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Hey there! I'm a transfer to UCSC from a dinky town in the middle
of the southern California desert. I'm a transplant from the
Midwest (Wisconsin, specifically) and have been through too many
triple-digit summers. Give me snow and a sweater any time; I love
the "winters" here.
Part of what drew me here was the outdoorsy culture. I love to go
hiking, biking, and eventually I want to try growing my own food.
There's not really an opportunity to go ice fishing or snowboarding
nearby, but I can deal with it.
It's a little tough for me to open up in large groups but smaller
groups keep me from wearing out too quickly. It has little to do
with the people themselves, I'm just a bit introverted and need to
recharge between big gatherings.
I am in a polyamorous relationship which is so fulfilling because
it allows everything to run its due course. If I find another
partner and become romantically interested, so be it. I don't see
forming a strong relationship that isn't firmly rooted in
friendship as well, nor forcing oneself into a relationship because
you feel obligated to be in one. Essentially, I'm here to meet
people. However that ends up working out is fine.
What I’m doing with my life
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I absolutely love being in an academic environment, which makes it
difficult to stay committed to one major because I want to learn
EVERYTHING! I have decided, however, to stick with Philosophy. I
love to discuss human nature or all sorts of topics in regards to
human behavior, perception, and morality for as long as you can
stand. I want the opportunity to continue learning and hopefully
have a chance to work/study overseas.
I’m really good at
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I used to play a a couple instruments, mainly saxophone and viola,
but I'm really rusty now. For as much as I like creating music, I'm
awful at moving to it. I feel like I'd be gloating if I posted too
much here but I will say that I am AMAZING at directions and
finding my way around. I actually really like getting lost in new
places because it's such a rare feeling.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I am rather petite and racially ambiguous. I've been told I have
expressive eyes that do not let me hide my emotions well. I have
been painfully shy for many years and told it sometimes comes off
as cold, so I'm experimenting being more proactive.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I haven't read nearly as many books as I'd like to! Schoolwork
always seems to get in the way. I'm always open to suggestions to
add to my budding library. As far as shows, I've recently gotten
into Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and Mad Men, but I also like a
lot of cartoons and anime. As for movies, I tend to like "artsy"
films; they're often older or foreign films, but a lot of newer
ones are alright. I love pretty much everything from both Ingmar
Bergman and Fritz Lang.
Recently moving to Santa Cruz forced me to trim the number of books
I could bring with me, so it's mostly ones I've had for years and
haven't gotten around to reading yet. Top on that list is Takami's
Battle Royale and Gaiman's Neverwhere.
As far as music goes, I lean towards a lot of industrial/electronic
genres. The only two I really don't care for would be country and
rap, though there are a few exceptions.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Computer, cats, coffee. Wine, wisdom, and a better sense for
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
School, philosophy, world events... My mind ponders over
everything! I fantasize about traveling the world and immersing
myself in different cultures. I want to be part of the latest
scientific or cultural breakthrough. I think about all sorts of
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
There isn't really a "typical" Friday night for me at this point. I
could be at home playing video games, going out for dinner or
coffee with friends, out at a bar getting a couple drinks and
people-watching, or doing some kind of housework.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I've slowly realized that, despite being in Southern California for
so long, I very seldom enjoy Mexican food. Once in a while,
definitely, but it just doesn't satisfy. Maybe it's a matter of
having too much.
You should message me if
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You're interested in talking! By talking I do mean starting a
conversation. It probably says I reply selectively, but how the
hell am I supposed to respond to one liners? Don't be that guy!
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