Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am independent, intellectually curious, and open-minded. Looking
for one woman with a blend of qualities--artistic, patient, someone
who can be my co-pilot for the final chapter of my life. I am NOT
looking for my twin. Most people think I look younger than I really
am. I take care of my mind and body. Truth, honesty, equality,
balanced with sensitivity and compassion are my mantras. I
appreciate emotional warmth and physical affection. I think I am
pretty flexible and easy to get along with. I can be serious or
playful, depending on the situation and whom I am with. A wise man
moves according to his circumstances.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Retired from full time college teaching in Boston in 2013. Still
doing part time teaching and consulting, and volunteering as a
surgical liaison at a hospital. Thinking about new travel
destinations. Learning to cook and eat healthier. One philosopher
remarked the concept of efficiency of any process in life will
remain undefined until we know why and how we got here. Another has
remarked that if we ever find out, the universe will instantly
change, so that the mystery will remain. I think this has already
happened at least once. Learning more about the fine arts. Keeping
abreast of politics and global events, which prove the law of
unintended consequences somewhere almost every week.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Listening to other people, learning about their experiences, though
I need someone to listen to me on occasion. Offering support when
asked to help put things in perspective. Helping to de-pressurize a
friend after a tough week. Tutoring students in chemistry,
vegetable gardening in summer, outdoor photography. Removing stains
from all kinds of fabrics--that involves chemistry, right! A news
hound--wondering what's happening; thinking about the "law of
unintended consequences." Taking walks on the beach, playing
scrabble and backgammon, and tennis (???) and cycling. Love going
to the movies.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My eyes and beard. And my warm hands, so I am told.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
The Fugitive (surprised?), A Few Good Men, The Pelican Brief, City
Slickers II, Midnight in Paris, The Verdict, Shawshank Redemption,
The Green Mile, Forest Gump, The Notebook, Fried Green Tomatoes,
When Harry Met Sally, Doubt; British and American rock and folk
from the 60's and 70's; Some country and classical pieces.
Many kinds of food, including seafood and Asian, so long as I know
what's in them. Willing to be a line cook but not an executive chef
for the right woman. Interested in the role of herbs and spices in
maintaining good health. Books: "About Love," "A Fair Society,"
"The Celestine Prophecy." Enjoy going to the Hayden Planetarium and
Omni Theatre, Never been on a Duck Tour but would love to go.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
music--pretty wide variety, depending on my mood
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
What I can do to help bring out the best in my future
other"--YOU! I also think about the future of my children and how
to stay connected to them; how lifestyles and culture have changed
as a result of technological advances since the 60's. What will
life be like after I'm gone. And what John Coffey said to Paul in
"The Green Mile," just before he was executed. And what Lt. Gerard
said to the RIchard Kimble after he took his handcuffs off in the
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
No two Friday evenings are the same. Going out to eat or to the
movies with a friend, or just reading/watching a movie at home.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I have unloaded most of my baggage, but occasionally need someone
to help me unpack a little more. I'll tell you more later.
You should message me if
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