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56 Sierra Vista, AZ Woman


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  • Ages 42–55
  • Near me
  • Who are single
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Last online
Jul 10
5′ 1″ (1.55m)
Body Type
Cancer, but it doesn’t matter
Two-year college
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My self-summary
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Haven't quite figured out how to connect with people when the common threads of life no longer exist. For so many years being a mom, wife, and paralegal resulted in a "community" that I no longer am a part of. The kids are grown and live elsewhere, single, and retired. I am not the hang out in bars type of person, although I enjoy a good concert.

Having grown up in Northwest NJ - I left Rutgers College after my first year, moved to Houston, then various parts of the Southwest, coming to call Sierra Vista home. I took a hiatus and spent 5 years in WI, but came back to SE Arizona in hopes of getting warm again. Divorced with 2 adult children, I retired from being a paralegal manager for a law office, after 30+ years in the legal field, due to disability.
What I’m doing with my life
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In the spring and summer I am usually in my herb garden or taking a drive in my Miata enjoying the AZ sunshine. In the winter, the dvd plays endless formats and streams Dr. Who, Farscape, Star Trek ... Or I am reading the current eBook from Grisham, Patterson or my latest sci fi find.

YEAH, it is summertime in AZ, so I am out driving in the sunshine somewhere. I don't need to have a destination, I just need to drive my Miata. Top down, music up!

Otherwise, I am in my herb garden or sitting in the sunshine reading a book.
I’m really good at
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Whatever I feel like doing - growing my herb garden, cooking, road trips, and procrastinating.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Depends on who they are and why they are noticing me. Most compliment my smile. In the summertime, the comments are about my suntan. I like absorbing sunlight. (Why own a convertible if you are afraid of the sunshine.)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I love science fiction, legal mysteries, and most other types of mysteries. I have been a Star Trek fan since I was 10. I like music from the 80s and 90s, Gin Blossoms, Sister Hazel, Journey, Cheap Trick, Stevie Nicks, Bon Jovi and more currently, The Fray, New Republic.

Food, for me is less about what type of food and more about it being good food. I am a good cook. I like good Mexican restaurants, good pizza, and desserts, and I love chicken fried steak at truck stops I miss blackened redfish which I enjoyed alot in Houston in the 80s. I don't like sushi. Food is about flavor, and creativity, not price.
The six things I could never do without
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Aside from air, water, shelter, and food ... What I don't want to be without is:

My Miata; A good book (mostly sci fi); A reason to smile; Fresh herbs and quality spices; Bubble baths; and the Arizona landscape where desert meets sky with the mountain reaching from one to the other.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Today, 1) it's the realization that 71 people like me. Don't know who they might be as not nearly that many messages; 2) that my timing just really seems to have been lost since being forcibly retired by disability; and 3) I can't believe it's July already.

Prior thought:
Am I really old enough to be a grandmother come August? What route shall I take to Milwaukee to meet my grandchild in the fall?

What I miss most in living alone is having someone around to talk with about the everyday things - the news, movies or music, whatever has caught my attention - and I miss companionship - having someone to do things with especially roadtrips. Prefer it when someone else makes the coffee.

I can have fun cuddling on the couch watching a movie; enjoy sitting in the sun reading a book; be exhilarated driving down the road to somewhere I have never been (just don't believe in honoring the speed limit); be excited over cooking a meal together: or be content sitting on the mountainside watching a gorgeous sunset. For me, life requires some of each in order to have balance.
You should message me if
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Your are interested in starting a conversation, taking the time to find out if we are friends or potentially something more, and meeting a real person who has foibles and virtues;
the possibility of interesting conversation, an enjoyable time with a vivacious, intelligent, witty, sometimes crazy, woman that you like despite the defects. :-)

Yes, the pictures are current! (From 2011 to the end of 2014.)

A note that doesn't fit anywhere else. If these are issues for you, please pass on by -

1) Not into religion and don't want to be lectured about it.

2) I believe adults should be able to love and marry whomever makes them happy.

3) My computer usage is limited so quick responses are not physically feasible as a result of bilateral neuropathy. I check this site about once a month.

4) I don't want someone to try and "fix" me or "save" me or "think" for me. It's not your job, just appreciate me for who I am.