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itsmeian17a

29 M Flushing, NY

I’m looking for

  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 22–31
  • Near me
  • For new friends

My Details

Last Online
Today – 11:02am
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White, Other
Height
5′ 6″ (1.68m)
Body Type
Thin
Diet
Smokes
No
Drinks
Rarely
Drugs
Never
Religion
Judaism, but not too serious about it
Sign
Sagittarius, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Graduated from two-year college
Job
Administration
Income
$20,000–$30,000
Relationship Status
Seeing Someone
Relationship Type
Offspring
Pets
Speaks
English (Fluently)

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My self-summary
Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Years ago, my father gave me some advice that I still hold dear:
"Whatever you do in life, be drunk with it"

Actually my dad gives lots of advice, but that's what I listened to the most.

I have what many consider a somewhat dorky sense of humor. Given to random online pokes, and dancing, to in person just coming up with the most random things to say for a laugh. I try to enjoy life with a smile, a laugh, and a sense of wonder. Prefer sensuality to sexuality (there is something to be said for subtly).

Apparently I'm an INFJ, or INFP depending on the test.

Not native to NYC, but slowly figuring it out. Still used to there being far more trees than people though.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Currently, I do quality control in a small trade workshop. I really enjoy it, as it's all looking at fine detail work, and very artistic in design. Hoping to start designing my own jewelry at some point.
I also sell glasses at a large retail chain, on occasion. Holding onto that job, as I really liked my customers and coworkers.

Appreciating irony more and more every day

I graduated from a BU affiliated college with a certificate in digital photography. One day, perhaps, I will have a studio, and will be paid enormous sums of money (yeah...right)to take pictures for people, but in reality, I have little interest in that right now. I just want to take pictures, to show people how I see the world, for better or worse.
The start of a few portfolios are here: http://www.iangoldenphotography.com
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Taking pictures (well, I at least like to think I am). I also am pretty good in the kitchen, and enjoy cooking.

I can also change a flat tire, and change the oil in my car by myself. Can usually isolate and diagnose that 'strange sound' the car is making. (Christmas storm of 2010: replaced the distributor in my Civic, while standing in the street. Car still runs, go me :-D
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXOoNuCYcFo). Not a total motor head, but I like to be able to take care of my stuff.

Cooking good food in a very tiny kitchen.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Probably my smile, or my hair.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Books and Movies: I used to work in a public library, so I've read an assortment of things, but I tend towards sci-fi and fantasy. Most recently, I've become one of Scott Sigler's 'junkies' if you're a fan of horror/scifi, give him a listen/read. All of his books are available free via podcast, with surprisingly good production values.

Same with movies, though I do enjoy some of the "classic" comedies (anything along the lines of Mel Brooks)
Recently caught "Trollhunter" on Netflix. I'm not a fan of the 'found-footage' style of movie, but I really found this one enjoyable.

Music: I'm usually listening to Tool, or Evanescence (not so much, since I started listening to Nightwish, Therion, and Lacuna Coil)
. Though my collection is somewhat small, I do have a fair variety of things, it's just that those are what I tend to start with. Oh, for the record, the rare and "unreleased" Evanescence is so much better than what they've come out with of late.

All in all, I enjoy listing to artists who have a genuine passion for their subject. I think Pink Floyd's "The Wall' is one of the best albums I've ever heard, and Alice in Chain's 'Dirt' album is so powerful to me, I often have to shut it off, or be somewhat overwhelmed. I have little musical talent of my own (ample proof given by my hardly ever played electric bass), but I enjoy discussing the meanings and emotions behind some artists works, and music is one form of that art, that I feel many can relate to.

A friend turned me onto Nightwish, recently, and the "End of an Era" album has been delightful

Harry Chapin: "A celebrity who cared, before it was 'cool' to care" Songs about life, not the glamor of fame.
Grew up listening to Harry Chapin, as my parents drove us down the road in an old motor home.

Food: I've discovered a love for sushi (in moderation), though I won't try octopus or sea urchin. Food is one of my passions, and I enjoy trying things, especially when I get to make them myself. There is a little 'hole-in-the-wall' grocery store near my job that does a very good, very simply, and very cheap, pork, beans and rice.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1. A camera
2. My family
3. Passion
4. Humor
5. Irony
6. A sense of history (If you don't know where you've been, how can you know where you're going?)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Where I'm going in my life, and what I'm going to do for dinner. I enjoy planning things, and thought not in the sense that I'm a control freak, I do like to know what is going on and how it will affect me.

Honestly, I enjoy thinking in general. Self reflection, asking myself why something happened, and working my way to the root cause of a situation.

What if Schrodinger's cat was possibly a zombie?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Relaxing at home. I am trying to deal with the culture shock of having grown up in a little middle-of-nowhere farm town, and then moving to one of the busiest and diverse cities on earth.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I once set about trying to calculate the amount of mass I gain when running, due to Einsteins Mass-energy equivalence.
Anyone wanna help me out with that equation?
Wow those numbers become unmanageable in a hurry.

I spend a lot of time in my head, thinking. I've been called out on this, as someone commented that I really just seem enjoy the thought process. I fully agree with them.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You like cheesecake

(I have met someone on here, and we are very happy, but I really enjoy conversing with people, making new friends)

I'm always looking for new interesting people to talk to, learn new things from, teach new things to. You know, interact socially, on an intellectual level.

You know the difference between living and existing, and are interested in the former, even if currently stuck only doing the latter.

You have a passion for something in your life, or are looking for that passion.

You are confident, but not arrogant in who you are, even if you don't know who that is (life is a journey of self discovery learning more about ourselves every day).