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41 Arlington, VA Woman


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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 36–46
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
Online now!
5′ 4″ (1.63m)
Body Type
Mostly anything
Christianity, but not too serious about it
Leo, and it’s fun to think about
Graduated from university
Rather not say
Strictly monogamous
Doesn’t have kids, but might want them
Likes dogs and has cats
English (Fluently)
My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Originally from the Land of Cheese, I've been in DC for 8 years (via a stint in NYC). I own a condo, rescued my cat last fall (she is pretty awesome) and am back on this site after a long hiatus, which means I'll probably be updating this thing a bit.

I'm friendly, social, smart (some would say smart-ass), kind, curious and sentimental. I'm warm, outgoing, funny, loyal, and as a friend once described me "a bit of a messer".

Family is very important to me (and someday I hope to have my own) However, most of my family is back in the midwest so I don't see them as often as I'd like.

I'm definitely a social butterfly. I have an active calendar full of fun and shenanigans, and love to stay busy and engaged in the world around me.

Music is my passion. Love going to see live shows.

Music's mistress-- the other passion I have, is theatre. I see whatever I can locally, and I have no problem running up to NYC to catch a show that has caught my eye.

I hate ice in my drinks and mushrooms in my food. I use parentheses a lot.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I get this question a lot from prying relatives. I usually tell them that I am trying to wring the most happiness, the most fun, and the most awesome out of every day. Sometimes, I fall short, but I still have a good time, generally speaking.
...If you mean my job, I work with patent/trademark attorneys. This is DC and that's typically what people want to know, right?
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Planning fun parties and making fun plans. I love cooking/baking and I am often hosting something fun at my condo. (I'm now the co-director of my condo's special events committee.) Helping friends pick out a good beer. Asking questions. Discovering more delicious stouts and porters, sours and ciders and reds and whites. Being there when people need me. I'm a good listener. Making small children laugh really hard. (I am a fantastic aunt - love hanging with kids) Bringing good snacks on road trips.
Board games and bar trivia. I am told that my homemade pecan pie is crazy good.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My red hair and my retro glasses. Probably also my chest. I mean, it's there.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favorite Books - I love to read, and I read quite a lot, thanks to public transport, so I'm always reading something new. Love Neil Gaiman, Nick Hornby, Jonathan Tropper, Emily Giffin, Cathy Lamb, Diana Gabaldon, and Bill Bryson (to name a few). My favorite book is probably "East of Eden"

Movies - Favorites include: Guardians of the Galaxy (Groooot!), The Avengers movies, The Way Way Back, 20 Feet from Stardom, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Argo, Station Agent, Princess Bride, Never Again, Once, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, Shawshank Redemption, Coming to America, Iron Man and anything from John Hughes. I also love Audrey Hepburn movies, indie films and some documentaries. E Street is a particular haunt of mine.

Monty Python is hysterical. I adore Pixar (Up and Wall-E especially) and the Muppets.

TV - Thank goodness for Roku and my DVR! Catching up on old TV series, love the Daily Show (I don't want to think about Jon's retirement), HGTV and Restaurant: Impossible.

I love live theatre! I am going to see Book of Mormon again, just saw a world premiere musical "Dear Evan Hansen" that I cannot stop gushing about, and I am intrigued knowing that "Silence of the Lambs: The Musical" exists. (I promise to try very hard not to geek out about my love of theatre too much).

Music feeds my soul. Anywhere from Mozart to Mumford & Sons, from Etta James to Frank Sinatra. From The Cure to Billy Joel to (early)Tori Amos to Tool. Love Rilo Kiley, Bruno Mars, The Script, The Rescues and The Bird & The Bee... from NWA to Led Zeppelin. Pete Yorn, Gavin DeGraw, O.A.R., Bon Iver, Fitz & The Tantrums, Broken it. 80s music, especially brit pop, YES PLEASE.

I'll listen to basically anything except for death metal, prog rock, hard core rap and throat music.

Food: Let's say we're having some sort of meal out somewhere I will sometimes inform the waiter that I want the chef to make my food crazy spicy - I love a good spice. They very rarely get it right, but when they do? Bliss! The tears are happy ones. I love Thai, Indian, some sushi, Mexican, Creole, and delicious tapas. I am suspicious of people who don't love tacos.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. My Keurig - it's my 2nd favorite kitchen appliance
2. SmarTrip/MetroCard/Uber and Lyft apps (and Amtrak rewards points)
3. Meaningful connections with friends and family
4. Duck fat french fries from Cedar
5. Music/Theatre/Art/Creativity/cool science stuff
6. A vacation every now and then
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What sort of theme party will I be throwing that will not incur noise complaints from the neighbors, the people who don't read my profile at all, and how I really want to take more swing dancing lessons. Also, how a lot of people here seem to go to Machu Pichu. Is that a secret OKC requirement?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Having fun somewhere, at a concert, or out with friends, perhaps at a live comedy show...or just hanging out at someone's place trying new wine or beer, having great food and catching up with people. Maybe I'm soundly beating my friends at Cards Against Humanity.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
You get 2 things...

I have never had a driver's license - I took lessons when I was a teenager and decided I wanted nothing to do with that. But I know how to work the GPS, am a frequent Uber/Lyft passenger, and I bring excellent road snacks when we go somewhere, and I try to get a fun playlist as well.

If the song "Celebration" by Kool & The Gang comes on when I'm out somewhere, I leave the area until it is over. I hate that song. It makes me twitchy.
You should message me if
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-You actually want a relationship, with the potential for something long term.
I'm a lady who has her life together but still wrings every moment of fun out of every day as often as possible--I want a guy who is looking for the same kind of thing I am. (And if you enjoy music, theater, or other artsy type things and are generally awesome).

-You're happy, you take care of yourself, and you have your life together as well.

-You fit in my age range of what I'm looking for (give or take a couple of years, I suppose.)

You should NOT message me if:

- You have no photo/a fake photo/the only one is a creepy close-up of your eye, or your left nostril or something, or the main profile photo is of your dog or like, a tree.

- your opening message is something along the lines of: “hi ur cute! whats up? LOL” — you will just get deleted. substance required if you want a response, as well as the ability to write full sentences. capitalization is clearly optional.

- you just want a fling