Full disclosure, if you're hoping to find your one and only soul mate, read no further, and I sincerely hope that your quest is successful.
If we drop the "one and only" part, we have common ground. I am looking for a nontraditional, committed relationship with the right woman,
If you're just interested in friendship, that is always nice to have.
I'm an active, smart, creative, literary, fun-loving man looking to connect with intelligent, fit, attractive, vibrant women 35-62 or so, with whom I share values, interests, fun times and activities.
I'm a war veteran and a survivor of 9/11 in lower Manhattan. As such, I'm an empathetic, down-to-earth, sincere, masculine type of guy with a good sense of humor, and I like women who enjoy being feminine.
Physical fitness is important to me, so if you're not into it or not willing to get into it, I think you'd find me hard to take. You don't need to be a fanatic or a gym bunny, though.
Not looking for marriage. Please be familiar with the concept of polyamory. There is an excellent, balanced article about it on Wikipedia that discusses the pros and cons. If you've read this far, I'm excited to hear from you.
Which is strange, in a way, because I also have a MFA in creative writing. Working on a novel and have published a lot of scholarly nonfiction.
Books: Crime and Punishment, Maltese Falcon, 1984, many more to be added to this list later
Music: Love Beethoven, Lady Gaga, Bach, Neil Young, many more to be added to this list later
Food: pasta bolognese, Asian fusion, a good steak, venison, coq au vin, whole grains
Shows: Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Book of Mormon
If you're an adventurer.