk fast.
I bounce around from topic to topic in a conversation. I'd imagine
this makes me interesting or hard to understand.
I ask a lot of questions and am pretty good at getting people to
talk about themselves.
I am pretty high-energy and like to smile.
My eyes because they're some weird green blue mix. A very 'urban'
student once said they were the color of money.
My teeth. When I worked retail, people would mention them. I guess
$2,000 in orthodontia paid off. Thanks mom.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
My most recent: Mindy Kaling's "Is Everyone Hanging Out Without
Me?" Legitimate laugh-out-louds.
Nickel and Dimed, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Poppy.
TV shows: Walking Dead, Scandal, Newsroom, Veep, Revenge, Ally
McBeal, True Blood (basically crack in visual form), Grey's
Anatomy, Nurse Jackie, V,.
Movies: V for Vendetta I think is one of the best movies I've ever
seen. So is Pan's Labyrinth. Love Actually is a good romantic
comedy. I love documentaries. PBS' Frontline makes some great
Music: Think Christina Aguilera, Mandy Moore...yea. It's bad. It's
gay. Ask to see my Spotify Playlist. I have one playlist for me and
another for when I'm around other people so they don't kill
Food: Well I'm a vegetarian, so I could probably eat a veggie
burger and fries daily. I crave fries a lot. I also frequent frozen
yogurt places. Do not equate health and vegetarianism. Pizza is
also a favorite.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
my cell phone
GPS (I get lost so often...sometimes I can't find my car after I
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
politics, society, the inequalities that exist in our world
(wealth, sexism, bigotry, etc.), if I have any justifiable reason
to go to Target, food (as in if I think about it maybe the craving
will go away...), work, not going to work...sex.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have a geographic, or fissured (cracked) tongue. I like to think
it adds texture to things.
You should message me if
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if you think I'm interesting and think we could have fun
Or if you think we'd have fun galavanting around San Diego.
Or if you're looking at my photos and thinking happy
And if you know the difference between your and you're. (i.e. if
you message me "your cute" I am under a moral obligation not to
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