I hope you like all that.
If you are against abortion rights, if you are against LGBTQ constitutional civil rights, if you are an active alcoholic/addict/2 pack-a-day smoker, if you are fanatically religious, then it's not going to happen for us.
I've been around and have the adventure stories, scars, and mementos to show for it. Louisville, Chicago, Ann Arbor, NYC, Los Angeles, Martha's Vineyard, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Europe,(note Oxford comma!) and have circled the US a bunch.
New Orleans too. I felt it when I arrived one August twilight to work a gig at sweaty pre-AC Tipitina's and eat many hangover breakfasts at Uglesich's.
I am home.
I am a reader. Usually one Tome and one Pulp at any given time. Sunday NYT and local free papers as well.
Classic Hollywood and a lot else in film entertains me. TV here and there, but I do not own one.
Live music and dancing make me happy.
I find myself in costume more than many folks, but not nearly often enough.
The radio that was on all day in my mother's kitchen when I grew up is now tuned all day in mine to WWOZ.
My sartorial and decorating style are antique, vintage, and thrift with a few Mod Cons thrown in for utility and contrast.
I have creative impulses. I studied acting, have some visual arts and design talent, I sing and play garage guitar. I sew but treat my Singer Touch and Sew like a funny car at the strip. I owned a vintage clothing shop that specialized in costume/formal wear rental. We drank, dressed up and partied a lot. Training for NOLA, hmm?
I like to cook, love to eat out and I mix a wunnerful cocktail.
I pedal everywhere in all weather on the Basket Bomber Schwinn(Update:stolen/replaced/hit&run over). Black Betty the Battlewagon gets fired up when haulin' needs doin'.
I like to travel. Day trips, weekenders, national and international. I hike the ruins, stroll the museums and galleries, lounge on the beaches, dance to the music, eat the local dishes and drink the local fermented and distilled beverages. Do you camp? I would like to get into that.
I'm trying to do all those fun/goofy/silly events, openings, civic activities, art and culture thingies, and political outreach that make neighborhood and local life fulfilling.
Are you cynically hopeful, judgmentally open minded, adventurous but not reckless, unusual good-weird but not a hot mess? Stylish and substantial? Inquisitive and engaging? Do you take pretty good care of yourself and like to like the way you look?
I occasionally like a little lipstick, makeup, and high heels.
On YOU, silly.