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I love my job as a travel consultant (most of the time), which has
given me a chance to add a few stamps in my passport in the last
few years. Traveling is fun, (just got back from a trip to Chile!)
and I'd love to find someone who also enjoys traveling. I like
being outdoors - walking, biking on trails, flat-water kayaking, or
working in the garden. Another recent trip took me cruising around
the Olympic Peninsula and through the San Juans. Lots of sea
kayaking, hikes through the woods, and wildlife viewing. It was an
Reading that first paragraph, I realize I sound like I'm a
high-energy person. I do enjoy adventures and fun things, but I
definitely need some downtime in between.
I like different types of music - depends on my mood. Some days
it's classical, or it could be American or international folk
(especially Irish), country, jazz or opera. I've been doing
international folk dancing for many, many years, and have been
singing Balkan tunes with a local women's group for a number of
years as well. I love the different rhythms and harmonies in
international folk music.
I'm single - no children. I don't smoke - never had the urge or
desire, especially after it was found to cause health problems.
Hardly ever drink - maybe an occasional glass of wine, beer or
I'd love to meet someone who enjoys life, the outdoors, has a good
sense of humor, and who has some similar interests and then see
where it goes.
What I’m doing with my life
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I love to travel when I get the chance and while I have the
opportunity. I love Europe, but two recent trips to South America-
Peru and Chile - made me want to see more of this incredible
continent! Another favorite was Yellowstone/Grand Tetons a few
years ago. The geology in that area is incredible. Iceland is also
on my bucket list.
Last year, I was fortunate enough to travel to Peru and see Machu
Picchu and I just got back from a late summer trip to Chile-
Santiago, Atacama Desert, Valparaiso and wine country. Both
incredible trips and now I'm in love with South America! Beautiful
scenery, great food, wonderful music, and warm, friendly
I'd also love to travel to Africa some day, and many more European
countries. So many places to see!
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I consider myself a Flexitarian - I'm mostly vegetarian, but I do
eat fish and organic chicken. I love Mediterranean food - grape
leaves, baba ghanoush. And I'm still searching for the best Pad
Thai in the 'burgh! So far, Spice Island is still winning! The
closest I come to eating at a fast food restaurant is Panera's or
I like romantic movies, old movies, comedies, movies based on
real-life events, and even suspenseful thrillers, once in a while.
Some of my favorites are Lincoln, Argo, The Best Exotic Marigold
Hotel, A Good Year, Sound of Music, Julie and Julia. I recently saw
the Imitation Game and loved it. I love all the foreign films/TV
series on streaming Netflix.
I can really get lost in a good book. I like mysteries - especially
anything by Dick Francis, romance, real-life stories. Jodi Piccoult
and Anita Diamont are favorite authors. Some of my favorite reads
were the Kite Runner and Eat, Pray, Love. I also enjoyed reading
Bill Bryson's books, The Home and A Walk in the Woods - such a
As for TV, I'm currently hooked on Downton Abbey, Call the Midwife,
The Big Bang Theory, MadMen, and Doc Martin, and Dancing with the
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Good friends, family, music (Pandora Radio!), pets, dancing, travel
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to re-landscape my backyard. I just replaced a worn-out deck
with a new patio and retaining wall that pretty much wiped out my
garden. My plan is to plant a butterfly/hummingbird garden. I'd
love to make my small backyard an oasis in the city to come home to
after a busy day at work.
What I should do next with my house (an old home that always needs
something!) and about retirement, which will be here before I know
Where are all the interesting guys? I know you're out there!
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I'm usually home watching a movie or reading a book, eating
take-out from Panera's or Chinese. Once in a while, I'm at the show
or a concert, or maybe having dinner with friends. Also love seeing
an opera once in a while.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I watch the Bachelor/Bachelorette. I can't help it--the darn thing
hooks me every time!
You should message me if
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You think we might have enough in common to carry on an interesting
conversation, you don't smoke, and you're not allergic to cats.
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