So...I'm not very good at these things, hah. My name is Katie and I'm a college graduate with a B.A. in Mathematics. I plan to go to grad school.
I'm a self-proclaimed math nerd (but don't I kind of have to be? :-P). I love nature, literature, absolutely anything related to J.R.R. Tolkien, physics, etc. I play video games, though I haven't had as much time to game as I used to.
I'm not really all that hard to get along with. I'm shy, at least initially. Once I warm up to you, I'm a lot more fun and/or funny. I've been told that I'm pretty easy-going. I'm technologically-inclined and I enjoy tinkering with things. I'm still trying to learn more about cars but I've been really distracted lately. (Bonus points if you can teach me how to work on cars.)
And, believe it or not, I love a good workout. The post-workout burn is addictive. I'm working hard to try to lose weight, and I had been going to the gym 2-3 times a week, but a bout of unemployment has left with without the funds to keep going. It's driving me crazy. I want to go back, and I want to start playing sports again. (I played softball for about 8 years and basketball for 3 years. Then I played squash my last semester of college, and I miss it terribly.)
Humor is one of the best things life has to offer. As such, I must admit that my sense of humor is all over the place...I love puns, morbid/"black" humor, clean humor, satire, deadpan, and even perverse/sexual humor (to an extent). I'm pretty hard to offend.
I listen to a variety of music. I was raised on classic rock (Boston is my favorite band of all time) and still love it, but I'm also a metal head. Heavy metal, folk metal, Viking metal, black metal, death metal, thrash metal, pirate metal...I listen to almost any type of metal. Metal and classic rock aside, I enjoy Jpop, Jrock, Jtrance, bluegrass (on occasion), industrial, goth, folk rock...ok, let's face it: I enjoy music, haha. And I love a good concert. (Über-bonus points if you know of and enjoy listening to Týr.)
Also: I value intelligence and education. I take my own education very seriously and I love learning.
So, what am I looking for on here? This is something that I haven't thought too much about. I reckon it depends on who I find -- or who finds me. I'm fairly open-minded (but not looking for hook-ups or anything of that sort). Friendships, relationships, whatever.
Well, this has gotten really long, sorry. (Blame my inner writer. She occasionally escapes.) My advice? If you want to know something about me...ASK!!! If you've got the guts to ask, I've got the guts to give you an honest answer.
If you've made it this far, congrats. I'm sick of talking about myself ('tis a necessary evil for these sites), so please tell me about yourself!
ALSO -- Regarding my "I don't want kids" selection earlier in my profile: This does not mean I wouldn't date someone who already has kids. If you have kids, that's perfectly fine. I love kids, but have no desire to have biological children of my own. I have 13 younger cousins, all of whom I love more than life itself, so I don't have an issue with kids. I just wanted to make this clear. :)
It really depends on the person, to be honest. Presumably, if a date is to occur, then we have some interest or hobby in common. Therefore: We figure out a date involving those interests or hobbies. Simple enough? :)