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Shamesh

32 Chesapeake, VA Woman

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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 30–36
  • Near me
  • Who are single
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My details

Last online
Jul 25
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 5″ (1.65m)
Body Type
Curvy
Diet
Mostly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Rarely
Drugs
Never
Religion
Judaism
Sign
Aquarius, and it’s fun to think about
Education
Working on university
Job
Technology
Income
Less than $20,000
Status
Single
Type
Monogamous
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids, and doesn’t want any
Pets
Has cats
Speaks
English (Fluently), Spanish (Poorly), Hebrew (Poorly)
My self-summary
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I try not to be jaded or cynical, and fall in love with simple things that make me smile for not always simple reasons. I like to think that I cultivate an attitude of child-like wonder, but a good friend referred to this quality as "innocence," and I guess that works in a pinch.

If someone asks me where a thing is, and I do not immediately know the answer, I will claim to have eaten it. This answer applies equally to keys, best friends, articles of clothing, cars, and furniture. I do a lot of strange things to entertain myself and those around me, and because I'm generally a smart ass.

I'm a veteran. I spent about six years in the Navy, and they were very instructive years. For example, I deeply dislike people who can't follow basic instructions, and I am wholly incapable of coping with whining from adults who ought to know better.

I know who I am, I know what I want out of life, and I have a plan for getting there. My time in the Navy put me a little behind the standard "graduate high school at 18, go to college, enter the work force by 23" timeline, but it also helped me find my path. A little good, a little bad, a little balance, and nothing worth having was ever gotten easily.
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm a full time college student, working on a Bachelor's in Computer and Electrical Engineering Technology. If I can finish the BSET program quickly enough, I'm going to continue and get a Master's in Computer and Electrical Engineering.
I also have a part time job on campus making sure the computers and A/V equipment in the classrooms work properly. Glamorous.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Singing, wasting time online, cooking and baking, completing my assigned coursework at the last possible moment and still getting an A, confusing people, storytelling, snarling when something frustrates me... that last one's not really a good thing, is it?

Oh, once upon a time I was a competitive martial artist. I add this only because, having spent 11 years studying various styles, I ended up a very disciplined person. It is also the major reason why I don't appreciate condescension. And it means I will almost never need someone to come save me.
The first things people usually notice about me
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That I'm short and curvy. That my hair is very short. If they're especially observant, that I'm confident. I've noticed that if you carry yourself like you're ten feet tall, people will believe it. Despite my actual height, people commonly think I'm about four inches taller. I've also been told many times that I don't look my age. I get carded by teenagers.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favorite books: Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land (and many others), Neal Stephenson's Snow Crash (and pretty much everything else he's written), Jim Butcher's Dresden Files, Dean Koontz's Odd Thomas series... Lots of others. I like thought-provoking, well-written fiction. I'll read almost anything, but prefer science fiction. I also enjoy the "weird history" books. Perfect for reading right before going to sleep.

Favorite movies: I don't get out much... all time favorite movie has got to be the Princess Bride, with the Last Unicorn coming in somewhere in the top five. I'm generally a fan of action movies and dark comedy. Dumb comedy, stoner comedy, and similar don't amuse me, and most movies that could be considered romance or drama just bore me. I'm not good with horror movies and have been known to go into shock watching extremely gory films.

Favorite music: Hard rock, some pop. 80's music is good for long car trips. I'm also into techno, especially as a soundtrack while I'm studying. Disturbed rocks my world. I am beyond excited that they're back from hiatus and have a new album coming out in August. Three Days Grace occasionally takes up residence in my CD player. Linkin Park's older stuff will always be part of my top five list. My friends are forever exposing me to new stuff, and they've got great taste. Broadway is a guilty pleasure.

Favorite foods: A good steak, an enormous salad, fresh fruit. I'm picky about yogurt, but the right kind will vanish if left unattended. Hummus, especially roasted pepper.
The six things I could never do without
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Intellectual stimulation. Good conversation, a good book or article, something.

Curiousity. It keeps me moving forward and helps avoid boredom. I'm intensely curious about just about everything, and, if I'm paying attention, I retain information forever. Between the two traits, my head is full of trivia and useless information.

Reading material. I read something every day, usually a novel of some kind though if I'm really pressed I'll grab a newspaper and read it front to back. A novel is the first thing I bought after leaving boot camp. No, I'm not joking. I bought a book. Then I worried about breakfast.

Music is also necessary. In the absence of music I start to get a little weird and make some of my own. I can sing waaaay too many songs from memory.

Exercise, of some kind, on a regular basis. I have too many injuries, from my time in the Navy and before, and they become much less manageable when I haven't been exercising. The only thing that makes the muscles happy is to make them work.

Comfortable shoes. When my feet hurt I'm a miserable excuse for a human being.

Things I would rather not live without but do not consider essential: Somewhere to cook, because I'm good at it and enjoy it. I also like having control over what I'm putting in my body, and if I cooked it from scratch I know exactly what's in it. A comfortable place to sleep is also extremely important to me. If I'm not sleeping well I'm not performing to my full potential.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to improve myself, physically and mentally. I have lots of room for positive growth.

The contrast between my self-aware realization that I will never, ever, be normal enough to be popular or well-liked in most environments, and yet still wish I could be. It's not a comfortable dichotomy.

New piercings and tattoos. I know I'm getting at least four more tattoos.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Either at work or picking up heavy things and putting them down again after class, or if it's exam time, studying.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I desperately want to dye my hair blue (again) but my supervisor isn't a fan of the idea. So long as I need the paycheck, I have to stick to natural colors.

I have ten tattoos, and already have several more planned out.

I'm not nearly as vanilla as people assume.

I have been called a freak by a drag queen for saying that some guys look hot in skirts. Specifically mini-skirts.

My definition of success doesn't include private jets, it includes personal accomplishment, pride in a job well done, and the basic comforts of life. That said, I want to have my own indoor pool someday.

Oh, and I absolutely do not want children. I don't want to be a mother, a stepmother, a surrogate parent, none of it. I know myself well enough to be certain of this, and I guarantee you, this is not open to compromise.

Really, I'm not very secretive. If someone asks a question, I'll either answer it or tell them I don't want to talk about it.
You should message me if
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If you're open-minded and want to talk.

If you have a firm grasp of the English language in both its spoken and written forms. Lest anyone be surprised, let me be blunt: if you send me a message that looks like "hi how r u" I will not be nice to you. I will respond, but it will be powerfully and eloquently negative. You have been warned.

If you read my entire profile and didn't consider it a waste of time.

If you can come up with something more interesting to say than a rapid progression from compliments to innuendo. My mind is going to last me a lot longer than my looks, and should therefore be more interesting than my looks.