How about we… Check out the PHILLIPS After 5,"Jazz and Swing of the 1930's." Inspired by the era of the Georges Braque exhibition, celebrate legendary performing arts from the 1930s and 1940s, with jazz in the Music Room and galleries, swing dance performances, and 1930s board and card games including Sorry, Scrabble, and Chutes and Ladders. In collaboration with the DC Jazz Festival. http://tinyurl.com/cobbljt.
How about we… check out something at Artishphere.
How about we… grab a bite at Union Market (maybe the oysters?!)
An awesome place I've visited:
Zimbabwe. Big Sur, CA.
My perfect Sunday:
Would be any of the following...Checking out the NGA. E St. Cinema. cooking. hiking/biking. Road trip.
The movie I've watched the most times:
Juno Stealing Beauty The Decendants
My life history in 5 sentences or fewer:
Moved around as a kid (SC; w. germany [yep, west]; DE; OH, DC). Settled in DC 8 years ago. Mild change of career path a few years in. Now, settled again, this time fulfilled. I joined this site cause I'm serious about dating, but I'm also serious about enjoying the journey... & this seems like an nice way to do both. :)
My first concert / My dream concert:
lol...my first concert was Phil Collins (with my parents). First concert w/o parents was Blues Traveler. Dream concert is Van Morrison.
Obscure knowledge I possess:
The Ohio State mascot, Brutus Buckeye....it's a nut, oh yeah...on a man's body.
I have a weakness for guys/girls who:
volunteer/are active in contributing to society in a positive way. are funny. are savvy with technology (from simple machines to robots).
For me, a first date no-no is:
Moving too fast. Being too forward.
What I would bring to show and tell:
Something old or artsy. A beloved broach or pin from grandma's collection, a wooden treasure grandpa made, or something from their house that I couldn't bare let them trash/goodwill.
A story you should remind me to tell you on our first date:
My first train ride in India...
I secretly want to be:
outside in the sun. in california.
I want to be with someone who wants to be:
present. content/happy. stable. motivated. fun. intellectually engaged. exercises.
An infatuation of mine:
hawaii capital bikeshare floral prints, cool patterns & bold colors.
If I won the lottery and quit my job, I would:
One thing my mother would want you to know about me:
I'm strong willed. I'll get you using cloth napkins.
I want to come home to:
A smile and a kiss and love.