I'm boundlessly creative and curious, and always learning. I'm more whimsical than serious, and more mercurial than stolid. Like Tigger, I'm prone to sudden enthusiasms, and am quick to express my affection for everyone around me. I have a tendency to put the needs of others ahead of my own. - That's going to get me into trouble one day, as the Six Fingered Man once opined. (Princess Bride reference)
I'll bet you haven't heard of my employer... oh wait, you have. That's me. When work gets slow, I get creative. And when it gets crazy, I get exhausted. Both phases are good, although when it's slow, I have more time to indulge you.
It can be challenging sometimes, but my boss is the greatest guy in the world, and no one ever takes credit for something I did or thought of.
I can keep an audience's attention sharing anecdotes, which are unique, astounding, and absolutely true.
I was a very good writer - I'm trying to get that back.
Addendum to that last one: I just reread my novel, and am gratified to find that it's actually really good. And having set it aside for several years, I can say that with at least a little bit of objectivity.
My deep, rumbly voice. Someone once told me that she could feel my voice through her feet. Unless I was holding her, in which case she could feel it through her...
But a few specifics wouldn't hurt. I like SF, Fantasy, or any well written book on any science that the author was clearly passionate about.
I loved Galaxy Quest, City of Lost Children, Spirited Away, No Country for Old Men, Blade Runner, Akira Kurosawa films, for a representative cross-section.
My favorite TV series include Firefly, Dr Who, Nova, anything with David Attenborough, or anything that manages to be funny and intelligent at the same time. Unfortunately, a lot of the time, nothing qualifies, so I read instead.
Musically, I always come back to Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, Tool, Tom Waits, The Pogues and Motorhead - despite the superfluous umlauts. But a hundred or more other bands or genres or performers have had, and will have again, my attention. If they're good at what they do, I probably like them.
Most well prepared food, with a leaning towards asian (food goes in here!) Not too heavy on the meat, but not really a
vegetarian. I've worked so hard, for so many years, in occasionally brutally cold winter conditions that, while I love and appreciate very good food, I also know that it's fuel. Unfortunately, I also know what it is to starve - an experience the average Canadian will never approach - so any food snobbery was burned out of me years ago.
the opportunity to give and receive happiness.
In with friends, or out with friends. I rarely drink, but that doesn't mean I don't have fun. I'll just be the designated driver if I go out.