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Christine127

45 New York, NY Woman

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I’m looking for

  • Men
  • Ages 45–55
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For long-term dating, short-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Yesterday – 6:05pm
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 5″ (1.65m)
Body Type
Fit
Diet
Anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Never
Religion
Catholicism, but not too serious about it
Sign
Aquarius, and it’s fun to think about
Education
Graduated from law school
Job
Law
Income
Rather not say
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Strictly monogamous
Offspring
Has kids
Pets
Speaks
English, French (Poorly)

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My self-summary
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I’m from a big family with roots in rural upstate New York and am an unapologetic morning person, often armed with an ambitious to-do list. Invariably, public radio ( WNYC, WFUV or WBGO) is in the background.

Although a simple country girl at heart, I've been enjoying life in the Big City and its random bits of wonderful for over 20 years. Kayaking on the Hudson, indoor or outdoor bocce ball, Carnegie Hall. Jimmy Stewart at a Bryant Park movie, museum exhibits, making gingerbread houses with the kids, opera, and attempting the tango on a Hudson pier. I aspire to be outdoorsy and had a blast rediscovering cross-country skiing (but remain mediocre).

Setting aside the laundry list of activities and interests, the important values that I hope to share: kindness, community, hard work, curiosity and integrity.

My age and photos are accurate.
What I’m doing with my life
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First and foremost, mothering two brilliant and lovely girls (ages 8 & 11), who primarily live with me. But also making time and space in my life for dating.

Oh, and I'm a lawyer. I transitioned a few years ago to my DREAM job, doing policy work in support of legal services for the poor. It’s WAY better than my former life as a big firm litigator.

A colleague described me as "You get stuff done, have some snark, and say what you think." That kinda sums me up -- both at work and in my personal life.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Cooking, but no delusions about opening a restaurant or getting on the Food Network.

Being a fierce advocate.

Figuring things out and getting things done.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
The wild and (increasingly) gray-streaked hair. The green eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I appreciate quality, but am not too fussy and always eager to try new things. A sampling:

It's a Wonderful Life, The Red Balloon, The Thin Man series, Do the Right Thing, Philadelphia.

Pink makes me shake my bootie; John Legend makes me swoon. Liking Alabama Shakes. Enjoyed my first opera a couple years ago. Hope to get back to Mamou, Louisiana to hear the house band and dance with the crawfish farmers on a Saturday morning in the crowded dive bar.

Rachel Maddow, The Good Wife, Top Chef, Jon Stewart. Was a fan of Weeds, The Wire, and Homicide.

Savory over sweet. Red over white. Tap over bottled.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My girls
Old friends
Health
Chef's knife
Potato chips (sometimes, dark chocolate)
Hope
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My to-do list. Menu planning. Nonprofit infrastructure.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
It could be anything. I like Friday nights -- they've always struck me as the time of the week with the most possibility.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I was on the math team in high school.

Despite my bravado, sometimes I get weary and need a little tenderness. As the kids say, bonus points if you know the reference.
You should message me if
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You've got old school manners, progressive politics, common sense and enthusiasm. You say what you mean and mean what you say. GGG would be nice, too.

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