Self-employed executive coach and career counselor, eager to share
the fun, serious, beautiful, humorous, ironic and (sometimes,
inevitably) troublesome "downer," aspects of life with another who
cherishes much of the same plus having her own persona that makes
her special and over time helps create great chemistry between us.
Myers-Briggs INTJ - on the cusp Introvert-wise so I enjoy social
settings and quiet times as well, and possess a curious roaming
between Sensing and Intuition - able to appreciate the "here &
now" as well as the "there & then." Divorced, enjoying the
accomplishments of two talented grown daughters. MBA in finance.
Participant in the Guinness record for number of trombonists
assembled to play "76 Trombones," at Washington Nationals stadium
What I’m doing with my life
I think some pretty good things - very aware that there are so many
wonderful things to learn, to do, to see. Feel that I am
well-grounded, with integrity, yet incomplete without a lady with
whom to share life.
I’m really good at
> Conversation - I think I'm a good listener
> Leading job search and management workshops
> Making the best fried corn meal mush you ever tasted
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm not sure -- let's do an experiment: We go down to Connecticut
Ave. and K Street inn Washington, I stand there, you ask passers-by
what they notice about me. Then we switch, you get noticed and I
take notes. Discussion follows.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Generally tend to like good fiction, history, biography, books on
human behavior, organizational management and adult development.
Belong to a book group. Read the Economist, Wall Street Journal,
Washington Post. Love musical theatre and other live entertainment,
occasional movies, watch very little TV. Music tastes run from
Count Basie, Sinatra, Bette Midler, etc. to Broadway to
classical/opera to bluegrass/Dixieland. Love the outdoors,
bicycling, do occasional flyfishing and camping. Tend to be fairly
main-stream about food but I do try to be flexible and nudge
outside of my comfort zone.
The six things I could never do without
Learning and enjoyment through reading, conversation, variety and
Sense of humor/playfulness.
A sense of usefulness, contributing to the lives of others of all
Music and SiriusXM satellite radio.
Occasional Sunday NYT crossword puzzle.
Feelings of hope and expectation about the future.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How to make the best use of my life in relation to others;
perceiving meaning and fulfillment.
On a typical Friday night I am
Doing a range of things depending on the circumstances, from
reading, out for dinner, movie, planning a Sunday School lesson,
writing an occasional poem, doing a crossword puzzle.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Heavens, I don't know! I think I might've already gone too far with
my answers to the never-ending OKCupid questions. But frankly,
those questions/answers certainly do seem to help toward
understanding what makes each of us "tick," don't they even though
subject to elaboration or qualification?
You should message me if
My profile strikes some interest because of a comfortable blend of
similarities and differences, and you'd like to engage in some