WindupBird77
38 Santa Clara, CA
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My self-summary
I like doing new things and have a thirst for knowledge and experience. I grew up in the Bay Area, but have travelled to many places around the world. I have a myriad of different interests, and seemingly unrelated hobbies. I appreciate the uniqueness in others and find everyone interesting in their own way.

I'm Looking for someone who's genuine and easy to talk to. I'm not interested in random hookups, but a long-term relationship.
What I’m doing with my life
Visual designer working at the biggest social networking company.
I’m really good at
Losing things and being a clutz — and self deprecation.
The first things people usually notice about me
I look a lot younger than I am :)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books
• Haruki Murakami (The Wind-up Bird Chronicles)
• The Great Gastsby
• Nick Hornby (High Fidelity)
• Michael Cunningham (The Hours)
• The Count of Monte Cristo
• Love in the Time of Cholera
• Jack Reacher series
• Dresden books by Jim Butcher

Movies
• Movies by Charlie Kaufman
• Coen Brothers
• War movies that remind me of the price of freedom (Fury, Blackhawk Down)

TV
• The Walking Dead
• Game of Thrones
• The Killing
• Daredevil and Jessica Jones
• Hannibal and more recently Penny Dreadful.

Music
• Beatles
• Classic Rock
• Inside Llewyn Davis soundtrack
• Vinyl records

Food
• Chirashi
• Ramen
• Pho
• Scones
• European/UK milk chocolate
• Gourmet burgers
The six things I could never do without
• Smartphone
• DSLR camera
• Kindle (or books in general)
• Motocycle
• Friends and family
• My dog
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I've been thinking a lot about time. I was at the beach today looking over the crowds and imagining the scene sixty years ago. The sounds of the waves, the random conversations, the laughter, and how we are all connected through time.

I've also been reflecting a lot about my life recently and what success really means to me. It isn't about meeting other people's expectations, but feeling comfortable in your own.

"People won't remember what you did, but they will remember how you treated them."
On a typical Friday night I am
I'm usually reading, working, or out with friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I play(ed) Magic the Gathering
You should message me if
I'm looking for a woman who isn't afraid to express her opinions, and has respect for those who think differently. Likes to travel, but can stay at home with a good book and just chill. An independent thinker who knows that failure is only part of growing.

Somebody whose done with 'playing the game' and serious about being in a committed relationship.
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