Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm what has been affectionately termed 'left of center'. People
either love me or hate me, and usually can't say why. It took me a
while, but I kind of like it. Before you sigh and roll your eyes,
people had to explain this to me over and over again before I got
it. It's not something I try to 'impress' folks with. In fact, I
don't really try to impress anyone ever.
I am feisty, somewhat loud, I can be unintentionally abrasive, but
really I'm pretty squishy. A tomboy who barely knows how to do my
own makeup, I still love a formal dress when I can find a reason to
I dig on being honest, I hate passive-aggression, and while I can
field a confrontation if I have to, I'd rather not. I am barefoot a
lot, kind of squirrelly, and my brain-to-mouth filter is not so
great. I also swear like a dockworker once I'm comfortable. Or
tired. Or excited. I'm pretty excitable.
I'm spending a lot of time growing my confidence, working on my
zen, and laughing more than your average bear, because life, it is
I'm not particularly 'refined'. Effective though.
I should add that I am not a cynic. I may have a sardonic sense of
humor sometimes, but I also like slapstick, and this dichotomous
equation holds throughout my entire personality. I love celebration
and holidays, I think Valentine's Day is great, I love St.
Patrick's Day and I'm not Irish (mostly Dutch actually), I love
Cinco de Mayo because screw the French (I don't really hate the
French), and Dia de los Muertos is celebrated in my home (again, no
Latin blood here). I take what I like in the world around me and I
adhere it to my own. What fits I keep, what doesn't I let go of.
What I’m doing with my life
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Raising my two small boys, keeping more than busy with whatever odd
things I pick up to do, trying to get out of the city and acquire
some land. That's the long term goal. The short term? Laundry.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Putting one foot in front of the other until I get to where I'm
going. Also, I make rad pinatas.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I've been told I have 'presence', that people notice my sheer
existence. Since I don't like being the center of attention for any
length of time (not that I don't like attention, just not a whore
about it) it is often awkward. And once again, a good many people
had to tell me this, I'm pretty oblivious.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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a-books)I am going to be more elaborate here all of a sudden; I
don't have a lot of chances to read with the way my life is
constructed at the moment, but I do love stories more than nearly
anything. I'm not a big fan of nonfiction, to read anyway. I read
many genres, but I have always had a soft spot for folktales. I
love zen stories so very very much, and mythologies, faerietales,
legends, all of the short simple things that convey so much intense
meaning, morals, and deep thought in a compact form make me very
happy. I love how different places create different styles of
stories, how the pictures can be richly painted in just a few
words, how emotion can be pulled out of a person in an intense
fashion that stays with them the rest of their lives. It's my
favorite. The rest of my tastes are all over the place. I'm picky,
but like most things, I'll enjoy it if it's good.
b-movies)The kind you watch that don't suck,(cult, B-rated,
bizarre, and poorly funded movies do not necessarily suck)
c-music)Disco isn't music. Other than that, I seem to find
something in every genre that I like. I grew up on John Prine,
ZZtop, the Oldies station, various folk music, and euro trash. My
parents ruined me to being able to stick with a single taste.
d-foods)The kind you eat...mmm....foood... Sadly, I can no longer
have gluten. But if you want to know what really turns my foodie
crank, I love food that is made with really good ingredients, no
preservatives or crappy dyes, from decadent to light and airy. I
love it all.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Water, air, gravity, an electrical charge in my brain, the cacao
bean, and stories.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots and lots
of stuff. And escaping to the not-city.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Collapsing from a busy week and gearing up for weekend plans.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I don't go out drinking a lot. I used to. Well, not 'a lot' by the
standards of the people I hung out with, but quite a lot more than
I do now. On that note, I noticed I am in fact at least slightly
inebriated in half of my profile pics. So even though I'm not a big
drinker, when I do imbibe, apparently I like the camera more.
Also, I lied about my zip code. I'd like to avoid stalkers. I am in
WA. I'll give you that.
You should message me if
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