PLEASE NOTE that, without trying to sound negative, I am serious about only wanting to meet people who are a short CTA ride away. I tried semi-long distance already with someone I really liked and I just didn't have the time or energy for it to work. Also, I no longer have a car so that makes it difficult as well. Also, I have no interest in married men, but I do like younger guys!
I am really a fun person who likes to try new things. I love being on or near the water. Being outdoors when the weather is nice is like heaven to me. Summer is my favorite season by far.
I am currently learning to speak Spanish. I know very little, so if you are fluent in Spanish, that is a definite plus.
On my intellectual side, I am very interested in both science and religion, and the intersection of the two. I have a formal background in both Geology and Science Education, and am always trying to achieve both a breadth and depth of knowledge in areas I am interested in. I am almost always reading a book (or four) in a non-fiction genre, including the areas I've already mentioned, or art or health or spirituality or design or computers or dogs or ...
Spiritually I am a Pagan Catholic and politically I am a liberal. Both are important to me so if that makes you uncomfortable, you probably want to hang out with someone else. I am 420 friendly, and also feel strongly about LGBT causes (but am totally straight myself), care about mental health issues, and hate people who abuse animals or other people. Yes, hate is a strong word but I cry when I see Humane Society commercials.
I gained some weight over the winter and am trying to lose it. I'm finding it is a LOT harder to lose weight as you get older and a lot easier to gain it. If you only want someone either super skinny or athletic, I not there now, but was in my past and hope to get there in the future.
Finally, I share my apartment with my adult son and my dog. We are a package deal. We live right on the beach so that is pretty awesome. I'm not the most organized person in the world (far from it) but try to keep it clean despite the small space.