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You see that old guy riding a bicycle that's a motor away from needing a license plate? Or dragging a kayak into the water at a snail's pace, but still kayaking all the same? I want to be that guy when I get old.
Regardless of astrology's validity (or lack, thereof,) I tend to exemplify some of the stereotypical traits of a Taurus. I genuinely struggle to live life with integrity and honesty, to myself and others. And moving big heavy things.
I'm an extroverted introvert with a fairly big heart. I enjoy the company of others, but I certainly need my alone time as well. I have a picture of the person I want to be and try to make sure I have time to do the introspection to make sure I'm on track.
A peer of mine in college once told me that if an author tried to write me into a work of fiction, nobody would believe it. I've been described as "quirky" by multiple people, so this seems to be corroborated. I've also received the "Are you ever serious about ANYTHING?!" question on gigs, only to leave them disquieted when I went into hyper-focus mode on a particularly detail-intense matter.
As a bit of a politics crib sheet: Pro-choice, feminist, for affordable healthcare (though not necessarily through mandated purchasing of for-profit services,) strong socialist leanings, loves and strongly criticizes unions at the same time, knows about both white and male privilege, welcoming of immigrants.
I identify myself as Jewish through the filters and lenses of atheism and humanism. In other words, trying to keep the good of my upbringing instead of jettisoning everything with the whole theism bit.
I believe highly in this: http://xkcd.com/150/ The defining adulthood bit. Though ball pits are awesome.