Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
ABOUT ME: I was born in NYC and raised in NJ. I moved out to
California almost 20 years ago and I love it here! What’s not to
love? Well... okay...I admit it... the earthquakes still scare the
hell out of me!!!
Most people would describe me as outgoing, warm and fuzzy, real,
open-minded and easy to talk to. They also tag me as a "strong"
person, which I am, however, what they don't often notice is that I
am actually pretty sensitive, even though I might not show it
outwardly. Lastly, I get told that I'm "funny" … which I really
don’t see, but I’m really glad they think I am. : )
If I were asked to describe myself, I would start by saying that
I’m a little bit "old fashioned". I agree that I am outgoing (in
most instances), but I can also be a little shy at times. I
consider myself to be genuine, warm, passionate, creative,
generous, affectionate and usually pretty fun to be around. I like
giving and receiving PDA’s and my partner would have to feel the
I am passionate about making a difference in this world! I care
about what's going on around me and I try to help out wherever and
whenever I can.
I love working with and being around kids. They tend to keep you
young! I have worked for and with many organizations that deal with
kids and I volunteer some of my time doing that as well. I also
love animals, books and music. And, I really enjoy traveling and I
have many new places that I still want to visit. Want to join
WHO I'M LOOKING FOR: Hmmm.... that would have to be... "my perfect
someone"! And what exactly would make him "perfect"? His "INSIDES!"
He should possess qualities like inner strength, intelligence
(that's a huge turn-on for me), passion, integrity and drive. But
the most important quality I’m looking for in a partner is honesty…
Well...that’s it for now. I have to leave something for us to talk
about later, don’t I?
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
As far as work... I'm a Meetings and Events Specialist for an
insurance brokerage firm, and I love my job! : )
On a more personal note... I guess I'm looking for a special person
to share the rest of my life with. I've been divorced for almost 20
years now, and I think I'm at a place in my life now, where I would
like to be in a long-term relationship again.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
... taking care of things. By that I mean all kinds of things...
work-related projects and timelines, to-do-lists, my home, my
finances, my friends and loved ones. I'm usually the person that
people come to when they "get stuck". I'm a pretty good problem
solver, I guess... and I'm a "do-er", so things get done!
I'm also good at loving and caring for the ones I love!
The first things people usually notice about me
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... is my energy and enthusiasm! I've been told that it's
infectious. I'm not known for sitting still for too long, unless,
of course... it's been one of those crazy days.
Oh... and I talk pretty fast (especially when I get excited). I
think that comes from being an Italian from the East Coast.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I love to read all kinds of books but some of my favorite authors
are Nelson DeMille, Dan Brown, John Grisham and James Patterson.
I'm currently reading "Most Talkative" by Andy Cohen... for a
little light-hearted and fun reading! And I read a lot of
work-related trade journals too!
My all time favorite movie is The Sound of Music.
I tend to like sci-fi movies like AVATAR, and good dramas like
CRASH and AMERICAN HISTORY X.
I love going to the theater. Some of my favorite plays have been
PHANTOM, RENT, THE LION KING and TOMMY! Going to an opera and a
ballet are two of the items still on my Bucket List.
As far as music... I love old school R & B (Motown) the best...
(Marvin Gaye, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, etc.), but I
also love Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Jimmy Buffet, Chicago,
Santana, George Benson, Boney James, Queen, The Eagles, Frank
Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, Michael Buble, Josh Grobin, Pink Martini
and Marc Anthony. (I REALLY LOVE Latin music, especially Brazilian
music!). And seeing a concert at the Hollywood Bowl is one of my
favorite things to do! :-)
Now for the food part... My favorite is probably SUSHI, followed by
anything Asian... but I love ALL SORTS of food! I have developed a
real love for Soul Food since I moved to California (give me
smothered pork chops with greens and mac and cheese... and I am in
HEAVEN!) But... I also love most things Mexican! Oh... and pizza!
That's my favorite "comfort food"!
I do have to warn you... there are 3 or 4 things I really don't
like... and they are: tomatoes, cilantro and green peppers... and I
like to be able to actually taste my food, so please go easy on
that hot sauce!
But trust me... I am very easy to please when it comes to food.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
the sound of children laughing
animals (all kinds)
bread & cheese (I'm Italian... I can't help it!)
some good books and music
(I kinda squeezed in a 7th thing... sorry!)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
1. the future... and what's next for me in this life
2. the next project I want to tackle
3. the people around me / my community... and what I can do to help
those who are in need
4. when and where my next vacation will be
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
either relaxing at home (maybe with a book or maybe watching TV
with my dog), out to dinner with friends, going to the movies, or
catching up on some housework. Pretty standard stuff. I'd love to
meet someone and start making Friday "date night"! :-)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Even though I consider myself a little "old fashioned", I have been
known to "come out of my shell", if you know what I mean... and
when I do... watch out! : )) The rest you will have to find out for
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PS... The photos without captions were taken in May 2015, but I
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