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BubblyAndBrainy

47 Columbia, MD Woman

Woman

I’m looking for

  • Men
  • Ages 40–60
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For long-term dating

My details

Last online
Online now!
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
Black
Height
5′ 5″ (1.65m)
Body type
Curvy
Diet
Strictly vegan
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Never
Religion
Agnosticism
Sign
Education
Job
Art / Music / Writing
Income
Status
Single
Type
Strictly monogamous
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids
Pets
Likes dogs
Speaks
English (Fluently)

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My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Just came back to this site. Will be updating my profile soon.

BUBBLY AND BRAINY IN SEARCH OF CONFIDENT AND CLEVER
Artsy fiction writer. Former dancer, freelance writer, and PR professional. Replenished by the arts. Motivated by the belief that history’s good side is not just success stories but also untold tales of those who had the courage to try and fail before progress was made. Have volunteered for a human rights organization, a civil liberties group, and a political action group. Like books. (Literature reminds me why I'm alive.)

I ALSO LIKE
• NPR
• The New Yorker
• Documentaries on art, artists, or the mind
• Good vegan desserts
• Literary journalism
• Snorkeling in clear blue waters
• Train rides
• Short fiction
• Turner Classic Movies
• Cotton candy
• Fruit smoothies
• Black and white photography
• Arts & Letters Daily
• The Sartorialist online
• A scholarly, creative, or confident man

I LOVE
• Warm weather
• Proust
• Indian food
• The taste of ginger
• The aroma of cloves
• The sound of birds in the morning and crickets at night

I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT
• Friends and family
• Laughter and good conversation
• Art
• Accomplishment
• Knowing that I tried

I'm looking for someone who's rather open and sincere to share good conversation with, experiences, and hopefully some belly laughs. And some chivalry never hurts. But I don't have a checklist: if we click, we click.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm writing fiction and living in my family home with my mother and sister. I used to live in DC and owned a private-practice massage salon there, which I closed in 2011 after my father became ill. (I cared for him until he passed away last year.)

I've done a variety of work in the past, including PR, fundraising, and event planning for museums, a national land-conservation organization, and a cultural magazine and festival which I co-founded.

I still love DC (the ethnic restaurants, cafes and mom-and-pop shops, festivals and indie films, and frequency of running into friends and chats with strangers), but now that I'm in the 'burbs, I spend more time in nature, biking around lakes and through the woods or going for a walk to the natural market. I love certain forms of exercise, like stretching, dance workouts, and bicycling. I ride about 10 miles a few times a week.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making others feel comfortable. And writing.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
That I'm easy to talk to.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
BOOKS
- In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
- The Art of Travel by Alain De Botton
- The Stranger by Albert Camus
- Memoirs of a Midget by Walter de la Mare
- In Custody by Anita Desai
- Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman
- The Pigeon by Patrick Suskind

MUSICAL ARTISTS
- Henri Salvador
- Youssou N'Dour
- Nat King Cole
- Pink Martini
- Patsy Kline
- Seal
- Billie Holiday
- Los Amigos Invisibles
- Sade
- Hugh Masekela
- Arabian music

TV SHOWS
- CBS Sunday Morning
- BookTV in general
- Modern Family
- Castle
- Charlie Rose
- Tavis Smiley
- CNN's Reliable Sources
- Guilty pleasure: Reality TV (The Bachelor, Shark Tank, or misc. whatever's on like Project Runway or House Hunters International)

FAVORITE KINDS OF FILMS
- Indies
- Romantic comedies
- Classics
- Film noir
- Thrillers
- Foreign films, especially French and lately Brazilian
- Documentaries

FAVORITE KINDS OF FOOD
- Indian
- Ethiopian
- Asian cuisines
- vegan
- fresh organic produce, especially salads
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
I included five in "my self summary" before I knew it would be a question here. Now for number six. Maybe "Imagination" (which Einstein said is everything). Or "Writing" (I've in fact tried to do without it more than once, and it doesn't stick. I always go back.)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Well not a lot of time, but while on this site I've pondered why wanderlust and worldliness (although attractive traits) are etched here more exquisitely than honorability, compassion, and lust for the grandeur of human connection.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Swimming, eating out, staying in, watching a film...reading, writing, chatting with friends...dancing to the beat of my own drummer, leading an ordinary life...staying up late, turning in early...doing this, that, or the other thing, or nothing, nothing at all.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'm looking for magic even though I pretend I'm not.
You should message me if
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you know what's good for you. :-)