Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm far more interesting in person than I could ever make myself
sound on this form.
I'm 41 going on 14. I'm a bit of a non-conformist, but am
definitely capable of looking and acting the part if necessary. I'm
an unabashed nerd who has a knack for explaining the complicated
using a 5th grade vocabulary.
I'm a fan of all things with wheels.
I give good hugs and I'm loyal to a fault.
I have a Southern drawl that shows up only after a significant
amount of red wine.
I'm a good host and an incredible cook.
Lately I've been on a quest for adventures, and an excuse to play
with my camera.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Trying to stay out of trouble, and failing miserably. Learning to
be a better cook. Food is so severely underrated by so many
Spending an ungodly amount of time realizing that there are parts
of this country that I'd never have seen if it wasn't for my job,
and buying tickets to the next one of those places. I'm down to one
state and I've done all 50.
I should probably add refusing to age gracefully to this list.
Grace is better utilized on other things. Actually, I just refuse
to age. I welcome gray hair when it decides to finally show up, but
all that will change is how much respect people will give me for
Refusing to "act my age" and loving every minute of it. Someone has
to be the fun uncle.. People tend to end up with strange looks on
their faces when they find out I'm 41. Whatever, I won the gene
Making sure this collection continues to grow:
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Convincing people to live instead of just existing
Making people laugh
Glowing when I shouldn't (I don't get this one, but more than a few
people have said this lately.)
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My hair, followed by my eyes. If they hear me first, most
definitely my laugh.
That my brain is cluttered with all sorts of things, and that I'm
That people I share zero genetics with call me "Uncle"
If they meet me for the first time while I'm over the stove, it is
usually the smell of cooked food long before I'm noticed. (sigh)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I think I would overload this section if I got into specifics. I
just finished reading "Gang Leader for a Day". "Nymphomaniac" was
the last movie I saw in the theater, and my "The Raid Redemption"
Blu-Ray finally arrived after being on back order forever. Beware
the Dangers of the Ghost Scorpion was the last band I saw live. I
have DJ'ed in the past, and have more music around the house than a
few record shops.
As far as food goes... I LOVE to cook and will eat just about
anything with the exception of Mayonnaise. The spicier the better.
Ghost Chilis are my new muse.
Osso Buco black bean stew from scratch was my contribution to a NYE
chowdown. A NOLA native wept when she had my etouffee. Carnivores
eat my veggie chili and come back for seconds. Like I said, I like
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.
what I'm going to cook
what I'm currently listening to
where would be a good place for a weekend road trip
why running away and living in a hut in the woods is a bad
why people don't like being told the truth when it applies to
what new thing I should try next
what cool thing I should go visit on my next business trip
Why people have these hard age limits that are beyond half your age
plus seven. (I think that one is artificial as well, but I can't
argue with the dataset)
Why OkCupid won't let you include centenarians in your age range.
They've seen both world wars and the entirety of the cold war. A
hug would do them a world of good.
a few other things I'm not going to put out in public...
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hoping my plane gets back to Boston in time for me to have a real
night out. I usually spend my weeks in some far corner of the US
making sure your health record isn't part of the next web breach,
so that last plane home is always a gamble for me. If it is one of
the rare weeks that I've actually been in town for the whole week,
who knows. I like to get into more trouble than someone my age has
been told they should (those people are fools).
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I've been dead before. If you want to know more, there has to be
mutually enjoyed food, libations, or both between the two of us.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You've made it this far down the page. You use complete sentences
instead of LOLspeak. You are a bit sarcastic, but not completely
mean spirited. You have an artistic streak that could use a geek's
grounding as balance.
You can point me in the direction of new things I need to read,
view, eat, or just plain be present for. I can do the same for you,
but I have a special appreciation for anything that I've missed
along the way.
You like to cook, or you are willing to at least chop, peel, or
"supervise" in the kitchen.
If you think you are more of a seat of your pants person than a
meticulous planner, by all means write. Plans are good too, but
I've found that at some point you just can't account for
everything. This is your life, not a nuclear reactor. It is okay if
a few things go wrong.
Who are you looking for?
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