When I say "someone who is intelligent" that often means "guy who knows something about everything and usually fills you in when asked". Most people take that one of two ways... either they like it or they hate it... the biggest proportion being hate it. I try to change but can't keep my mouth shut!
If you message me and I don't respond right away, that's the shy kicking in. Please don't assume I'm ignoring you and expect a message sometime... I work slowly. :)
I am introverted, honest (usually brutally so), and devoted.
I finished another AAS in Information Systems Security in Spring 2012. This means I am qualified to sit for a bunch of alphabet soup exams (A+, Security+, Network+, CCNA, CISSP) but I need to study most of it again first.
I do work on my weight off and on. I've struggled with it my entire life, pretty much literally. I have good days and bad days and good months and bad months. Recently, I've been down over 50 pounds and I'm still down over 10% from a year ago.
I've done three 5K's (walking) so far, and when I was actively exercising I was doing 5K 4 times a week on the treadmill. If you can't hack that, you've got no room to be making asshat comments. Let's try to all get along? We're all human, with feelings.
The Lost Swords by Fred Saberhagen; The Forever King; Textbooks on topics I like; Books on various alternative religions/practices; The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver; The Giver; Bless the Beasts and Children
Super Troopers; Army of Darkness; Frequency; Backdraft; Ladder 49; Dr. No (MANGO TREE SONG!!!)
I don't watch much TV at all. I'm a consummate Star Trek fan, mostly TNG and beyond, and watch a few episodes here and there either on Prime or DVD. I loved the hell out of Dead Like Me. I love Storage Wars and I'm not afraid to admit it. I love science and engineering shows too... Engineering Disasters, How Its Made, Worlds Toughest Fixes, etc. and I also like most things that show up on PBS, Smithsonian, History, and National Geographic.
If it's country, folk, a capella, acoustic, techno, electronic, symphonic metal, or Irish/Scottish/Celtic/Gaelic/Native American, I probably have heard it, like it, and listen to it regularly.
I'm a big sushi fan, and I love rice best when it's properly cooked. I love fresh fruit, especially mango, papaya and strawberries. I live on cottage cheese and Greek yogurt when I'm behaving. I absolutely love cheese of all sorts and would have a hard time giving it up. I love spicy food of all sorts too; well-spiced food especially (there's a difference between hot for hot's sake and spice).
-A flute, piccolo or tinwhistle. I rarely play anymore (played the first two until I graduated high school) but I like having them available when I get the urge.
-My computers and the Internet - I'm beyond hopelessly addicted at this point. I can go a couple of weeks without though - I do like to disappear into the woods for vacation and I do just fine.
-Pets (cat(s) mostly, but our dogs have mystically endeared themselves somehow)
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Bonus points if you don't need this: http://www.ebb.org/ungeek/ although I will confess to using a generator.