Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Perhaps I was a fish in another life: I’m addicted to water. Not in
a totally dramatic, or shocking way, but I started swimming at an
early age and since then I’ve been hooked. Two summers ago, I even
took lessons on how to paddle through it (white water kayak and
On dry land (and during the winter months) I am becoming quite the
rock climber. Not a bad way to get over my fear of heights! The
world definitely looks different from 30 feet up. When I need a
break from all this physical activity, live music is always an
awesome choice. I gravitate towards certain genres, but am always
open to new sounds.
I work with kids for a living, and my profession and personal
experiences have made me acutely aware of life’s brevity. So I
consciously strive to maintain an identity that is not tied to my
Friends and colleagues describe me as very caring, patient, and
honest, but I rely heavily on dry humor to balance my serious
Who I want to meet: A personable, active, guy with intellectual
curiosity. Someone who respects other people and the planet. And is
making a valid attempt at that work-life balance thing.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Trying to find time to see more live music, view an interesting
exhibit, explore a new neighborhood
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making friends with all sorts of people, and helping those friends
find and develop their strengths.
Imagining the possibilities...of a trip to Malaysia or a next
The first things people usually notice about me
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People notice that I'm thoughtful and inquisitive. And my terrific
smile. However, I'm curious to find out what you think!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
This is a little nerdy, but after the recent Higgs Boson discovery,
I am trying again to get through The Elegant Universe by Brian
Greene. Which I started about 10+ years ago ;).
Recent less educational readings: The Book Thief, Little Bee, The
Help, The Art of Racing in the Rain, The Immortal Life of Henrietta
Recent live shows include The Lumineers, Kingsley Flood, Frightened
Rabbit, and Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. I'm always up for
expanding my musical horizons!
TV: Orange is the New Black. Plus other Netflix shows now that I've
cut the cable cord and my Roku is operational!
Foods I like: Italian and southern Asian are favorites.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
family and friends
body of water
warm summer days
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
health care, what's for dinner :), politics, wishing I had a 3 day
work week, how I and the people I care about can be happier.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Doing any number of things, like trying a new activity, a night out
with friends, or curling up on the couch.
You should message me if
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You are a healthy, non-smoking, fun-loving, guy who fits the above
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