Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
People describe me as fun, caring, energetic and intelligent. I
value spending time with the people I love, both friends and
family, and exploring new places, people and things. Curiosity
about life and the world around me is important, as are having a
sense of humor and an appreciation for all life has to offer.
I grew up in a close family of 10 and lived overseas from when I
was 5 until my last year in high school. I treasure family time -
it includes much good-humored joking, many family meals, making
music, playing bocce ball, puzzle making, and an annual week
reunion at the beach -- but we are also there for each other in a
crisis. We make time together to have fun, and "swoop" as
While I love the US, I am very aware of being part of a larger
world and appreciate different cultures and traditions. I am a
curious person and enjoy getting to know lots of different kinds of
people. I sound a bit square, but have a slightly unconventional
and surprising sense of humor and love lots of laughter.
My description and pictures are current and accurate (yes, even the
age). I've met all of the interesting people in my life by being
myself -- open and honest.
What I’m doing with my life
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I enjoy my work, my family and friends and where I live. I live in
the city but walk in the woods a few blocks from home, and there
are lots of places to listen to live music, enjoy dancing and the
outdoors. I hike in Rock Creek Park each week and enjoy biking and
kayaking, among other activities. I like exploring new places and
enjoy traveling, although I love getting home, too. I have three
adult children that no longer live with me, although I treasure
spending time with them and we stay in touch. The last two just
graduated from college. Woohoo!
I enjoy my job doing health policy research and consulting - I have
a flexible schedule and work with a great and fun team.
I enjoy getting out and about but also like hanging out at home on
a Sunday morning reading the paper and having a cuppa, or enjoying
the patio and my back garden when the weather is nice. I exercise
regularly and love the sauna to soothe sore muscles or just take
some time out to reflect and be still.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
being a good friend, listening, getting to know people as
individuals, laughing together, exploring and enjoying life.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My long hair and my smile.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I love many different kinds of music from blues to jazz to
classical - not keen on techno or acid rock... I listen to NPR all
I enjoy going to the movies or snuggling on the couch watching
netflix - lots of different things - comedy, romance, action,
international flicks - and especially independently produced film,
but definitely not into horror or blood and gore.
I also like lots of different kinds of food, and to learn about
cultures through their food and music - don't eat a lot of meat,
but enjoy it when I go out on the town.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
nature and spending time outdoors
exercise - hiking, walking, dancing
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
out with friends, listening to music, going to the movies, hanging
out with family or dancing
You should message me if
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you are interested in getting to know an active, fun-loving,
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