I see all these profiles of people saying "I'm super ambitious, work hard to play harder, traveled to 17 countries, attaining my goals and dreams in my highly rewarding and simultaneously challenging career, and I totally did my squats today and washed it down with a protein infused kelp salad and organic soy smoothie"... and meanwhile I'm just sitting here thinking I'd like to spend my evening cooking a modest yet colourful dinner with somebody while complaining about who forgot to buy the milk this time, then cuddling up on the couch to watch an episode of Game of Thrones or Extreme Home Makeovers or whatever, followed by some indecent raucous snuggling.
Posting selfies and food pics to Instagram, getting into arguments on Tumblr, composing cutesy one-liners for Twitter, and fiendishly clamouring for likes on Facebook. Oh wait, I don't have any of those. I am a social media luddite.
I did try to say YOLO once, but apparently it is *not* a type of yogurt... Huh, live and learn.
Reading. I blame the glasses.
Caramelizing onions. I blame the... oh wait
My voice. A face for radio they tell me.
My awesome ninja powers... which is to say they don't notice me at all until it's too late. Then blam! Face full of Asian.
(ooookay, that sounded way dirtier than it should have been)
movies: I tend to catch more live theatre than I do the movies, but on the rare occasion I do go it tends to be something in the wheelhouse of Pixar/Dreamworks/Marvel
music: a little bit of everything really... classical, jazz & big band, jukebox, chillout/lo-fi, folk, acoustic, old R&B, classic rock, even a tiny bit of country sneaks in sometimes
food: I grew up in the north end, so am just as happy with perogies as I am with fried rice. I'm a total foodie though, and am a fairly adventurous eater and enjoy trying out new restaurants around town. No fast food though, and I don't drink. I try to be fairly health conscious, with the occasional liberties of course.
- my piano (built in 1905!)
- the internet (wikipedia has replaced my higher brain functions, and I'm pretty sure youtube has replace the lower ones)
- music and dancing
- dental floss
did I leave the stove on?
why does my washing machine leave yucky grey streaks on my clothes?
the next thing I want to build
why I can't get my garden tomatoes to grow
could I tear down some walls to make my living room more open concept?
building or modifying something
playing a vengeful game of Settlers of Catan
at the symphony or theatre
fixing the plumbing
chasing dragonflies (or hiding from mosquitoes)
did I mention eating?
(It came in a 4-pack; I gave two to mom and dad)
you like to keep fit and have fun (goooo Body Break!)
you know what "roll for initiative" means
you know the difference between Watership and Waterdeep
I'm not looking for someone to keep up with me and my wacky antics. That's not how it works. I'm looking for someone who has a life of their own but is willing to take some time and explore the middle ground, then see where it goes from there.
Or maybe you think I'm interesting and would just like to chat. That's cool too.