As a teacher, I direct my passion toward giving special needs children a voice. I find the humor in the most difficult situations. I like to wind down with friends over an interesting dinner challenging existing beliefs or just being goofy or silly. I must admit that I cannot deny the power of sushi.
I am looking for a man who is generous, kind, down to earth, unselfish, liberal, and humorous He would enjoy listening to various kinds of music, going to movies, museums, theatre and taking City walks and hiking. He would be spontaneous, adventurous and have an open mind.
I love all music especially Folk (new and old) , Jazz, Zydeco, acapella music, Broadway, Classical and Blues. My favorite radio station is WFUV.Favorite musicians include Richard Shindell, Lucy Kaplansky, Steve Earle, Peter Gabriel , Barenaked Ladies, Keb' Mo, Amos Lee, Elvis Costello, Kinks Guided by Voices, John Gorka, Wilco, Jayhawks Son Volt, Van Morrison, Springsteen John Hiatt, Joe Cocker, Sam Cooke, Luka Bloom,Cocteau Twins, EmmyLou Harris,Rush, REM, Ellis Paul, Marshall Crenshaw,Martin Sexton, Beatles, Stones, Etta James, Tom Lehrer,Enya, Lorreena Mckennit Ramones , Flamin Groovies, Smithereens, The Sonics, ,Depeche Mode, U2, Snow Patrol., Black 47, The Pogues Echo and the Bunnyman, Cure,, Richard Thompson and Bob Dylan. I could go on and on...I also love NPR.
I am an adventurous eater and love to try different cuisines. I am a total foodie and love watching cooking shows especially Chopped, Iron Chef and Top Chef.
I love old movies especially moves with Audrey Hepburn in them. Nothing beats an old Mel Brooks movie such as Blazing Saddles. I am a hopeful romantic and can't resist John Hughes movies. Other movies I love include Shawshank Redemption, Out of Africa, Sophie's Choice,Singing in the Rain, Harold and Maude, The Muppet Movie, Wings of Desire,old Woody Allen movies, Cinema Paradiso, Ordinary People, My Left Foot, Waiting for Guffman, Coen Brothers movies, King's Speech, Theory of Everything, Love & Mercy, Imitation Game, Room with a View, Princess Bride , and Afterlife.
Things I Love but I can do without:
NY Times and NY1