Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I've been divorced about three years and I'm reinventing myself.
I'm in my second iteration and having fun again for the first time
in years. I run about five miles a day. I have a kayak and a canoe
I haven't used in a while. I'm making a serious effort to spend at
least an hour a day with my cello. I think most things in life are
more fun when shared with someone you love with fiery intensity. I
haven't quite abandoned all hope of this yet. I relocated to the DC
area from CT in January.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I do biostats for a biotech company. I would like to meet someone I
connect with and get it right this time! I take a cello lesson once
a week in Bethesda. I just bought a cello so I'm committed now.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
getting in over my head. And climbing out again.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I remind them of that guy from office space. No not the cute one.
The other one.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
These lists are tiresome to read. Any reasonably intelligent person
over the age of 25 will have a lengthy list. Making value
judgements about people based on such things is absurd. I'm old and
I read a lot and I listen to all sorts of stuff and have for many
years. Many many years. If our match percentage is over 80 we'll
almost certainly have a few things in common here. Unless you're
blind and deaf and mute and read nothing but engineering manuals
all day long.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
books and stories that take my breath away. Friends who won't laugh
at my foolish dreams. A glass of wine at the end of the week and
good food and the company of people who make my heart sing. A
well-tuned cello. A disheveled pretty lady who will let me bring
her eggs and toast and coffee.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
how to make my cello sound as beautiful as it looks.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
usually at home reading or cooking something from my Jerusalem
book. Occasionally I'm out climbing or at a pub drinking with a
coworker. Or playing with my kindle or my cello.
You should message me if
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You have a wicked sense of humour and you might want to meet in the
real world after a few emails. And you're looking for a long-term
Who are you looking for?
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