: So many interests, lol.
; charms; beads;
; leather; rope
; lingam massage
forensics; emotional biochemistry
; gender identity
justice and equality; animal welfare; alternative lifestyles
; kemetic steampunk
; community theatre
(lights, sound, and props); cultural history; the french
revolution; industrial art; Medieval torture
(of which I have way more knowledge than tends to
make people comfortable, lol).
More recently I've been reading about radical honesty
, and relationship anarchy
: Whip cracking
(I love the sound,
and It's great for stress relief); piano.
I'm also very outdoorsy. I love zip lining
; parasailing; rafting;
; walking and nature trails; greenways; hiking
; travel; museums
; cultural festivals
; food and wine events; flea markets; antiquing; and live
minor league baseball games.
Crafty type things, which consists mostly of jewelry making right
: I have been referred to as "the athletic
geek type." I'm not exactly clear on what that means though,
main sport (Baltimore Orioles
) but I also
like hockey (Washington Capitals
you're more likely to catch me at a live game than you are watching
either on TV. I can't stand football. Or basketball.
I shoot pool, though it's been a few years since the last time I
played. I play air hockey whenever I have the opportunity. I get
stupid excited over air hockey, lol. I also enjoy watching
competitive dance, especially Latin and ballroom. Part of me wishes
I had stuck with it as a child.
: Mostly 80's rock, southern rock, and
country but I can usually find something to appreciate in all
genres of music.
; Lynyrd Skynyrd
Rock; Quiet Riot; 38 Special; Guns N' Roses; Poison; John
Mellencamp; Lady Antebellum; Red Hot Chili Peppers; Dave Matthews
; The Rogues
; Keith Urban; Coldplay
Katy Perry; Billy Currington; Fun; Trans-Siberian
; Billy Joel; Mark Harris; Darius Rucker; Michael Jackson
; The Band Perry; Thompson Square.
: Pedestian Polyamory
(currently my favorite poly podcast); PolyskeptiCast
; Poly Weekly;
(adult oriented BDSM podcast); This American Life; The
Savage Lovecast; and Penn's Sunday School.
: Llamas with Hats
and disturbing at the same time; My Drunk Kitchen
hilarious; Simon's Cat; SnakeBytesTV.
: I'm not really a gamer, but there are a few
games I will totally geek out on. Mostly older stuff from my
childhood. Any and all of the Myst
series for example. Spy vs. Spy
(which you can
play on iPad now! Squeee!); Mario Kart
; Sonic the Hedgehog...
As far as board games... classic and Chinese checkers. Also
Scrabble, though I'll admit I'm not very good at it.
For newer stuff, I really enjoyed The Room
which is a very Myst-like
puzzle game for iPad. I play Scramble
for iPad too, but like
Scrabble, I'm not very good at it. However, I make up for that by
kicking ass at Gems
Arcade games! I will play me some arcade games! Namely skee-ball
and air hockey
I do not enjoy games involving large groups of people, live action
role play (LARPing), or MMORPGs. But, it's fine with me if you
: I am not to be trusted in a book store with
a credit card. :p I love books and am really bad about buying them
way faster than I can read them.
I tend to prefer non-fiction
over fiction. Some of my
favorite subjects are ancient history; religion; neuroscience
; sociology; and
various subjects that fall under the heading of popular science
. I do read
a lot of historic fiction, classic literature, folklore, and
and Violet Blue
come to mind as more
recent favorites. Right now I'm working my way through both the
Myst series for the first time. I know. I'm late, lol. I've also
recently finished reading Maus
which is an amazing graphic
Also, I read a lot about polyamory
, contemporary polygamy
Speaking of books about polyamory though... You'd do well not to
in my presence, lest you endure my ranting about
what a horrible, horrible book it is. Just a heads up. I hate that
it is currently the most widely recommended book on the topic among
poly people. My personal recommendation, if you care to hear it, is
Polyamory: Roadmaps for the Clueless & Hopeful by Anthony
: Moulin Rouge
; Matthew Bourne's
Sleeping Beauty (done as a gothic ballet
); In Time; Pan's
; Top Gun; Blackhawk Down; The Interpreter
; The Boondock
; The Outsiders; Sweeny Todd; From Hell
; Les Miserables
; Clerks (all of
them); The Terminal; Brokeback Mountain; The Notebook; The Quick
and the Dead; Side Show; The Scarlet Pimpernel
(1982 film, though I also enjoy live stage productions and the BBC
: Though I'm finding myself less and
less interested in TV lately...
Once Upon A
(Robert Carlyle can seriously rock a suit); Reign
; Downton Abbey
; NCIS; The Fall
(British crime drama); Terriers
(cancelled too soon);
Nathan Fillion); House; Weeds
(amazing series); Sister Wives; So You
Think You Can Dance; The Big Bang Theory; How I Met Your Mother;
; Pit Bulls and
Parolees; Fatal Attractions (not for the squeamish); Life After
People; Taboo; Hell's Kitchen
; Top Chef
; pretty much all
competitive cooking shows; TEDTalks
(which I usually watch online
or from my iPhone).
I'm usually a good three to seven years behind on any given show by
the time I start watching it. For example, Stargate Universe
back in 2009 and I only started it this week. NCIS was seven years
in before I caught the first episode. I'm almost never current on
: Yes please! Total omnomnomnisexual! That is,
I am totally attracted to those who prepare good noms! LOL!
I'm a very adventurous eater and will try just about anything
I love ethnic food; seafood (particularly any and all shellfish);
; deer; lamb;
vegetables with sea salt
; roasted caesar salad
(*drool*); fresh pasta; pesto; chicken salad; sourdough bread;
granola (natural granola); cheesecake; pumpkin pie; apple crisp;
Thai and Southern
style iced tea
; and spiced chai
. I'm pretty sensitive to
sour flavors, though I love me some key lime.
My preferences tend to lean toward seafood
over just about everything,
over Asian, Asian
over Indian and Thai, and Indian and Thai over Latin.
One thing I haven't tried yet, which I'd like to, is rabbit. Things
such as alligator and octopus would also be on that list. Also,
real African, Creole, and Caribbean cooking I'd love to try.