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I’m looking for

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  • Ages 36–52
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating

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Last online
Yesterday – 3:08pm
5′ 9″ (1.75m)
Body Type
Mostly other
Masters program
Art / Music / Writing
Rather not say
Doesn’t have kids
My self-summary
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Love is our finest instinct... a magically sensible urge, designed by nature to keep special people we know we can depend on close. I've been in no hurry, but would benefit a great deal by getting off OKCupid with a lovely girlfriend. Divorced for more than ten years with no children, I’m looking for shared values and intimacy in a woman whose qualities reflect my own. A partner in crime to share special times, common goals... sensuality, warmth and humor. A woman who loves simple pleasures, likes me out of all proportion, and finds it fun and easy to be together.

An appreciator of classic feminine style... culottes and Capri pants... silk scarves, and feline sophistication, I thrill to the company of a younger woman who’s stylish, a little urbane and still looking forward in life. You're hip, confident, educated and down to earth... creative and cool with a playful spirit and liberal values. You find conservative political values uninteresting and unacceptable in someone you respect, and world culture, art and music compelling, exciting and important.

I'm a successful professional in arts and culture, well regarded in my field, but not in the white collar, suit and tie mold. More suede and camel hair... tweeds and turtlenecks. I have a naturally slender build and find myself quite attracted to the same. Culturally aware but prefer simple things… drive a ragtop, enjoy day trips and use my turn signal even when no one's looking. And I can enjoy a good red ale or craft beer, but prefer wine, and like my humor dry. I also love nature, but am not into roughing it and prefer a warm bed and a shower in the morning and the company of a woman who's consciously feminine and likes to spoon.

I want what everyone wants in a best friend... a wicked wit and playful spirit... loyalty, curiosity and intellect. And what everyone wants in a girlfriend... affection and excitement, frivolity, love and enchantment. Friendships thrive on generosity and cultivation, but physical attraction and chemistry is the necessary recipe to start... the divine spark for a connection that's exclusive, unique and special.
What I’m doing with my life
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I'm an art conservator in a public institution.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
... my craft... and appreciating beauty in everyday life.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Well, obviously how handsome, witty and charming I am.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Hmmm.. My taste.
I tend to read nonfiction and have an art history background, but easy and accessible taste, and enjoy the Sunday NYT... The Atlantic... and online I like Salon. Some favorites books are... John Berger "Ways of Seeing"; John Dewey "Art as Experience"; and always the writings of William James.

I grew up in and around WDC, which is a soul town, and really love Classic Soul and Old School R&B. And Symphony... Especially Russian romantic symphony Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov, and German of course... Beethoven's Pastoral #6. And Italian Opera... Verdi and Puccini!

Nice food is always nice, and wine is wonderful too, though I don't drink much and prefer to eat something lean and healthy. Can’t call myself a foodie though, since I can simply forget to eat if I'm really focused elsewhere... the austere streak.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Music and Arts
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
- Meeting someone and getting off this site forever...
- And whether anyone actually ever reads this stuff..!
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Relaxing at home with a glass of wine.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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- I'm actually more partial to the adagio movement than the allegro...
- I'm a public employee in the cultural sector and don't accommodate conservative politics when making new friends ...
You should message me if
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* According to The OkCupid - 'YOUR TYPE OF GIRL TEST' - my type is the "Girl Next Door"... though she might be an artist or an academic too.
You're a classic in any case... younger than me, slender, stylish, sexy and fun, and would love to walk away from this site and never look back.