Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a creative person with a lot of pursuits - and I enjoy
activities from keeping fit to cooking to exploring new places. I
consider myself a lifelong learner. I enjoy family ties and good
friends and am always looking for another adventure.
What I’m doing with my life
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After years of corporate work, I am on my own as a contractor and
exploring new choices. This is cool! I am making time for writing
and arts, volunteering, and getting published. I'm doing local
trips with friends, and taking photos and hikes and exploring more
of California. I also spend time when possible in my native
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I think communication is a strong suit for me, and I'm a good
collaborator. I've been told I'm organized but I'm not totally
convinced of that. I know my friends feel that I'm a good partner
in pursuits. I'm a decent athlete and love to get out and enjoy the
world. I am definitely an acute observer and appreciator of art,
music, great writing, surroundings, and beauty in general, whether
it be in dance, nature or automobiles.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I'm friendly and smile easily. People consider me warm but I can
also be a bit reserved. I have a lot of enthusiasm. I also look for
humor in all situations.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I love American historical works from Angle of Repose by Wallace
Stegner to any Mark Twain to Studs Terkel. I always want to learn
about other cultures. I like comedy especially. I love movies of
various types but nothing too horrifying (in content or quality.)
In music I enjoy classic rock and some newer standout talents --
and any great guitarist whether Clapton, SRV, Santana or classical.
I'm an omnivore and love French, Italian, Thai, Japanese, Chinese
and Southern cooking.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
my family and great friends
things to look forward to: trips, good projects, events
beauty; enjoying gorgeous surroundings
stuff to investigate and stuff to learn
I'm a foodie -- great food, wine, dark chocolate
flora and fauna including my gorgeous felines
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
A bunch of topics of interest
how wonderful it is to have a great new phase in life
planning something fun
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Making dinner with friends, meeting at some local great restaurant,
doing something cultural, relaxing
You should message me if
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you think our interests might mesh, and we have a lot to talk
about. Also, if you have three magical attributes: sincerity, super
smarts and a sense of fun.
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