Monalisa44
71 Brookline, MA
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My self-summary
I'm a retired professional educator/writer/editor who loves an urban lifestyle and lots of travel. I enjoy my single life, with lots of friends and a great family. Would love to share all that with someone special.
What I’m doing with my life
Finding meaning, comfort, love, stimulation; enjoying my son, family, friends, colleagues; feasting on the beauty around me; continuing to use my skills as a teacher and a writer. I study and teach in a fabulous lifelong learning setting, and volunteer with literacy organizations.
I’m really good at
The 3 R's, collaborating, laughing, decorating, celebrating, designing, analyzing, and self-deprecation . . .
The first things people usually notice about me
My smile and laugh. Wit and enthusiasm!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Authors: T.C. Boyle, Haruki Murakami, Jane Austen, Elinor Lipman, many, many more
Auteurs: Coen Bros., Woody Allen, Robert Altman, David Fincher
Movies I Will See Again: Groundhog Day, The Red Shoes, Moulin Rouge with Jose Ferrer, Oh Brother, Where Art Thou, A Fish Called Wanda, Bridesmaids, The Other Guys, Fargo . . . .
Music: Allman Bros, Prince, Joni Mitchell, Miles Davis, Steely Dan, Dire Straits, 60's soul, The Blues (country and Chicago) Mahler, Mozart, The 3 B's, and many more
The six things I could never do without
R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Kisses
Lilacs
A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou . . .
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The follies and joys of being human. Turning dreams in reality.
On a typical Friday night I am
Out to dinner, then home for a Netflix movie
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm a bit of a antiques and collectibles shopper, for bargains only!
You should message me if
anything here resonates with you and you think we'd be friends, compatriots, lovers, or partners in crime.
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