Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
picking a dating site profile name is the worst. people read into
everything. so I went with a random Latin word that refers to some
kind of plant. (okay, it turns out this plant is poisonous. let's
all in all I’m a pretty happy person and I’m enjoying my life in
Philly. I moved here two years ago after graduate school in NYC. (I
still spend a lot of time in NYC.)
I have a great group of friends here and live in cozy little house
(with a fireplace for lovers). I have a professor job. I feel
pretty settled and stuff. the okcupid thing has been okay. I’ve met
some good people. I guess my philosophy is, "slow and steady wins
the race." (this is also my sexual philosophy. just kidding!
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I teach and do research and waste my time at committee meetings.
I'm starting a new project in Morocco, which has been cool (and by
"cool" I mean scorchingly sunny and hot).
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
napping. sleeping in. cuddling (esp. while napping/sleeping
reading books. reading about books. movies. talking about movies.
reading about movies. reading about movies about books.
finding good restaurants. skiing (in snow). zoning out at the gym.
drinking whiskey with my friends. volleyball. yoga.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm "young looking" to be a professor. Also, people ask about my
ethnicity a lot. I'm Polish and Italian.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Anything by Ian McEwan. Dave Eggers. Michael Chabon. Louise
Erdrich. Jonathan Lethem. Harry Potter.
Almodóvar, Bergman, Kubrick, Kar-Wai, Al Hitchcock, Frankie
Truffaut, Werner Herzog, Jean Rouch, Let the Right One In, Clue,
Cry Woman, To Live, House of Yes, Ikiru, Venus in Fur, sci
classical, Rihanna, classical Rihanna, Arcade Fire, Radiohead,
Beirut, Robyn, Sharon Jones, jazz
allll kinds of food.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
a decent coffee shop
my dog Charley
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
the night sky. human nature. why is that person wearing that.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
You should message me if
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if you want to get a beer.
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