Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am a retired writer and editor who is independent, creative and
(some say) funny. I would like to connect to an easy-going,
unpretentious man about my age who can walk unassisted, balance his
own checkbook, and drive at night to share life stories, relaxing
dinners, and long walks.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Adjusting to being single after a long and loving marriage.
Learning to navigate the area without my GPS and enjoying new
friends and new places since moving to New York after decades in
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
telling stories, maintaining my home, caring for my family and my
dog, writing emails and personal notes, gardening and making
The first things people usually notice about me
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The first thing people notice about me is my small shadow: my shih
tzu, who is my walking buddy most of the time. I find our strolls
in view of the Endless Mountains to be perfect times to meditate
and remind me of how grateful I am for my life and health.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
"The Color of Water," "Comfort," GMA, Diane Sawyer, The X
The Voice, 40s and 50s music, Tony Bennett, Kitaro, chicken
Marsala, eggplant parm, bagels, Riesling and asparagus.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Family, friends, daffodils, summer breezes, dark chocolate, sweet
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
...not a lot of time but SOME time working on my determination to
live without expectations (no disappointments that way), stop
over-thinking everything, and talk less and listen more carefully.
But most of all to relax and enjoy whatever life brings in the
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
you are a gentle, upbeat college grad who lives within an hour's
drive of Binghamton, NY, laughs often and is interested in
beginning a friendship that can evolve into a long-term
relationship to enjoy these slightly tarnished golden years.
Who are you looking for?
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