Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Jersey boy and proud of it. Of course, now I live in Bayside and am
enjoying getting to know a new neighborhood.
Really important -- where you've traveled is not nearly as
important to me as who you are.
Otherwise, here's what I'm up to -- cycling, gardening, writing,
cooking, going to the beach, working on my car, and trying to find
someone with whom I can have a lot of fun and still explore the
possibilities that come with getting to know each other
I'm educated, outdoorsy, appropriate when needed and completely
inappropriate when warranted, romantic, and looking for that girl
who makes me smile by doing the simplest things which, often, is
nothing at all.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Working and having fun. I'm a writer, an avid cyclist and an
aspiring chef. I love to cook and cook with love. I keep a backyard
garden so I always have fresh herbs and veggies, and hot peppers.
In fact, I won a chili contest in May 2014 with an original Texas
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Two of my most favorite things are to cook for someone and to share
music with someone. Otherwise, I love to make people laugh, even
though I have a horrible tendency to laugh at my own jokes. There
are two other things I'm really good at (and I say this without
reservation or being cocky or arrogant, just confident) but you'll
have to find those out for yourself.
And I'm really good at selecting the wrong door; i.e., when you're
entering/exiting a place and there are two doors in front of you,
one open and one locked -- I always pick the locked one.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm kinda shy and I mask my shyness with humor. If the weather is
nice and I can wear shorts, then people tend to notice my calves.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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The Phantom Tollbooth, The Sweet Hereafter, Tomcat in Love, all of
the Lemony Snicket books, The Art of Racing in the Rain
Casablanca, Rebel Without A Cause, Local Hero, and anything from
which I can either quote the majority of the dialogue or know the
really good lines (e.g., Caddyshack, Stripes, Amongst Friends,
Grateful Dead, Pearl Jam, Rush, James Blunt, Snow Patrol, Live,
Flogging Molly, Stiff Little Fingers, K's Choice, Social
Distortion, Yonder Mountain String Band, Nas, Steve Kimock,
Sushi -- I started making it a few years ago and have gotten pretty
good at it.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
5. Something to be passionate about
6. TBD -- my life isn't over yet, so I'd like to think there's
someone or something else that completes this list
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
how to accomplish whatever comes next.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
doing the stuff I'd typically do.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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is probably illegal in most countries (I know it is here!)
You should message me if
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you like what you see, you like what you read, you want to know
more, you think we'd have fun together, or just because you feel
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