My world travels continue, I recently returned from central america (Cancun-panama overland), but I visited three continents and public transport/hitchhiked from Cape Town to Zanzibar, Lake Victoria, Lake Tanganyika, and back to Durban more miles than Cairo to Cape Town (Though not as Cecil-Rhodesy), capping it off by flying out to Dubai on Christmas day, then watching the ball drop in NYC. Now I'm back in the USA.
I wore through several pairs of boots, blue jeans, picked up curses and pleasantries in from Afrikaans to Zulu, and didn't die a single time!
I'm getting my master's degree in international business and it seems to be a good idea so far.
I find it absolutely adorable when someone geeks out over something and just gushes information when it's brought up. If you do that, <3. I use too many 5-dollar words so I'm glad to be back to the world of fluent english speakers.
I enjoy having real, in-depth conversations, about life, the universe, everything and 42. I'm okay at small talk type stuff but it honestly bores me.
I'm far from serious most of the time.
I'm kind of a loud-nerdy person and I'm trying to re-adjust back to life in my hometown after everyone else. Native resident of the internet.
Master of International Business candidate at the University of Florida.
Finished my Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Science in Food and Resource Economics, also at the University of Florida. They owe me a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, but I doubt I'll ever get it out of them.
Professionally- I own and manage rental property.
Travelling the world (briefly returned, never finished).
What I mean- I'm very perceptive and have an excellent memory, and I can read a 200 or so page book in about 45 minutes. Then, I'm awful at remembering someone's name but can recite verbatim what they first said to me. It's really odd.
Most of the time, this ability is spent overthinking and reminding myself how stupid what I just did, or did 5 years ago, or ate was.
I'm better at speaking to groups of people than individuals.
Word games (scrabble, boggle, bananagrams), music, poetry, writing (except for "I'm really good at" sections of online profiles) , opening tightly closed jars, and making the most awful puns you will ever hear.
Lately I've been reading way too much about urbanism and city planning.
Malcolm Gladwell is one of my favorite authors.
There's a special place in my heart for Gatsby.
Movies? I like some of those.
Shows? Currently on? Nothing, at this point. Cancelled? X files, better off ted, outsourced, arrested development, seinfeld, breaking bad, 30 rock.
Music? I like a really broad lot of music. It varies day to day but there are few musical genres I never enjoy. I have pretty odd tastes. I've heard most kinds of music starting with "post", except for "Post-al service" (see note about puns earlier)
Speaking of odd tastes, I'm a pretty good cook and I have a tradition with a good friend of making copious amounts of breakfast foods on a day that normal people would rather sleep in.
(yes, that's a nerdy cop-out, and no, I cannot replace the phosphorus with arsenic, at this time.)
If I'm forgetting something.
What I'd do if transported to another time period.
How wonderfully comfortable new socks are.
Why airfare from johannesburg, stopping over for a month in Mumbai, and continuing on to bangkok is cheaper than getting from Gainesville to Cincinnati and back.
Or address. Or appendices.
I used to not like being photographed. Since then, I discovered goofy selfies. #ItGetsBetter
Also this: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/BlondGuysAreEvil
You read peer-reviewed journals more often than you read glossy magazines.
You want to hear about my stint on a hundred-one year old german warship in the world's longest lake.
You have figured out warp propulsion.
You have some way of aiding me in my question for world domination or want to have coffee.