30 Bethesda, MD
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My self-summary
I'm a loyal friend and family member, and I don't take anything for granted. I'm a very affectionate person, optimistic, and have a lust for life. I'm looking for someone similar who is emotionally stable, intelligent, cute, and kind.

I'd like to meet a woman to enjoy DC with, get to know in a dating context, and hopefully eventually build a relationship with. On the other hand, I realize that dating is a process and I'm generally a happy camper with people's different needs and priorities. So I'm open to more short-term dating as well.

I love going to the movies, Caps and Nats games, and museums. I'm really looking to get to more SHOWS/CONCERTS and discover more of the local music scene. I've been to DC Improv (an awesome comedy club with tickets at about 15 bucks) where you can see world-class comedians. Dave Chappelle actually got his start there. I would love to go back!
What I’m doing with my life
Working towards my goals and enjoying it!

I work as a paralegal at an immigration law firm currently but am interested in pursuing a writing-oriented career--so I'm exploring jobs in that area. I'd really like to become a staff writer somewhere in a non-profit and eventually make the switch to a magazine or online publication. It's not something I've done before but I've always been an exceptional writer and it's what I love to do.

I enjoy many things, including reading in Spanish and in English, being a huge music nerd and constantly discovering unfamiliar artists and building mega playlists on Spotify, working out, playing Catch Phrase or Cards Against Humanity at parties, following baseball and hockey, and going out around town--whether it's to a new restaurant or a pool hall. There are many things I aspire to in my life, and being a staff writer at some wonky place forever is not one of them--although it should be a perfect step for now!
I’m really good at
making silly jokes, eating hamburgers, writing almost anything, speaking and reading Spanish (my college major), learning new things
The first things people usually notice about me
I think it might be that I listen closely to what they have to say.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Music I've Enjoyed Recently:

Wilson Pickett, A Tribe Called Quest, Weezer's Green album (growing on me with age), Outkast's first album, Band of Skulls, T. Rex, Arctic Monkeys, Beethoven's 9th Symphony :-)

Some Long-Time Favorites:

Led Zeppelin, The Black Keys, Urge Overkill, Iron Maiden, My Morning Jacket, The Who, Jesus and Mary Chain, the Rolling Stones, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, the Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Dictators, Arcade Fire, Big Star, Joan Jett, The Raveonettes, Social Distortion, Weezer, Warren Zevon, Mazzy Star, Smashing Pumpkins, Eagles of Death Metal, Ladyhawke, the Kinks, Otis Redding, Soda Stereo, Buddy Guy, Mott the Hoople, Lou Reed, the Clash, the Cars, Marah, James Brown, the Temptations, Sam & Dave, Ginblossoms, ZZ Top, Janis Joplin, Kool Keith, Queen, Tom Petty, Warren G, N.W.A., Fitz and the Tantrums

Movies: Love the Hard Way, American Psycho, Coming to America, Trading Places, Dial M for Murder

Books: Talk Talk by T.S. Boyle as well as the huge anthology of his short stories, A Confederacy of Dunces, The Moviegoer, The Last Policeman and Countdown City, the Matthew Scudder detective series, the Spenser mystery/detective series

Shows: Californication, True Detective, Louie, Freaks and Geeks, Shameless

Food: Italian, Argentine asado (grilled meat, yum!)
The six things I could never do without
MUSIC and my Spotify account--
Nietzsche said "Without music, life would be a mistake." I agree, LAUGHTER,
food (duh),
I spend a lot of time thinking about
1. whether the refrigerator light goes out when you shut the door

2. The Meaning of Life
On a typical Friday night I am
at home knitting myself a pair of socks
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
If you'd like to learn something about me that is personal, meet me in person. I'll open up quickly if I'm comfortable with you.
You should message me if
A. You like what you read (or skimmed)

B. you might like to meet for a coffee or drink

C. you think we have ANYTHING IN COMMON to talk about.

D. You rock like ZZ Top (but without the biker beard).