Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
City woman seeks her country-coastal man.
You live in a small town or small-medium city by the sea. Will be
able to relocate in 2-3 years. Heading south - Eastern Shore;
DelMarVa; OBX; barrier islands from Virginia to South
Tidewater/Chesapeake/Hampton Roads/Norfolk/Virginia Beach/Accomack
etc. a plus and preferred, but will consider south of Dare and Hyde
counties - Crystal Coast/Charleston and points in between.
No hunters - please! Not religious, but I don't care if you are
(and you don't care that I'm not). You don't smoke or you are
trying to quit. You don't need an Ivy education, but you like to
I am well-read; well-educated. I love to travel, love the arts and
humanities. Bicycling and hiking. Good conversation.
I'm bright; cheerful; friendly - but NOT naïve. I can smell a
scammer from a mile or two hundred away.
If you're out there and reading this, Tidewater Man (or his cousin
elsewhere in coastal Maryland; Virginia; NC/SC), drop a line.
You must absolutely be unmarried.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Mad Men; Breaking Bad; The Wire; Homeland; Flashpoint; Downton
Abbey; Foyle's War; Wallander; Keeping Up Appearances;
Ballykissangel; Homicide: Life on the Street; St. Elsewhere;
Twilight Zone; Battlestar Galactica: Reimagined Series; Lost; The
Wings of Desire; Beasts of the Southern Wild; All is Lost; All the
President's Men; Days of Heaven; plus:
IQ 83 (in production)
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
A Clockwork Orange (and the novel from which it was adapted)
Wings of Desire
Last Tango in Paris
The English Patient (unlike Elaine Benes, I actually liked the
thing, but loved the book more, for its geological passages)
The Shawkshank Redemption
The Green Mile
Wages of Fear
The Rules of the Game
Hiroshima mon amour
The Marriage of Maria Braun
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
In the Bedroom (and Dubus's story, "Killings")
To Kill a Mockingbird
Brave Little Toaster
A Clockwork Orange; The Road; The Mabinogi; Ulysses (and indeed all
of Joyce); The Aeneid; The Iliad; The Odyssey; anything by The Bard
but especially King Lear; Dickens; Victor Hugo; Tinkers; anything
by David Foster Wallace and Deborah Digges (and most modern and
post-modern poetry); Gabriel Garcia Marquez, but especially
"Chronicle of a Death Foretold"; Táin Bó Cúailnge.
Classical; jazz; rock; alt-country (The Jawhawks; The Wild
Feathers); Loreena McKennitt; Christine McVie (and Fleetwood Mac
when Christine McVie is in it) (and the Danny Kirwan era of FM);
Nils Lofgren; The Waterboys; The Clancy Brothers; In Tua Nua.
Asian food of all kinds; Italian; culinary tourism.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My family's love
Winter drizzle and fog, accompanied by thunder and lightning.
Raised as a northern snow-bird, I learned I loved being a southern
island girl (OK, island woman).
I'll never completely leave the city behind. Expect to travel and
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The way we treat our children; elderly; disabled
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
... having downtime with friends, family over a good meal at home
or out, followed by a play or a movie. If a holiday and being
presented by the community, followed by fireworks.
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You are NOT married.
You are NOT a hunter.
You're not a bigot - no racists; no anti-Semites; no homophobia; no
You believe the gains women have made over the past two-three
generations should not be repealed.
White collar or blue collar, I don't care. Maybe you work, maybe
you're retired or semi, but you're not a free-loader and you're not
still living with your parents (unless they are helpless and it's
essential that you stick around them to provide care).
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