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42 F New York, NY

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5′ 4″ (1.63m)
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Mostly anything
Graduated from masters program
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Relationship Type
Doesn’t have kids

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My self-summary
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Hello New York! I'm here from Boston, just moved, and resurrecting my long-standing OkCupid profile.

I've written a ton of self-summaries, so I'm going to take a break and borrow words from someone who recently met me and gave me possibly the best compliments I've ever received.

"You have a wonderful combination of being very smart, but also having the courage to be open and honest.

You have a force of personality, which is a combination of your character, looks, experience that makes you a very compelling executive [what I do for work] and those traits also make you socially desirable, as a friend, significant other.... this was obvious to me from the start.

You are also surprising.... I think you are a woman of action." [I very definitely am.]

My second favorite compliment of all time is that I "have the short skirt/long jacket thing going" - for those of you who like Cake.

I've had an interesting life which has included an 11 year marriage and a divorce, a lifetime of growing up in an Evangelical church and home followed by (no kidding) an excommunication. A short bout with cancer, and a discovery of who I am and who my true friends and "family" are through all of that.

I really enjoy what I do for work. I'm an executive and I get to have a big fancy corner office and I do enjoy the power job which is something I never expected for myself. But the most rewarding part of my job is being able a good place for other people to work.

I enjoy all kinds of activities - outdoors when possible, artsy things (loving that part of New York), and I certainly enjoy good food, good drink and good company.

Being new to New York I am happy to meet people of all kinds - potential friends, casual dates, dates with long-term potential. I do trend upward when it comes to age (sorry 20-year-olds, I'm flattered but not interested).

The OkCupid crowd in Boston/Cambridge is really great at any age, and I'm hoping that's the case here!
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Getting settled in Manhattan. I thought I was a city girl in Boston but this is taking it up a level!
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Managing people, making multi-million dollar decisions.

(Note: I can be paralyzed by small decisions like what to order for dinner or what to pack for a trip.)
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My smile? My sarcastic wit? That I will inevitably order drinks that are manlier than whatever you order? (I tend to drink whiskey and gin.)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favorite book of all time: "A Prayer for Owen Meany".

Cult follower of Joss Whedon. Buffy, Dollhouse, and the most excellent Dr. Horrible.

Old shows: Alias, Simpsons, Arrested Development, Sports Night, Friday Night Lights, Weeds, (okay this one is girly) Gilmore Girls

Currently exploring American Horror Story.

Movies: 12 Monkeys, Wonder Boys, Up in the Air, Lost in Translation, (my most recent fascination) Kill Bill

Music: the classics from my college era (REM, Sting, U2, Suzanne Vega, Cracker, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Radiohead). Recent funky additions such as Amanda Palmer and Spoon. Love P!nk - snarky chick rock, who knew?
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Never say never. Sometimes life asks for things you thought you couldn't do without.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Existential questions. Seriously.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
No typical Friday nights yet. :)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
My boobs are totally fake (I had breast cancer in early 2012).
I’m looking for
  • Guys who like girls
  • Ages 35–55
  • Near me
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You are one of the many interesting people on this site with whom it would be nice to share a drink or a meal and see where things go.

Please don't bother if you have no photos, a single photo, photos without faces, weird close ups, etc etc.