I'm in a job where I write a lot, and I've found that I sort of like it, so forgive me if I go on for too long.
I'm pretty independent and walk everywhere. I like exploring the city and taking daytrips and checking out other parts of New England. I also like to bicycle places. Oh, and I swim quite a bit, but for exercise, not as transportation. I've been doing a lot of hiking lately too.
I've been to Europe a bunch of times and and was even an exchange student in Germany when I was in high school. I've been to a lot of the US. Death Valley was overwhelming, I felt tiny. I saw the bioluminescent bay in Vieques, the water glowed, I was amazed. The journey can be the destination, so I like road trips and long distance rail travel. I finally made it to the Pacific Northwest recently. I like to hike too. I like to visit and know a lot about the state parks in Massachusetts because I used to be a state park ranger.
I like taking photos of things. I grew up in a big old house in a suburb north of Boston where there was always lots of free instant film and free instant cameras (and a photographer who worked for the company which made the aforementioned film and cameras who would teach his many kids how to use them). I just got a fancy camera and am trying to figure it out.
Also singing when I think no one is around.
Movies: Schultze Gets the Blues, Romy & Michele's High School Reunion, Singin' in the Rain, Serial Mom, Polyester, Waiting for Guffman, Hairspray (the one with Divine and Rikki Lake), The Triplets of Belleville, all of Wes Anderson's stuff, all of John Waters's stuff. And then some. I tend not to care for most hollywood blockbusters.
TV: Lately, MST3K, Louie, Happy Valley, any of Ryan Murphy's anthologies, Lady Dynamite, HBO comedies, etc.
Music: Elliott Smith, Heatmiser, R.E.M., Sufjan Stevens, Fleetwood Mac, The Mamas and the Papas to name a very few. I listen to anything from easy listening sixties-seventies-eighties stuff to early to late punk. Also all that sixties era lounge music I've been listening to lately.
I also like to bake things like bread and pies and to experiment with the slow cooker.
Swimming back and forth in a pool or lake
Drinking water and not water
Laughing about things which may or may not be funny ( apparently I tend to do that in my sleep)
Breaking dumb rules.