Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I try to meet unique people and love listening to stories. Last
summer, an awesome Icelandic guy named Karl
told me all about fishing
there and how it influences most aspects of their culture. His
passion made it one of my most memorable parts of the trip. I also
got chased by a furry sheep
On the flip side, I feel very much at home curled up on the couch
with a good book, Netflix, or someone awesome.
This is my first attempt at online dating and I'm excited to see
how it goes.
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm a software engineer and co-founder of an online software
company. I also manage a popular open source project that you've
probably stumbled across at some point when Googling for
Most of my work is remote, meaning either from home, a coffee shop,
hotel room, a friend's couch, etc. I travel to Europe and the west
coast a few times a year for events and use the opportunity to stay
longer and go exploring. I like changing up the atmosphere to keep
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making dinner. I cook from scratch, mostly famous dishes from
around the world. Here are a few I've made recently
Decking out the occasional patio table ([album]
points if you understand the reference on my shirt there). As work
involves sitting in front of a screen, I get a lot of fun from
doing something with my hands.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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The last two books I've read were Surely You're Joking, Mr.
Feynman! and A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren. Some of my
favorites are The Selfish Gene, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the
Galaxy, Speaker for the Dead, A Song of Ice and Fire, Good Omens,
and Parkinson's Law. I also recently finished the first Discworld
TV Shows: Stargate SG-1, Breaking Bad, Boston Legal, The West Wing,
Star Trek, Firefly, Futurama, House of Cards, The Daily Show.
Currently watching The X-Files.
I love British comedies like Jeeves and Wooster, Blackadder, Yes
Music: Mostly various kinds of rock and folk, but it varies. Some
of the stuff on my recently played list: Rush, Neil Young, Dexys
Midnight Runners, Yann Tiersen, Led Zeppelin, Kaiser Chiefs, Guns
I love trying new food and will eat anything if it tastes good.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
People who make me happy
The occasional dad joke
I've lived for months out of a single suitcase, so I'll take one of
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Whether nine women can really deliver a baby in one month.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hanging out with friends, reading a good book, or possibly working
on something that I just couldn't leave half finished.
I prefer cool bars to loud crowded clubs.
You should message me if
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Some of the stuff above resonated with you.
You also need to get your driver's license renewed this year and
want to come with me to the MVC.
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