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My self-summary
Quixotic dichotomy... Your mileage may vary.

Ouch: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-copeland/dating-after-50_b_5647768.html
What I’m doing with my life
-Actively doing the Random Kindness thing
-Pursuing Personal Growth/education
-Reading fairly voraciously
-Geeking with abandon
-Being a passionista about all I pursue
-Plotting far flung adventures
-Finding my calm center
-Walking 25+ miles a week with yoga sprinkles
-Being the hero of my own story

Oh you know, the usual...
I’m really good at
-Helping the underdog (or cat)
-Erring on the side of kindness
-Creating beautiful objects
-Baking cookies that generate a fan base
-kicking fibromyalgia's ass
-Spoiling those I care about
-Taking on large health insurance companies and winning (RAWR).
-Tweaking my profile
-Making bullet-pointed lists
The first things people usually notice about me
My height? My eyes? Or perhaps, that I was raised by wolves?
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Since I have read NPR's top 100 Scifi books of all time, and I love great literature, history, military, science.... truly too many to list.

My top 3:

The Baroque Cycle (including Cryptonomicon)- Neal Stephenson
Moby Dick - Melville
100 Years of Solitude - Garcia Marquez

Quirky or thoughtful drama
Really good animation

TV (I don't own one):
House of Cards
the first 4 seasons of Babylon 5

Music: very eclectic taste, spanning many genres

Today: I-Monster - Daydream in Blue: http://youtu.be/BBhDaVg1E6Y

Food: devout carnivore, Krakken and Coke, black tea
Six things I could never do without
-My daughter
-Passion (in all its myriad forms)
-Sensuality (also in all it's forms)
Six things I CAN do without:
-Slower traffic that does not stay to the right
-decaffeinated anything
-The Dentist (note: The dentist is my nemesis, thus I brush AND floss regularly)
-Zombies (especially zombie dentists).
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Far too many people are looking for the right person, instead of trying to be the right person. -Gloria Steinem
On a typical Friday night I am
Flagrantly gallivanting.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing.~ Herman Melville, Moby-Dick
You should message me if
You have a profile picture of you
Your age makes it past the creeper formula (my age / 2 + 7)
We have a reasonable match percent (85%+)
The two of us