Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Life is good. I am blessed with the most wonderful friends, two
great kids, and kind aging parents. I am living a good life:
writing and making art, and caring for my parents long distance in
NYC. I live in a little Eden of an urban farm on my double lot in
SE Portland. I built an ADU (Additional Dwelling Unit) on my
property and am renting it to some dear friends. Trying to build a
little co-housingness into my life and it is working. Art is
incredibly important to me. I love looking at the world with an
appreciation for art and design. Issues of diversity are very very
important to me. I am very grateful for all my good fortune.
What I’m doing with my life
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I am just finished my memoir about intution and fear. I am focusing
this year on essays. I love my newly empty nest. Every week I get
some time to do exercise, enjoy some spiritual reflection, and some
learning. I make Blurb photo books like there is no tomorrow. I
wrote 99 letters last year to President Obama calling for the
elimination of nuclear weapons. This year I completed an outrageous
"letter" number 100 - in the form of a vinyle-wrapped car. Kind of
like a bumpersticker that covers the whole car. I put a lot of
attention to my website which has a blog and a gallery of my
drawings, photographs and ceramics.
I’m really good at
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Gratitude. Kindness. Fun.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My warmth, my Jewish nose, my sincerity, and my kindness.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Here's a favorite for each category:
Book: My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
Movie: Life in a Day
Show: Orange is the New Black
Music: My Pandora One account and my Gillian Welch station.
Food: Stuffed squash blossoms (cheve and lavender blossoms) and
garden fresh tomatoes and basil.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family to adore and treasure
A garden to dig
My dearest friends
My digital camera
Hope for progressive political change and peace
Walks in nature
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How incredible it is that we are alive on this planet that is just
the right distance from the sun and has all the right elements to
create life. So many things had to be just perfect for life to
begin and evolve to this moment of great potential and destruction.
How do we swing it towards good?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Having dinner with a friend or working in my garden until nightfall
or working on my writing. You won't find me watching TV or going to
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'll take my time to find the right person. I am not in a rush.
You should message me if
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you are emotionally healthy and you like the sound of my profile.
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