argent338
69 Livermore, CA
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My self-summary
Was a working analytical bench chemist my entire career and loved doing it till the day I retired. Have 2 daughters, one from column A and one from column B (like the old time Chinese restaurant menus). Health OK and can pay my bills. Serious about Judaic participation. Have been studying with our dynamic local Chassidic Rabbi for 4 years exploring more traditional Judaism. Not frum but more than just Friday night services at my old local Reform synagogue. California Kosher, ask me. Really looking only for a Jewish connection.

Spend too much time watching TV but hoping we won't waste our time doing that much. Exercising some (10,000 step program) but unlikely to join a gym. Play duplicate bridge a couple of times a week. Can cook some but hate to cleanup. Love to see movies. Two left feet, left-handed, never had a left-handed wife or child so I tend to sit at the corners of tables. Will sometimes eat dessert first.

Some Brooklyn attitude still left in the boy and like all hope for happiness.
What I’m doing with my life
Still trying to be a good dad.
I’m really good at
Practical things.
The first things people usually notice about me
Glasses, mustache, smile? Have really nice eyes, blue-gray, but nobody sees them because I wear glasses. Have not seen the big E on the eye chart since the third grade but you can tell me if you like them.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Love good food and will eat most things as long as not pork, shellfish or meat with dairy. Do miss king crab and lobster but what you gonna do, can't be a little bit pregnant. Read in spurts but when I do I can consume a book. Child of the 60's, rock and folk music. Do not like rap, too brutal. Used to read Ebert before picking a movie or rely on trusted word of mouth from friends but will go to anything my daughters want to see.
The six things I could never do without
internet
iPod Touch, trying to learn how to upload songs
studying to improving my bridge game
good New York style pizza but will eat good Chicago too
cooking when I want something better
I'll save the 6th for something special just for us
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How my daughters are doing.
On a typical Friday night I am
Attending Friday night services at local Chabad House. Hope you would go or at least be supportive, that is who I am right now.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Got to be kidding.
You should message me if
ONLY if you are Jewish and down to earth. Most of the emails I have gotten have been "I'm not Jewish but....". If you are not, then please don't. Am also on Jdate but the ladies here have been very nice. My ex and most significant post relationship have been with Christian women. Got to try to do something different.

If you can deal with me accidentally calling you by my ex-wife's name as I will if you say your ex. You must understand that my daughters are as important to me as your children are to you. Lastly, ladies please post your pictures. If you don't then when someone requests your photo and if they don't respond you will not feel good about it. If you post your photos then at least you won't have to deal with those people in the first place. Don't be embarrassed or worry about what your friends might think or say. This is really only about us finding our matches. At our age we are not the George Clooneys or Cheryl Tiegs of this world. Wishing each of you finding your mates. A really good guy.

Lastly but most importantly want a partner not a competitor. Don't have grandchildren yet but if you do they will be mine. Walk together, cook together, play together. What more could we hope for?
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