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66 Winchester, VA Man


I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 55–66
  • Located anywhere
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

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Working on masters program
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Has kids
Likes dogs and likes cats

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My self-summary
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I am an eclectic individual with a zest for traveling, exploring, experiencing, and learning about new places, peoples, and cultures. Outdoor oriented activities include biking, hiking, camping, and boating. Also, I enjoy cooking, antiquing, reading, gardening, dancing, photography, gold panning, skating….just about anything at least once. I am gregarious, sincere, and trustworthy.

Other areas of interest include attending music and cultural events, visiting museums, and experiencing exotic restaurants.

Healthy living and being active are extremely important, which includes visiting the gym on a regular basis. I am excited about experiencing life’s offerings and those wonderful opportunities that present themselves, near and far.


I am looking for that special person/companion/adventurer/soul mate to share life’s adventures with; someone to confide in, laugh with, and learn from.


I was a U.S. Park Ranger with the National Park Service and worked last at Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park as a Land Resources Officer. This involved working with all land-related issues including park planning. I worked there and at other locations around the nation for the Department of the Interior, National Park Service for 35 years. Park planning brought me to many newly established parks nationwide. I also served in numerous qualified capacities for years on wild land forest fires and all risk disasters including Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf Oil Spill.

Blessed with adventure, through my early years I had the opportunity to live in Germany as an Army brat, and visit many countries on vacations; would love to go back.

In retirement, I currently work part time at the Virginia State Arboretum and pursue photography especially landscape. Much of my work is posted to my favorite site:


I have a Bachelor degree in Geology from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh and was working towards a Masters in Park and Recreation Management (emphasis on Tourism) at George Mason University. I also attended a Merchant Marine College for two years where I studied Marine Transportation and Oceanography, giving me a taste for adventure.
What I’m doing with my life
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I retired from a long, fulfilling career with the National Park Service, where I feel I made a difference in helping acquire and protect unique natural and cultural resources to be enjoyed by all. It was a very rewarding job, but I decided to retire in 2011 after serving for 35 years to begin other adventures/pursuits. I periodically do part-time work as a volunteer at my former park and work part-time at the Virginia State Arboretum, an incredible place.


Photography is one of my favorite recreational pursuits and I especially enjoy landscape photography. I belong to several local photography clubs, take photography courses, and explore new places to learn about and photograph. Some of my images are posted on Flickr,

Fishing, boating, biking, and hiking are other favorite activities which give me the opportunity to explore.


I have explored the west and desert southwest as well as other areas of the United States, and have seen many of our country’s National Parks nationwide while on business and for pleasure. I try to go on an international trip every several years. I have been to Costa Rica and Mexico numerous times and have thought about visiting Belize, Panama, Peru, and Chili. Cuba would be a great place to visit; perhaps someday that will be a possibility.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I especially love to cook and am an aspiring photographer. I am a good conversationalist and make new friends readily. I am a people oriented person!
The first things people usually notice about me
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I love life and it shows! I have great sense of humor, an infectious laugh, am affable, and I've been told I have a great personality. I love to hang out with people and am always there for a friend.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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My favorite books are mostly non-fiction, fictional history, and rereading many of the classics. I especially enjoy history, natural/physical sciences, and photography-oriented books. I have a library chocked full of these and have recently started reading Kindle Books on my new tablet where so many of the classics can be downloaded for free. I love that; I love to read!


I attend movies occasionally when not doing other activities and enjoy all types of movies.


Other than rap, my tastes for music are incredibly varied ranging from folk, country, classical, classic rock, to new age genres. Music feed and soothes my soul. Currently, I am trying my luck with a Banjo.


I especially like Thai, Indian, and Moroccan food and like to seek out exotic restaurants locally and when I travel. I do not shy from spicy and unfamiliar dishes. I also love to cook in my rather spacious kitchen.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
1) Family/friends
2) Love
3) My camera
4) Recreational time
5) The opposite sex
6) Good health
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
I spend a lot of time thinking about:

My family and friends, their health and welfare.
My next adventure
How to improve my photography
How to make a positive impact in all that I do
And last but not least, that special person I hope to meet some day.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Hanging out with friends, watching a band, dancing etc. Love the night life on weekends
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I am lonely at times but if you ask me I will not admit to it.
You should message me if
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... you are interested in pursuing an active lifestyle centered around adventure, travel, learning, and photography, I feel these would be good starting elements for a potential match.

I am attracted to intellect, a great sense of humor, and those who are lean towards positive, happy, and uplifting outcomes in all that they do!