51 Troy, United States
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My self-summary
I talk a lot but getting things started is tricky for me. I am not one of those people who jumps right in to friendships. I admire people who just forge ahead fearlessly. I like thinkers and like to hear about other people's stories. I'm honest and a caring person. It was a lot easier in college to meet people. I'm not the type to reach out so this is hard. I think we should have meet and greets at the hardware store or the bookstore so you can meet people and have something to talk about besides meeting people.
What I’m doing with my life
I work as an information specialist (business librarian). I studied fine art - drawing and try to find ways to do that when I am not working or doing stuff with my kid. I spend an inordinate amount of time fixing up my house, thinking about fixing up my house and reading.
I’m really good at
I'm a pretty good cook. I draw and paint pretty well - I have exhibited very little, sold a few paintings and drawings and co-illustrated a children's book. I am fairly handy - since owning a home I have installed 2 toilets, a dishwasher, a tiled bath, (all of which make me proud).
The first things people usually notice about me
My dark hair and eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Favorite authors: A.S.Byatt, Isabelle Allende, Philip Roth, Malcolm Gladwell, and a bunch more. I listen to a ton of books while I'm doing other stuff.
Favorite movies: I like a wide variety, comedy, indie, drama, some action, barring horror.
Music: Soul, R&B, Jazz, Indie - varies.
The six things I could never do without
My kid, family and friends.
Movies, art and books.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Repairs needing to be done on my house.
Ways to motivate myself to make art and to be useful.
How to continually learn while also being good with what is.
On a typical Friday night I am
Honestly, home with a movie. I like Friday nights to be relaxing.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
That would be telling.
You should message me if
You are not put off by a slow response.