Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Starting at the beginning, I grew up on Long Island, and have lived
in Connecticut, Kentucky, Massachusetts, India, and upstate New
York. Then I moved to California sixteen years ago, having had my
fill of winter. This is where I feel at home, though I go east a
few times a year to visit family and friends.
I had a classical education, when such a thing was more the norm.
But for all that, I haven't followed a "normal" path. I went to
college when I was 21, started out majoring in pipe organ, and
switched to linguistics, but in the end took more Art History
courses than anything else. And what do you do with that? Blaze
your own trail!
It turns out the most important thing to me was finding a spiritual
path. I found one that fits me well half my lifetime ago and have
been following it ever since. As the Beatles said so succinctly,
"Love is all there is." My focus in life is living that reality. I
sing to reveal the love in my heart. I teach piano to help others
access the love composers have written into their music. I work in
a finance office to safeguard and celebrate the abundance offered
us by the universe. I babysit to enjoy the company of young, pure
souls, and hopefully to influence them to reach for the joyful in
And now I'd like someone to love, to play with, to share my
enjoyment of life with. I love to travel, and would love to have
company as I explore. It's much more fun to have new experiences
together. The same goes for going to concerts, the ballet, museums,
and even movies. My experience is made even better by your
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Things I love to do: making music, teaching, playing with numbers,
supporting others in their personal growth, hanging out with
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Listening, singing, copyediting, counting money, getting babies to
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I read to relax, and I love mysteries from the '30s and '40s
(Dorothy Sayers, Rex Stout), The Enchanted April (book and movie),
Jane Austin, the OED. (Okay, I also have a lot of reference books I
love to dip into.) The one magazine I subscribe to is Science
I love the movies, and don't go very often. Some favorites: Indiana
Jones, Harry Potter, independent films, pretty much anything
Music? Bach, Beethoven, and the Beatles (my 3 Bs. Nothing against
Brahms, but JPG and R nudged him out).
On television it's Jon Stewart, NCIS, Mythbusters, Downton Abbey,
Elementary, English mysteries.
Food: avocados, asparagus, and artichokes, simple dishes where the
flavor of the food isn't disguised by herbs and spices.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
A funny idea, but, okay, six things I really love a lot:
bodies of salt water
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
whatever I'm doing at the moment.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Watching TV with my housemate. It's English mystery night!
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