Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
FYI - I've dropped 15lbs since the April 4th photo I posted and
will put up a new one shortly.
How would I describe myself? I'd likely start with intelligent...I
have two Masters degrees...I think of myself as uber dependable...I
loathe letting down my friends or backing out of a commitment...I
am thoughtful...I often squirrel away Christmas presents months in
advance if I can find the perfect thing...I am always on time but
am mostly happy to play with my phone if people are reasonably
late...I am non-religious and consider myself an atheist...I am
happy for you to care about that sort of thing, but it's not my
proverbial cup of tea...I am physically affectionate....I tend to
like women who cuddle and want to hold hands...I am independent...I
have traveled solo a number of times and am happy spending an
evening by myself...I am a relationship type...I really would like
to get married and have no commitment issues...I tend to drink
excellent wine or scotch...I collect art and signed literary novels
but also have a geeky side and see pretty much all the Marvel
movies opening weekend...I am big on empathy and respect and have a
What am I looking for? Somebody who is classy, nice, dependable,
cute, friendly and empathetic. Ideally in Toronto proper and
looking to meet somebody to have a real relationship with.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Planning my career...Attending all the fun festivals in the city
... I run a book club that occasionally hosts authors and such (I
started it in 2009)
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Planning trips and organizing things. Being creative when
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Sense of humor mostly ... Which is now where I am supposed to make
some super witty joke that will make you believe I have a sense of
humor ... however, I am not going to do that ... that's right "old
buck convention Alex" they call me ... never makes the joke you
expect him to.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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In order to make this recent, this is just the best of what I've
enjoyed in 2014/15
Andrew Kaufman: All My Friends are Superheroes
Patrick Ness: A Monster Calls
HW Brands: The Man Who Saved the Union
Andre Agassi: Open
Game of Thrones
I have wide tastes, my itunes library is pretty eclectic. I tend to
listen to music at the gym or on transit or when cleaning.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
At the end of the day "stuff" is just "stuff". People are what
really matter. I certainly have my share of possessions that I love
but if the apartment was on fire, I'd grab the sentimental stuff
In a less serious vein...I have an unnatural affection for diet
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What the next cool event in the city is and who to go with...where
life is going...I don't know...stuff...does "stuff" count?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
There is no typical...it depends on the season and what's
happening...it often seems to be a movie/dinner night with
friends...in the summer it seems to be more festivals...
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I've met the real Kermit the Frog and getting to shake his hand was
unspeakably cool...I will admit to being a bit overwhelmed by the
experience...my picture with Animal sitting on my shoulders (which
I am forbidden to share online) is my favorite photo ever....I've
seen Book of Mormon four times...oh, and I cried when my cat passed
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