Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Up until recently, I was an officer in the US Air Force. While on
active duty, my career allowed me to visit interesting places as
well as hold some exciting jobs. Although formally trained as an
aeronautical engineer (I went to MIT), I've done everything from
develop a new type of communications system; fly as a flight test
engineer to establish pollution prevention policy. In my final
assignment, I worked as an analyst.
Despite all this, you may find I'm not what you'd expect. In fact,
I wasn't even what I expected. As it happens, I used to think of
myself as an extrovert. However, I sometimes worried that my
"outgoing" nature might just be a cover for a shy personality. This
was confirmed when I took the Myers-Briggs test. I came out "ISTJ"
with strong tendencies toward introversion. I'm not exactly sure,
but maybe this just means I'm a bit more complex than I realized.
In any event, I'm intelligent, articulate, a good listener, and I
have a great sense of humor (or at least that is what I have been
As for who I'm interested in meeting: I'm definitely someone who
finds intelligence very attractive. Honesty and integrity are also
very high on my list, as are kindness and compassion. While, these
are qualities that take time to discover, I believe this medium
offers more opportunities to reveal them since first contact is not
visual. As for physical characteristics, well, I'm a guy (and not
dead), so appearance will be a factor. However, if physical beauty
is the only thing a woman can offer, I won't be interested in her
for very long. I'll summarize by saying that after observing my own
behavior over the years, I have found that I'm drawn to tall,
attractive, independent women who are very intelligent and
self-confident. It is also important that they are very caring and
very giving. The ideal woman for me meets these criteria and is
also taller than I am (I'm a social climber [smile]).
NOTE FOR THE LITERAL MINDED: That last part is just a joke (no
What I’m doing with my life
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As mentioned above, I used to be an officer in the Air Force. Then,
after 24 years of active duty, I retired. Initially, the plan was
to take some time off and then explore the possibilities for a
second career. However, I quickly discovered that I really liked
being retired. Consequently, I pushed that original plan aside. Now
I am living the leisure life of a retire officer. These days I
spend my time socializing with friends and family, going to the
gym, reading, and (my primary passion) traveling. I suppose I might
go back to work eventually, but right now, there is no need
(besides, there are just too many places left to visit).
The first things people usually notice about me
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and that I am reasonably articulate and intelligent
The six things I could never do without
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(in no special order)
Friends and family
A comfortable place to live
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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If it is private then there is no reason to admit it at all [smile]
You should message me if
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