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My self-summary
I'm a smart, playful and goal oriented person who is full of fun contradictions. For example, I love celebrating Christmas with my family, but I hate red and green together when it is not Christmas time. I worry about having food in my teeth, but don't pick up the clothes on my bedroom floor. I am very close with my family, but choose to live in another state. I love reading what other people say about themselves, but I have a hard time writing a summary of myself.

I grew up in California and after college I followed my job to South Carolina, back to California and now to Washington. I have been in Seattle since September and am enjoying living in the heart of the city. I love to travel and to stay at home and watch tv and/or read a book.
What I’m doing with my life
I quit my stressful corporate job to pursue a better work/life balance. I am going back to school and took a part time job as an executive assistant. I am so much happier.
I’m really good at
Laughing, chatting, telling things like they are, whipping dinners together, planning trips, going with the flow, making a mess, grocery shopping, fidgeting, napping, functioning with little sleep
The first things people usually notice about me
I laugh loudly and talk quickly.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I don't typically find that a shared interest in books, movies, music or food is a good foundation for any relationship. What is important to me is that you are willing to try new things and you enjoy the process of identifying new favorites. I also enjoy being with people that want to share their interests with me. Note that I said share, not convert.

But here are some things like.
Books: Einstein's Dreams, The 4 hour work week, Blink, What the Dog Saw
Movies: The first 30 minutes of Wall-e, When Harry met Sally, Sick, anything narrated by David Attenborough, You Me and Everyone we know
TV shows: Dancing with the stars, American Idol, Chopped, House Hunters, Holmes on Homes, Jersey Shore, The Bachelor, the Bachelorette, RuPaul's Drag Race, and I miss Tool Academy. Yes, I love formulaic reality television.
Food: I like trying new food and having a variety to what I eat. I am down for a PBR and tots or wine and fondue. I enjoy finding fantastic heirloom tomatoes, cheese I've never tried, bread pudding and interesting vegetarian sushi.
Six things I could never do without
I would prefer not to do without:
-toilet paper
-screen time of some sort (computer, TV, movies)
-flannel covered down alternative comforter
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Trying not to overthink. and jokes.
On a typical Friday night I am
Either lazing watching TV or grabbing a drink with friends.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Update: The pumpkin mentioned below has been disposed of. It was full of maggots when I threw it away. I'll keep the below story because I think it says a lot about me.

There is a rotting pumpkin on my balcony. It is there because I left it there from halloween, and every day I look at it and I don't do anything about it. I now consider it a science experiment.
You should message me if
-You like card games and boardgames like: Gin, Cribbage, DaVinci's Challenge, Castle, Othello etc. I am a fan of games that are quick to learn and hard to master.

-You can handle a confident, strong-willed woman. I need you to be able to hold your own.

-You like a balance of adventures and sitting around watching TV

-You'll dance with me

-You like roller coasters

-You like Disneyland (or are willing to try)
The two of us