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My self-summary
I'm a story teller and a story listener. I am passionate about and dedicated to serious goals as well as silly pranks or jokes, and the most random of adventures. When people jokingly come up with an idea for something funny or some serious concept, they may not be serious about following through with it, but I always am. I like to be silly, irreverent, witty, and creative, but I also like thinking seriously and deeply about important topics ranging from world culture or politics to environmentalism and electric cars. I like random adventures as well as randomly researching about topics new to me or learning and expanding my knowledge in general. I’m not looking for anything serious right now. I just want to go on some dates and have fun. You’ll get a sense of the rest of me from the other topics in the profile.
What I’m doing with my life
I’m always trying to maximize my life in different, sometimes seemingly contradictory ways, including: free time and relaxation, goal accomplishment, quality time with friends and family, exploration, organization, spontaneity, humor and laughter, knowledge, compassion, and probably a few other areas I haven't listed. I’ve also focused a lot on working on electric vehicle projects since a senior project in college when a friend and I converted a gas vehicle of his to a high performance electric vehicle.
I’m really good at
I’d say I’m good at: telling stories, listening to the stories of others and remembering most of the details, remembering where things were placed, getting things done in a crunch at the last minute, being laid back, thinking about things with maybe too much depth or analysis, solving problems mathematically i.e. real-life story problems, having strange and irreverent dreams, consciously thinking of irreverent things, brainstorming ideas, doing hands on or craftsman like work or activities, listening to and being empathetic of others, eating large amounts of food for my size, and I hope this list doesn’t end here.
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm not positive since they haven't told me and I haven't asked, but probably my baby face or youthful appearance based on people's reactions or questions such as "So are you an intern or a permanent employee here?", or "The price is $___ if you are over 18."
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I tend to like non-fiction books about academic topics except for some old classic novels with room for some new classics as well. I’ve also been on a feminist stint recently, so some favorites include: Female Chauvinist Pigs, Nickel and Dimed, and Pornified. One of my other all-time favorites is Ishmael.

I like movies that range from witty comedies, independent or thoughtful movies, old classics, campy action movies, and other various things. Some of my favorites are: Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, I Heart Huckabees, The United States of Leland, Punch-Drunk Love, Big Fish, Falling Down, Donnie Darko, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, Iron Giant, The Namesake, Amelie, High Fidelity, Edward Scissorhands, Evil Dead II and Army of Darkness.

My taste in music is fairly eclectic as well and is hard to pinpoint, but I like everything from new indie music to crooners from the 1940's with some classic rock, punk, singer-songwriter, pop, dance, doo-wop, classical, and other genres in between. Some artists I like that come to mind include, but are not limited to: Ladytron, Elliott Smith, Regina Spektor, The Minibosses, Death Cab for Cutie, Bad Religion, Belle and Sebastian, The Magnetic Fields, Andrew W.K. (tongue in cheek), Wilco, The Long Winters, Electric Six, The Pixies, Queen, Electric Light Orchestra, Dépêche Mode, Sam Cooke, The Platters, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Helio Sequence, Yann Tiersen.

Food: Almost any cuisine as long as it doesn't contain meat since I am a vegetarian.
Six things I could never do without
1) good friends and family (connection to my past)
2) humor and laughter
3) self-improvement and adventure
4) discussion with others about the world
5) scents that trigger memories/eras (also connection to my past)
6) good food
I spend a lot of time thinking about
What I end up lost in thought about depends on the situation, but in no particular order, some are: feminism, anti-racism, interpersonal interactions, electric cars, power production, sustainability, nuclear fusion, technology, people and other cultures, music, movies, humor, food, and outdoor adventures. I guess it doesn’t constitute “a lot of time” if it’s split among many topics, but there you go.
On a typical Friday night I am
I wouldn’t say I have a typical Friday night, so I can end up doing many things including: hanging out with friends, visiting with family, going to a concert, watching a movie, surfing the web and researching, emailing friends, creating some mathematical or organizational spreadsheet tool, working on electric car projects, or other things that don’t come to mind right now.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I don’t think many people would realize that I hadn't flown on a plane until I was 25, but now I've managed to go travel-crazy on some fairly big trips and fly semi-frequently and without too much hesitation. I just went on a trip to India to visit an old college friend and a trip to Hawaii after that with a friend to try staying with some people there who live off the land in the jungle (see “Ishmael” under books in my profile). I also had/currently have a difficult battle with procrastination. I feel like the Michael Jordan of procrastination, which is not flattering to admit.
You should message me if
First, if you are open to something casual and not serious for the time being, then, if any of the following apply: you have passion in your life, this passion involves making the world a better place or contributing to the lives of others, you see the "big picture" and can intellectually make the difficult connections between the circumstances of real life and the supporting evidence for why it’s that way, you are a feminist, you are an anti-racist, you can see the world beyond your personal identity, you strive for and can find appropriate and ethical, yet witty and edgy humor in many situations, you have similar tastes to mine, you try to have a well-rounded knowledge of the world and current events, you have an adventurous spirit, but not in a foolishly life-risking sense, you like to be active.
The two of us