Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I believe life is best lived barefoot. I like to be grounded,
comfortable, and low key.
I appreciate the simple things: a walk with my dog, snuggling with
my cats, joking with my kids, reading a book....I like yoga because
it makes me feel good and other exercise because it's the right
thing to do.
I've been separated/divorced for about 4 years now. My ex and I
generally get along and there's not a great deal of drama. I'm at
the beginning of the empty nest stage of life. My son is 21 and
spends most of his time at college. My daughter is 18, and though
she lives with me, with work, school, and her social life, she's
I'm enjoying the quiet and I'm preparing for life without kids. The
years go by quickly!
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm a middle school teacher, and enjoying my time with my kids,
pets, and my job. (I love teaching. It's very rewarding.) I like to
hike with my dog, skate, do yoga, read, and want to get back into
writing. I enjoy doing it, but got away from it for a long time. I
do watch a lot of reality TV, but most of that is competition
shows, so it's not too awful.
I'm looking for positive ways to get out of the house, and hoping
to find someone to do that with.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Conversation, reading, writing, cooking--well, I'd like to think so
at least--skating.... I'm sure there's more...
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'd like to think they notice my energy and my smile. I'm friendly.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I enjoy reading nonfiction mostly. I especially like memoirs--I'm
fascinated with other people's life stories. I have read a wide
variety of fiction and have enjoyed everything from Douglas Adams
I like competition shows on TV, Big Bang Theory, Frasier and Sex
and the City reruns, classic series from the 80s like Magnum and
Simon and Simon, among others.
My music tastes vary from Top 40 to Jazz and New Age.
I like to cook and enjoy a wide variety of food.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. My kids
2. My pets
3. A sense of humor
4. Reading material
5. The ability to move
6. Yoga--it keeps me grounded, sane, and feeling good.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My kids, my pets, my job, responsibilities, fitness.... I love down
time, but there always seems to be something I should be doing....
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Relaxing after the week, maybe going to dinner with my daughter or
friends. I like to play with my dog a lot, too.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Sometimes I'll go to Central Market just to get the free samples.
My son finds that embarrassing..... I think it's fun and
practical.... HEB on a Monday isn't bad either... love their meal
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You live in or near the Austin area, and like kids and pets. I
spend the day with kids and could tell pet stories for hours! I'm
looking for friends to hang out and enjoy time with. (And yes, I
can talk about things besides kids and pets...)
Who are you looking for?
This helps us know who to show you on OkCupid.