Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am a temporarily-grounded world traveler, educator, and writer in
search of new ideas, eclectic experiences, and dynamic interactions
with everyday people. I am a bit of an "eccentric character," which
is probably why I am still single! I am also a practicing
Christian. My philosophy is "Love is action."
I am looking for an internationally-minded life partner who has a
sense of adventure. I am a West Coast transplant new to Arkansas,
and I am looking for someone to show me around, especially the
natural areas of Arkansas. I also love random one-tank road trips.
You can usually find me roaming the countryside and chatting with
local artists, farmers, or tourists.
"A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans,
safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that
after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes
us." John Steinbeck
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I just moved to Fayetteville from Northern California for to a
career opportunity I couldn't refuse. I am still trying to get
settled in, so I don't know exactly what I am "doing" with my life
as yet. God sometimes makes us change direction without warning,
hopefully for a better future!
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
laughing. I have an odd sense of humor because I can see the comedy
in almost any situation - though not always at the moment of the
situation! If you can't laugh at yourself, you do not know yourself
listening to others. I am that person who can find out a random
stranger's life story in 5 minutes or less - just ask my friends
and family. I love hearing stories, and I love telling
talking. Although I am an introvert by nature, I am also a
communications educator. I can carry on an intelligent conversation
on almost any topic because I read obsessively when I have time.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
are my intense blue eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Too many to list, so a few of each -
Books: East of Eden (fiction)- John Steinbeck, The Oracle Bones
Trilogy- Peter Hessler (non-fiction); Better - Atul Gawande;
anything by Bill Bryson and David Sedaris
Movies: Lost in Translation, Old Boy, The Lord of the Rings
Trilogy, Les Miserables (except for the bad singing), The Last
Shows: anime, historical/political documentaries, Korean dramas
Music: Queen, Bon Jovi, pretty much any classic rock; non-jukebox
Food: Korean, Mexican (sometimes together!), anything new - but I
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
-my international students
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
intercultural communication and the role of globalization - it's my
job and passion.
the benefits of settling down vs. the benefits of traveling
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
mostly staying at home, but sometimes going for a walk down Dickson
Street. I save my "fun" for becoming a "weekend wanderer."
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
"A woman can look both moral and exciting - if she also looks as if
it were quite a struggle." Edna Ferber
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
Hoo boy, here it goes:
Please message me if you think we have something in common. I
believe that all good relationships start with a solid friendship,
so if you want to chat, please introduce yourself first;)
SO, seriously, what am I looking for?
I am looking for someone who is open to explore the world.
I am looking for a person who is not afraid to take chances, but
can balance risk-taking with practical life skills (paying bills,
staying out of debt/reducing debt, keeping a steady job,
I am looking for the man I can lean on in times of trouble.
As. far as dating is concerned, two things are a must:
You are a practicing Christian
You are college-educated and/or well-read
Also, if you aren't feeling it, please don't lead me on; I will
never lead you on because:
"Life's too short, babe,
Time is flying,
I'm looking for baggage
that goes with mine!"
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