Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm not the kind of girl who is just as comfortable dressed down in
jeans as in a cocktail dress. Because honestly, I don't like
Nothing makes me happier than reading a good book while riding a
I like to think of myself as a more sociable version of Daria and
my Myers-Briggs is STFU.
I've learned to keep my expectations low and my compassion high,
but in general I'm looking for something long term. Someone to make
popcorn with and go visit random places.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Studying to be a teacher. I love working with students and helping
them. I am earning an MA TESOL, so that means learning how to teach
English learners. I also am volunteering at a local prison, trying
to get fluent in Japanese, and working on getting proficient in
Spanish. I'm hoping to spend next winter break in Guatemala! I just
started weight training again.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Having old ladies help me cross the street (ask me) and putting my
foot in my mouth.
I also am excellent at creating imaginary boyfriend/girlfriend
stories for friends when they are having a bad time.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My hair is apparently like a lion mane.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Movies- Charade, Persepolis, Infernal Affairs, Tokyo Story, A Brief
Encounter, A Tale of Two Sisters, The Shining, Three Times, Being
John Malkovich, Let the Right One In
Horror movies are a huge guilty pleasure of mine.
Books-Coetzee, Zadie Smith, Cather, Murakami, Endo, Flannery
O'Connor, Shirley Jackson, Izumi Shikibu. I also read lots of
non-fiction especially books on languages, anthropology, and
Food- Vietnamese, Greek, Korean, Mexican, Thai
Music- Wilco, Beck and Sleater-Kinney are my all time favorites
from childhood. I love Motown, girl groups, soul, and funk too.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Brilliant movies, books, tv, music, and art
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to be a better sister, daughter, teacher, and friend.
How to be nice without being boring (it's trickier than I
Linguistics, discourse, literature, and all sorts of critical
theory. I like ideas, especially ones I don't grasp immediately. I
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Playing drunk scrabble or trivia at a bar. I almost always win at
the former and usually fail at the latter.
You should message me if
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You can handle my long term unrequited love for Jean-Luc
You prefer descriptive to prescriptive grammar, so you DGAF about
the oxford comma.
You can make me a bookshelf exactly to my needs. I really need
You can teach me how to squat right.
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