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blueken

28 M Seattle, WA

I’m looking for

  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 24–32
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Sep 14
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
6′ 0″ (1.83m)
Body Type
Average
Diet
Mostly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Never
Religion
Atheism, but not too serious about it
Sign
Leo, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Graduated from masters program
Job
Education
Income
Relationship Status
Seeing Someone
Relationship Type
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids
Pets
Likes dogs and likes cats
Speaks
English (Fluently), Spanish (Poorly)

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My self-summary
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I enjoy journeys. I walk distances that my friends have called obscene. I walk far and often, which is how I started running. I was walking from Capitol Hill to Madison Park, Fremont, Ballard, Magnolia, and wanted to get where I was going quicker. I liked having a destination, usually a park or a restaurant, or a friend's house, but some parts were boring to walk through. So, I began running. I can't run as far as I can walk, but I'm pretty happy to run a 5k without stopping, and I'm pushing myself further. I signed up to do the Lake Union 10k later this summer!

Stories are a kind of journey too. I try to read often and keep up with movies, podcasts, and TV. I'm wishing there was a way to multitask reading/TV without joining a gym. I was working out in front of the TV, but I started bringing up the floorboards (I had to nail a few back down), and had to stop.

I go on literal journeys as well. I travel a fair amount for work, and for myself. Last year I traveled once a month from March through December. I went to Washington DC, Arizona, Scotland, New Orleans, San Diego, Oregon, and various places around Washington. I've traveled less this year, but I have places on my list I'd like to go this summer. I hear Victoria, BC is nice.

I'm also pretty good at cooking. I could try to squeeze that into my journey theme, but it doesn't really work. I like food, and I like preparing food, feeding people, drinking wine, to sit laughing and eating and drinking among the last light of a warm summer evening, unwinding stories, debating, thinking out loud, maybe breaking out a board game or two. I'd like my summer to be filled with more evenings like this.
What I’m doing with my life
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Dating.

Oh, besides that? Well, I work at Bellevue College, advising the student government and the political action arm of the students. It's strange and challenging work, which is what I signed up for. I do a surprisingly large amount of event planning.

I'm also running more these days.

I also write here and there, and am currently thinking a great deal about about public, private, and digital space.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
cooking and baking
making people laugh
reading maps
having long, wide-ranging conversations
extended metaphor
The first things people usually notice about me
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There is hair GROWING OUT OF MY FACE.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson, Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, The Watchmen by Alan Moore, The Last Good Kiss by James Crumley, Skippy Dies by Paul Murray, Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel.

Fun films I can watch over and over again: Star Wars, Indiana Jones, The Big Lebowski, Hot Fuzz, Back to the Future.

Films I love for personal reasons: Lost in Translation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Stranger Than Fiction, Once.

Television: Battlestar Galactica, The Wire, Doctor Who, The Venture Bros, Futurama, The Simpsons (seasons 4-9), Party Down, Archer, Top Gear, Justified, 30 Rock, Game of Thrones, Better Off Ted

Music: Lately I've been listening to: St. Paul and the Broken Bones, OK Go, Al Green, Macklemore and Ryan Smith, The Black Keys, Robyn, LCD Soundsysyem,

Food: Sushi, bread, guacamole, figs, pie, pho, mashed potatoes and gravy, oranges off the tree, crispy chicken, kiwis, prime rib, things that come on crackers.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Of course the usual answers of modern medicine, friends, family, skin, a pulse, my wallet, etc. I also prefer the following:

1) My journal
2) A solid pair of shoes
6) Imagination

I'm not great at these lists.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Girls
Other people. Where are they going? How far has that person been running? Did they eat dinner before they ran, or after?
How architecture and design influence the way people interact
User interfaces and how we use technology
New cooking projects
The various bizarre things that life presents for observation
Trends and the things that cause them
Nature and how weather can affect my mood
Working out complex moral and ethical situations in a fictional format
Education
Figuring out who I am and who I'd like to be
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
It changes on the mood and season. The past few Fridays have included: gathering for a big dinner at a friend's house, staying at home with a book and some whiskey, going for night wanders, drinking at a bar. More than likely, I am with friends and we are making fun of one another.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I got my Master's degree before I got a driver's permit. I am now learning to drive.
You should message me if
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- You want to swap stories over a drink (coffee, beer, or whiskey are good choices).
- You want to wander and chat around the arboretum, Discovery Park, or watch the Sunset at Sunset Hill park.
- You want to explore the shelves at Elliot Bay Books or other book stores.
- Grabbing ingredients from the farmer's market and whipping up a lunch or dinner sounds good to you.