After being on this site awhile, I've discovered an important truth. I'm a dinosaur. I don't spend much time in cyberspace. I travel for my job. It can take me awhile to respond.
I'm not a paying member, so I can't see "likes". A profile without a photo makes me wonder if you're really available. If you want to talk, please message me.
Most photos are recent. Old ones are labeled HISTORY. They're offered with the idea you'll better understand who I am today if you can see who I was yesterday. I'm not trying to pass myself as younger.
Variety is the spice of life. I like being pushed out of my comfort zone - sometimes. Otherwise I'll get too set in my ways as I age. I'm looking for someone who doesn't mind exploring outside her comfort zone.
I'm open to adjusting my lifestyle to accommodate a variety of partner interests. I'm neither gym rat nor slug. I prefer outdoor to indoor activities. I have no health concerns to restrict my physical activities, but age and getting hurt a few times have taught me age should temper exuberance for high impact activities. I believe partners who can move through life at a similar pace have the best shot at forming a lasting relationship.
My surfboard was last seen on a move from CA to AR more than 20 years ago. Sad to count the years and realize I'll probably never surf again. No longer own sticks, but I still enjoy skiing. Just don't want to stay too long where it is cold enough to snow. I don't consider bowling a sport. I never learned tennis. My golf handicap is the clubs. I can & do run to stay in shape, but it is not my favorite activity. I enjoy things like biking, kayaking, swimming, hiking & camping. I like sports I can do more than sports I must watch, but there are games that shouldn't be missed.
THE OBLIGATORY "Things I like to do" PARAGRAPH.
I like long walks on the beach and the beauty of a clear mountain morning. The night sky of the desert is a Rembrandt to me. Bright lights, big city? You bet. Peace and quiet of the country. Love it. I'd enjoy spending time with almost anyone doing fun things. You probably would too.
Everyday living is a bit more complicated. If you're close to my age, you realize much as we'd like to stay young, our next 30 years won't be the same as our last 30. We'll deal with different life challenges than when we were younger.
Figuring out how to share life with someone new at our age will be a challenge. We'll need to learn a whole new set of compromises that may be very different from our last relationship. It won't be easy, but if it works, it can be rewarding. Life is a journey best shared.
THE DISTANCE THING
I love living in the Arkansas Ozarks, but I didn't grow up here. The Army and work have taken me all over the world. Since I travel with my job, I am open to meeting someone who lives almost anywhere. I have some years left to work, so I'm not going to be able to relocate should we want to take things further.
Eventually of course, I do get to retire. Warm weather and low humidity appeal to me. I have no family where I am, so at that point I can move. The West seems best suited to my idea of a great climate, but I'll consider both staying put and other places.
Casting a wide net works for me. It may not be your cup of tea.
If you've read this far - hopefully I've given you enough information to figure out whether you'd want to meet.