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My self-summary
Heyo! I'm Liz, 'burb born, East Coast educated, and new to the city. Looking for some wonderful likeminded gentleman or lady to while away my evenings and weekends with. I'm nerdy and proud, but looking for a darling who knows the balance between enjoying a good game/movie at home and tromping around all parts of the city.

I am all about trekking around the world. In the past year, I've been to New York, Boston, Providence, Seattle, Ithaca, Bratislava, Vienna, Prague, Brussels, London, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, Paris, Osaka, Kyoto, and spent a month living in the middle of nowhere on Shikoku Island, Japan. New job has left me with no vacation days, but lets make up for it by exploring Chicago on the weekends :D
What I’m doing with my life
Freshly graduated from some art school out in Rhode Island, I'm back in Illinois and an official Chicagoan for the first time in 22 years. I'm a printmaker at heart but my design job in north Chicago puts food on the table. Someday I'll get out of this deskjob and open my own press, but for now its 8-5 every week day.
I’m really good at
Figuring things out. Everything's just a logic puzzle, which manifests itself as costumes made merely because the challenge they pose, or any other impractical ambitious project that keeps me up all night. Its always totally worth the sleepless night. The one thing you have to learn at art school is that you can make anything.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Oh man I hope you read. A lot of my reading lately has been confined to audiobooks over long commutes, but I still try to always be reading at least one thing.
The Magicians, the Hornblower and Aubrey Maturin series, Song and Fire and Ice series, Good Omens, The Dark Tower series, and other various assorted Scifi/Fantasy goodies.

Movies: Love a whole variety of movies, but I can really do without the gratuitous Michael Bay/Zach Snyder exploding action scenes.
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, Shaun of the Dead, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Master and Commander, Tron, The Big Lebowski, The Fall

Shows: Oh Netflix, I wish I could quit you. Also I know more about pre-2005 Doctor Who than I should really admit to. If you are a McGann person, message me right now.
Doctor Who, Rome, Bones, Firefly, Boardwalk Empire, Dexter, Lost

Music: Indie-rock, electronica, world. Whole variety of goodies but right now I'm listening to a lot of
The National, Bon Iver, Miniature Tigers, Daft Punk, The Mountain Goats, Amiina, Yeasayer

Food: Love to cook and bake, my saffron scallops conquer all.
Belgian, Thai, Indian, Sushi
I'm also a notorious beer snob. I celebrated my twenty-first in Belgium and there's no turning back after that. If you like crappy beer, don't worry, I will fix you. If its not your thing, that's okay too. I drink it for the ridiculous variety of flavors, not because I'm all about being lawl-so-drunk.

Same goes for tea. I have two pots a day at least. Matcha forever, man.
Six things I could never do without
Awesome people
Planes, trains and buses - need travel
The color saffron, and the spice for good measure
A well-stocked printshop
tea, endless teas of all sorts
a towel
On a typical Friday night I am
Hosting fancy food parties, baking until 2am, tooling around the city, watching some awful movie with friends, the options are endless!
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
It's been a long while, but I played Everquest 2 and a handful of other MMOs for about four years. Also, larped multiple times. Mark your nerd barometers accordingly.
You should message me if
If alternating between trekking all over the city one night, then laying around in the dark playing some horrible JHorror game the next night sounds like fun. If you ever wished you knew Charley Pollard. If you are into tea parties every day.

If you are looking for a monogamous relationship! Bi doesn't mean looking for threesomes, just means your business parts don't determine whether or not I'll fall in love with you :3
The two of us