mhw3792
27 Chicago, United States
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My self-summary
I'm a New Yorker, Indiana University graduate (studied abroad in Australia) and have lived in Chicago for a few years now.

I'm talkative, enthusiastic, creative, independent and have a sense of humor. I easily laugh at myself and see the humor in most situations. Really, I’m just a kid at heart, but an adult when I need to be. Oh, and I'm never bored. I'm typically a busy bee.

The writer in me loves good word play, for which I've been called a dork. I enjoy girlie stuff like doing my hair, makeup and nails, but I can also kill my own spiders. Other random, little tid-bits: I'm definitely a dog person; I have to make my bed everyday; I don't understand when people take the same selfie over and over again for no particular reason; I love being outside when the weather is nice.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm a content developer for a learning solutions company and I'm a freelance journalist for a Chicago newspaper.

I enjoy the spontaneity in life and welcome anything that breaks up the normal, everyday routine.
I’m really good at
Singing in the shower, coloring, socializing, writing, telling stories, embracing the things I'm not good at, bustin' a move on the dance floor (or anywhere really), hosting parties and putting costumes together for theme parties.
The first things people usually notice about me
I've been told my eyes. Some people notice the color, lashes, or that I have naturally huge pupils. I also have resting nice face. After speaking with me for minute, it's probably my personable nature.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: The Five People You Meet in Heaven, The Help, Are You There Vodka? It's Me Chelsea and magazines. I generally enjoy historical fiction and (funny) memoirs and am currently on the hunt for a good, new read.

Movies: Mean Girls, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Anchorman, Billy Madison, Happy Gilmore, The Hangover, Empire Records, Clueless, Big Fish, classic Disney movies (my favorite is "The Little Mermaid"), etc. I also have a huge "to watch" list that I'm working on slowly, but surely.

TV: Friends, Orange is the New Black, Bojack Horseman, Scandal, Sex and the City, Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire. I'm looking for new shows as well.

Music: Mainly rock, pop, hip-hop and R&B. I love '90s music! I'm not picky. I do enjoy something I can sing along to and a good mash-up. Basically, if I like it, it's in my itunes. I also have a range of Pandora stations.

Food: Mex, Asian, Italian-- really I like all kinds of foods and can be somewhat adventurous. What I do know off hand is I love burritos, my comfort food is a bagel and schmear with lox, I pick interesting sushi rolls and I have a huge sweet tooth.
The six things I could never do without
family/friends
toothbrush (with toothpaste)
humor
sunlight
blankets
camera
I spend a lot of time thinking about
the future, my family and friends, what fun/new activities to do next, if I can do that awesome dance move I just saw, blog post ideas, what I'm going to do after work/over the weekend. I have too many thoughts to list!
On a typical Friday night I am
I'm either ghostbusting, meeting up with my friends, or relaxing at home while catching up on shows and recharging my batteries.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
The chicken dance is my guilty pleasure.
You should message me if
you're a gentleman living in Chicago with a fantastic sense of humor, who's genuine and can also carry a conversation. Dog people strongly preferred. I'm not too demanding, but ultimately, I'm looking for someone who complements me, not completes me. Flakey guys (as in unreliable with no follow through) absolutely need not apply.
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