I am a curvy, geeky, and nerdy smarty-pants who is damn proud of her academic achievements. Intellectual pursuits, namely English language and literature are my passion and vocation, which explain my voracious appetite for reading and intense enjoyment of research and analysis. Share your knowledge with me, teach me something, and/or let's learn together. Challenge my mind for smart is sexy!
Polyamory is working fairly well for me. I'm enjoying dating but am still looking for someone with whom I share crazy good chemistry. Due to childbirth and maternity leave, I took about 18 months off of dating to deeply bond with my daughter (she is so incredibly CUTE!) and adjust to being a parent (OMG, I rock at this). I am ready to meet more people, get to know them, make new friends, find new lovers, and have as much fun (platonic and otherwise) as possible in the process.
I also work two passive online side gigs as an Avon Independent Sales Representative (started 6/29/16) and an Amazon seller (mostly books) to help supplement my meager income from being a permanent, part-time state employee at a community college while I look for a permanent, full-time job either with the government or private sector. (I love my students and the merits of my work, but the pay is just meh and I get zero benefits.)
After earning my master's degree, I plan to become an adjunct English professor online and/or in the evenings to supplement my day job. With luck, my students will appreciate my liberal politics, unnaturally colored hair, tattoos, and honest, open approach to teaching and be inspired to love English as much or more than I do.
Cooking (I enjoy making tasty food and being loved for it.)
Foreign languages (C'est la meme chose. Mein Hut, der hat drei Ecken. )
Intellectual chats (Let's cuddle, talk all night, and bond until dawn.)
Parenting (My daughter is teaching me so much about myself!)
Research (I can easily find information on just about anything.)
Writing (I have mastered resume types and MLA style.)
Sense of humor
Favorites: 1984 by George Orwell, the Dune series by Frank Herbert, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood, It by Stephen King, Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson, Emma by Jane Austen, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, Orlando by Virginia Woolf, American Gods by Neil Gaiman, the original dark and brutal Grimm's Fairy Tales, The Walking Dead graphic novels, Buffy the Vampire Slayer graphic novels, Angel & Faith graphic novels
Movies: Action, Anime, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Favorites: Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Horns, Wyrmwood, Warm Bodies, Dawn of the Dead, Meet the Robinsons, Inside Out, Mary Poppins, Show Me Love, Shortbus, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (original), The Handmaid's Tale, It, The Stand, Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2, Minions, The Visit, the Harry Potter series, True Romance, Pulp Fiction, Beetlejuice, Spaceballs, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, Halloween (John Carpenter and Rob Zombie)
TV Shows: Cartoons, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Science Fiction
Favorites: Penny Dreadful, Salem, American Horror Story, Scream, Slasher, Wallace & Gromit, Shaun the Sheep, Doctor Who, The Walking Dead, Family Guy, Poirot, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Firefly, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Scream Queens, Animaniacs, Bob's Burgers, Archer, Spartacus, Dark Matter, Powerpuff Girls, Teen Titans Go, The Amazing World of Gumball, Regular Show, Uncle Grandpa, The IT Crowd, Absolutely Fabulous, Black Books, The Killing, Luther, Doc Martin, True Blood, Skins (UK version)
Music: Electronic Body Music, New Wave, Industrial, Pop, Synthpop
Favorites: Maggie Rogers, Aesthetic Perfection, Die Antwoord, Iris, Ministry, Robyn, Utada Hikaru, Blutengel, Lifehouse, The Birthday Massacre, Suicide Commando, Faderhead, Jhameel, Depeche Mode, Madonna, Yazoo, Duran Duran, INXS, Gwen Stefani, Alessia Cara, Adam Lambert, Kelly Clarkson, VNV Nation, Aryia, Hanzel und Gretyl, BT, The Asteroids Galaxy Tour, Cibo Matto, Fall Out Boy
Food: American, Chinese, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Mexican
Favorites: pecan crusted tilapia, roasted chipotle brussels sprouts from Silver Diner, cooked sushi (I don't like the texture of raw meat), soft and fluffy buttermilk waffles, Murg Badami (Indian almond chicken), homemade guacamole with no onions (I'm allergic) and extra cilantro, freshly cut fruit (pineapple and watermelon are my favorites), and the occasional cupcake.
2. Netflix, Amazon Prime, and other streaming services.
3. Tutoring clients (I absolutely adore my work and helping people.)
4. Polyamory (Less boredom; more connections, love, and sex.)
5. Friends who are "feminist as fuck." Love you guys!
6. Sleep; alone, in my dark and quiet bedroom.
Becoming a better person
Making more money
Building up my self-esteem
Whittling away at my "To Do" list
Academic improvement and mastery
The art of classy swearing
Getting out of debt
Super Big-Time Oh-My-Sheezus-You-Rock bonus points awarded for:
financing my next hair dye adventure/tattoo/piercing
taking us on an awesome weekender (yes, I will go halfsies).