I'm independent, especially because I prefer to call the shots in my life, and rather introverted, at the core, but I'm also fascinated by people, and cherish relationships with others, thus I often morph into an extrovert, especially in situations where a single other person and I become close, as friends or lovers. Overall, I appreciate and respect people, and other life, uncommonly much. The most outstanding compliments I get tend to refer to my ability to connect with others, my empathic nature, my ability to understand and relate with people from all walks of life (I'm often accused of reading minds, although I certainly don't consider myself a mind reader; I've just invested abnormally much in understanding others, listen well, and have gotten to know more individuals than I could ever remember). So.. I'm an introspective, introverted, intuitive, philanthropic people person .oO(/|\)_(/|\)
I'm also a thinker. My hopeless brain always seems to be going at it. In fact, I think I'm addicted to thought. I spend most time playing with concepts and abstracts, but generally with substantial material. That is, I enjoy thinking about concrete things in an abstract way. Weird, isn't it?
Interests: Everething, but especially society, social evolution, poetry (reading and writing and readings), mathematics, logic, physics, philosophy, literature (especially classics), volunteering, learning, neurology, nutrition, physical and mental health, felines, education, people, cuddling, indie movies (relatively little tolerance for tv and hollywood), feminism, creativity, practical artistry (such as building shopping malls out of discarded toilettes), camping, city life, computers, internet utility and culture, world culture, traveling, language, all communication and media, thinking intently, thinking frivolously, thinking practically.
I am Curious, Aware, and Real
- The abstracts of mathematics can send me into bouts of euphoria.
- My favorite person ever is my older sister, who happens to have downs syndrome.
- A few months ago, I moved into a new apt in Boulder and got the first tv I've owned, with reception, as an adult. It's never on, even when I'm bored to tears.
- I went to state in high school for reading poems by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, whose poetry often brought me to tears when I was a teenager.
- I'm one of very few people I know who listens to both bluegrass and industrial.
- I spent four months living and studying in China. Wo shuo Hanyu yidian.
- By the time I was twelve, my father had forced me to sit through The Crying Game, A Clockwork Orange, Blue Velvet, and many other movies that I barely survived.
Movies: "Baraka!" BBC's "Pride and Prejudice," "This is Spinal Tap," "Meaning of Life," Anything by Terry Gilliam, Jim Jarmusch, Stanley Kubrik, The Coen Brothers, "Dazed and Confused," "Possession," "The Professional," "Run, Lola, Run," "Young at Heart"
I'll work more on this section later...
2. Earth (that includes the products of Earth)
3. The Milky Way
4. The Universe
5. Existence (or just IS)
6. My car, dude! .. heehee, just kidding, I don't have a car
I moved to Boulder seeking more healthcare options for my fibromyalgia (ie acupressure, herbs, etc). I've lived all over America, and spent some years in Capitol Hill, Denver, where I fit in better, but I often feel like I just don't fit in, here in Boulder. It's not that I have anything against Boulder, I just feel a bit like a foreigner, here. I've hardly met anyone since moving here, and it's starting to drive me a little crazy. I'd love to meet people to grab a coffee or beer with, folks with whom to catch movies, discuss all sorts of things, and/or to show me around Boulder.