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La_Valse

29 F Somerville, MA

My Details

Last Online
Aug 27
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 4″ (1.63m)
Body Type
Fit
Diet
Anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Never
Religion
Agnosticism, and very serious about it
Sign
Sagittarius, and it’s fun to think about
Education
Graduated from Ph.D program
Job
Science / Engineering
Income
Rather not say
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Monogamous
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids, but wants them
Pets
Likes cats
Speaks
English, French

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My self-summary
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People say I'm mellow and outgoing. They also tell me I have an interesting life story with interesting stories to tell. I'm a person with an eclectic set of interests, and I easily get passionate about things to a fault. I am well traveled, well read and generally enlightened. I feel equally comfortable on flats and on heels, and, as Oscar Wilde put it, “if I am occasionally a little overdressed, I make up for it by being always immensely over-educated.”

I am pretty easy going about many things, primarily because I think it's silly to waste energy on frustration over minutiae, but there are certain things in life that I will stand for firmly. I approach life with humor because so much of it is out of our control, but I am serious about friendships and relationships - at the very least we don't want to hurt those around us.

I am a certified SCUBA diver, and I've been diving quite a bit here in the Northeast. A couple recent diving trips to SE Asia blew my mind away... Music and art play a big role in my life. I play piano (mostly classical, especially from the romantic period), I go to concerts, art galleries and museums. Some styles of architecture intrigue me. Other activities that I enjoy include social dancing (swing, waltz, tango, sometimes blues), hiking, biking, skiing, and ice skating. I still own a pair of climbing shoes, but haven't used them in a while, you can get me back into it if that's what you do. I also like getting together with friends to play strategy board games. I'm interested in international affairs and women's issues. NPR is my good friend.

If you want more specifics you'd have to message me.
What I’m doing with my life
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I am a scientist. I dine out with Nobel prize winners for a living. Isn't that what all scientists do?
Volunteering is another way I try to have an impact on society and further develop as a person.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
coming up with interesting things to do;
traveling;
making creme brulee and belgian waffles, and spinach quiche for that matter; cooking in general, I suppose
swimming;
I tend to be well coordinated and fit, which makes it easy for me to pick up new physical activities.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My infectious smile, if I may be so modest :-)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: I have read many, and it's hard to pin-point a few, but some examples are - War and Peace, Solaris, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Hiram Key, Master and Margarita. I often think about Swann's Way, something is magical about that book... Currently trying to get through Godel Escher Bach, but maybe not very successfully :-)

Movies: I watch dramas, melodramas, action movies, thrillers, comedies, foreign movies (although what's foreign anyways in today's world?). Ones that have a special place in my heart are Amadeus, Match-point, Before Sunset, Children of Paradise, and Impromptu. Lisztomania is the spiciest movie in my book. I also like the old Star Wars and older James Bond movies. Classics are great, especially some of the Fellini films! Pedro Almodovar, Lars von Trier, Peter Greenaway, Werner Herzog, Woody Allen are some of the directors that I follow.

Shows: A good show, to me, is a witty expression of its time, so - The Daily Show, Colbert Report, Sex and the City, Californication, Breaking Bad, Seinfeld, I Love Lucy.

Music: I will admit that I don't know the pop culture well, but I sometimes listen to what's on the radio. Musicians that do come to mind are - Celine Dion, Jack Johnson, Elton John, Beatles, Pavarotti, Domingo, Caruso, Liszt, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, Ravel, Mahler, Rachmaninoff, Horowitz, Piazzolla, and lots more... I am also an opera buff.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1) Family
2) Smiles
3) Dreams
4) Water, as in bodies of water, such as an ocean; mountains are awesome too! But it's hard to have both in one place...
5) Piano
6) Tea, I love tea!
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How random life is...
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I might be swing dancing, or ice skating, or going to a party, or be on my way to NYC for the weekend, or just meeting with friends. Relaxing at home with a glass of wine is also a possibility.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have gone ice swimming. Nude.
I’m looking for
  • Guys who like girls
  • Ages 26–35
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating
You should message me if
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You can tell the difference between Ravel and Renoir. You are an intellectual, or at least a pseudo-intellectual. You want to go to the Met with me, or you want to tango. You are adventurous, you will go to the Caribbean for a long weekend. And, most importantly, you have a warm heart.