Readmartin
48 Oakland, CA
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My self-summary
YOU: are able to engage in direct, grown up communication and are into meeting right away to gauge real life chemistry. Also, you are open to astrology; I rely on this oldest of natural sciences--along with my intuition, my eyes and the OKC algorithm--as a screening tool to save time and energy.

ME: I'm an intelligent, affectionate, loyal, tough--and tender--guy--earthy but sophisticated--whose passions are creating and watching quality motion pictures and being an active dad to my 9 yr old son. I am fit and sensual and have a healthy attitude regarding my sexuality. This doesn't make me a player (I'm monogamous not poly.)

LIKES: Children, quality movies/tv, kissing, whole organic food, baseball/basketball, underdogs, Charlie Hebdo, hiking in redwoods, vanilla ice cream (w/o additives), water, directness, wit, joy, tomboys, curls (w/ grey too), deep divers, game dames, sass, trampoline-ing, sarcasm, iconoclastic thinkers, affection, those who have one's back, mavericks, fine craftsmanship, great books, order, bucking at propriety, singers/dancers, routine, big hearts, making love, scatological humor, minimalism, random kindness, women with strong male energy, egalitarian relationships, good Samaritans, women with husky voices, self-reliance, old folks who've lived, unique voices/accents, and MORE!

DISLIKES: Political Correctness, harming the young, pretension, cravenly commercial media, marketing (except with a basket), religion, consumption that harms the planet, phonies, poor quality goods, rackets (legal and illegal), plastic bags, travel junkies, food with a million ingredients, comic book movies/tv, the notion of fashion, identity politics, party thinking, propriety, green-washing marketing, the increasing leverage of the 1%, encouraging panhandling by giving change, knives in the back, pretension, indirectness, urban folks with big dogs, PC "thinkers", those who call themselves "spiritual", skin color bias, the term "people of color" and--I promise, not too many MORE!

THOSE WHO SHOULD SKIP ME:
Those who spend more money on clothes or travel than on food. The religious, the excessively conventional, conformists (of all stripes) and, especially the PC crowd. Those who can not be near Lake Merritt often (I'm a bicycle traveler.) Those who still ID as Catholic even after the child abuse scandals. Those who would minimize a father's role in a child's life. Those--in a world where 60 million people are displaced from their homes and climate change is on the march--who can only think about their next jet-fuel burning trip somewhere. (Leave foreign travel to the young, who will inherit the planet.)

ASTROLOGY:
I am an amateur astrologer and am proud to use this ancient tool of natural science. If I like your profile, I will ask if you for your birth info. Mine is: APR 29, 1965; 6:40pm; SF, CA. Yes, I am really 50 but list as 48 because when you list as 50 you get lots of interest from blue hairs and I'm vital and fit. Regardless of whether we're a good astro match, I will offer to share with you the compatibility report I generate with my astrology program. The report contains lots of good general astro info about each of us so it has value beyond any compatibility. And, if you're worried, one cannot do anything sketchy with birth info alone, unless you offer up your SSN and last name, which I strongly discourage.

ENNEAGRAM NUMBER:
6 "The Loyalist" with a 5-Wing "The Defender"

REMEMBER:
The Golden Rule
What I’m doing with my life
Fetching, preparing and eating healthy food, editing motion pictures and sound , playing ball with my son, trampoline-ing, watching quality motion pictures.
I’m really good at
Affection, wit, kissing, massaging, being real, playing with children, analyzing, having your back.
The first things people usually notice about me
Down-to-earth attractiveness/fitness. Then--after some time with me--warmth and sense of humor.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
TV: Wolf Hall, Ray Donovan, The Wire, The Bridge (Scandi), Bleak House (05), Duchess of Duke Street, Deadwood, The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, House of Cards, Top of the Lake, The Way We Live Now, Wallander (Scandi and Brit), Alpha House, Poirot, The Killing, In Treatment, To Serve Them All My Days, I, Claudius and MORE!

MOVIES: All is Lost, The Celebration, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Tootsie, The Hunt and too many Classics to mention (Film Noir and Westerns are fav genres).

AUTHORS: Conrad, Cain, Chandler, Roth, Elliot, Stephen Arroyo, Grant Lewi, Stanley Keleman

MUSIC: Stones, Springsteen, Dolly Parton, Disco, Bee-Gees, Van Morrison, Marvin Gaye, Dire Straits, George Jones, Willie Nelson, Counting Crows, Rufus Wainwright, Kris Kristofferson, , Show Tunes and MORE.

FOOD: Pretty much Paleo: Gluten-free, Grain-free (except for Buckwheat, which is a fruit seed) and mostly Dairy and Sugar-Free (except for bi weekly Strauss Ice Cream cheat). Foods I eat a lot of: Dark meat Chicken, Apples, Cauliflower, Red Onions, Kale, Red Cabbage, Asparagus, Kale, Buckwheat groats, Tapioca, Shri Lankan Cinnamon, Turmeric, Coconut Oil, Olive oil.
The six things I could never do without
Water, whole food, shelter, my son, exercise, internet (streaming)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
A multitude of things philosophical, spiritual but, most of all, practical. Motion pictures I'm working on or viewing.
On a typical Friday night I am
Sometimes I'm with my son and sometimes I am free for grownup activities.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm very open: ask me.
You should message me if
You have read my profile, are available, are intrigued, believe in meeting in real life right away and conduct yourself like a mature adult.
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