Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am looking for someone to travel with.
I recently stopped dating someone that I met here 18 months ago. We
are still friends.
Two years ago I retired and moved my home to San Francisco. After a
year costs drove me to Concord. In order to have more money to
travel I've put my stuff in storage and travel full time. In the
last 3 months I've been to Europe, on a cruise, to Reno, Tucson,
L.A., Houston, New York and New Orleans. I'll be in the Bay Area
till mid December then off again (who knows where).
In 2012 I had a heart bypass operation. my condo finally sold and I
became the custodial parent of my 17 year old daughter. She is
graduated from Balboa High School in 2013.
If we meet, what will you find:
I like to strike up conversations with strangers. Some think I'm a
flirt. When I've been in a relationship I've always been
Living lightly on the planet, and a small footprint (size 8, but
EEE)" are important values for me. None the less, I find myself
driving more than I expected due to an absence of local shops,
hills and my chauffeuring duties. She takes her road test next
I've traveled some, (but still many places to go) and usually
prefer mass transit or a tour bus to a rental car.
You will like my smile. I don't usually talk politics, but my views
are far, far left.
I'm a romantic and believe happy endings are possible, but not
certain. While I believe in God, I don't think (s)he will change my
destiny without effort on my part.
Things I'd like to do more of include camping, swimming and
Brief Bio: The oldest of four. I resented my role in the family,
dropped out of college and went to "'Frisco to dance the Grisly
Bear", adopted the mufti of a hippie and Deadhead got my BA, and JD
then marriage, kid, career path jobs, L.A. kid #2, divorce and
part-time parenting. I've had three long term relationships in the
past 12 years, none co-habitating. The last ended a year ago.
What I’m doing with my life
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Traveling. From Tucson to Tucumcari, from Sarajevo to Penang.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Dancing to Grateful Dead tribute bands. Balancing fun and
functionality. Finding interesting things to do until something
important needs to be done.
Practical advice, listening, sailing, snuggling, making
I'm pretty good at fixing some things, but I'm not into car repair
or model airplanes.
I cook better than I clean and buy better than I shop.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My thick glasses; I still have my hair and it isn't too gray. I'm
generous, but frugal.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Books: Be Here Now, Patrick O'Brian, Tender is the Night, White
Oleander, Melville, Mosley, Didion, Wolff (Naomi, Tom and Leonard),
Kinky, Snow Flower.
Movies: Yankee Doodle Dandy, The Apartment, Avatar, Pritz's Honor,
most Woody Allen, Rocky Horror.
Shows: Everything from Shakespeare to Guare, Mourning Becomes
Electra, Guys and Dolls, Spring Awakening, Cripple of Inishmann,
August Osage County
Music: Grateful Dead, Classic Rock, Bluegrass, Rockabilly, almost
anything danceable (except disco). Classic (especially chamber
music) Warren Zevon, Linda Ronstat, Lenny Welch, Devo.
Food: Tandoori, sushi, most anything that is well prepared.
I'm not a foodie as I tend to overeat if it is too tasty.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Dancing, sailing, live theater, sight, garlic and chocolate.
People, of course are more important, but they are not "things" aka
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Wondering how my daughters will be able to have a good life.
Collective vs. individual consciousness.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Going out to hear music or see a play. Once a month, services.
You should message me if
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You either like or dislike something about my profile.
You think that [if I seem fairly normal on the phone] you'd like to
You'd rather go to a party with a wingman.
You want great stories to tell your descendants when you're
You need to find out early in the dating process whether there is
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