Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am generally quiet... until you get to know me. I am a college
drop-out obsessed with life-long learning. I started out as a math
major, but for the past nine years I've been serving tea. I usually
go out dancing more often than I work. I am a nocturnal creature,
but I insist on getting my beauty sleep (in the daytime). I have a
mohawk, but I usually wear it down and no one realizes. I wear all
black and usually have on big stompy boots, but I'm extremely nice.
Boys tell me I'm intimidating, but tourists ask me for directions.
I like contradictions and people who don't fit neatly into
Update. I haven't been on here in quite a while! I now have a
who I love very
I am polite, inquisitive, and mentally androgynous
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Learning, going out dancing, and enjoying beauty. Also, looking for
adventure. I miss traveling and am hoping to do more soon.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I'm really NOT good at answering questions like this, so let's take
some answers from the crowd: "You give the best hugs!", "You are
possibly the nicest person I've ever met" , "You are an amazing
dancer." - These are a few that I've heard repeatedly over the
years. Thanks to those who have contributed!
The first things people usually notice about me
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my funny colored hair or my boots
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I love books. I generally have at least one fiction & one
non-fiction book going. I always want to be learning. My
book is Nocturnal Man-made
by Kiyoaki Toyohara. It's a
book of poetry written by a troubled Japanese youth. Its
publication and translation into English were the award of a
Some of my other favorite books: the Moral Animal
Some of my favorite authors: Steven Pinker
, Kurt Vonnegut
, Chuck Palahniuk
, Neil Gaiman
In movies I tend to go for the visually stunning. One of my
directors is Wong
(2046, In the Mood for Love, Chungking Express, Fallen
Some other favorite movies: Baraka
, City of Lost
& Guildenstern are Dead
, Singin' in the
, Fifth Element
, Fight Club
, Breakfast at
I don't have a television, but I am addicted to TEDtalks
... and now that I have
Netflix I watch a lot of documentaries
Some of my favorite musicians: Amon Tobin
, Aphex Twin
(especially Mezzanine), Muse
, Assemblage 23
, Beats Antique
, Dead Can Dance
Florence & the
, Gogol Bordello
, Juno Reactor
, Kate Nash
, Liz Phair
, Nine Inch Nails
, the Smiths
, Regina Spektor
My favorite consumables: dark chocolate
spicy/salted varieties, or with caramel or almonds), tea
, cream cheese
, breakfast sandwiches
, hot sauce
, thai curries
mint chocolate chip
, coconut milk ice cream
, super veggie burritos
(yes, I'm veggie).
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
chocolate, dancing, trees, beauty, something to learn & hugs
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
our wanton destruction of the environment
and ways in which we can
curb it, efficiency
in design, beauty
, how humans behave
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
out dancing. (This is also true of most other nights of the week)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I dropped out of Caltech... twice. My majors over the years have
, but my
most recent forays into institutionalized education have been
-related. Yes, I was
diagnosed with attention deficit disorder. ;)
You should message me if
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you want to meet up for tea or coffee.
you want to have a discussion/debate on some interesting
you want to watch documentaries with me. Let's learn!
you have great ideas for adventures.
you want to go out dancing at a goth club.
you are pretty (I collect pretty people. It is nice to have
... and you won't be offended if I don't reply. I am truly terrible
about getting back to people. I am much better at socializing in
person, but getting there is a real trick.
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