In spite of a very serious sounding profile, I have a sense of
humor and an appreciation of the absurdity of human nature. I am
not a big spender but enjoy some creature comforts. Interesting and
maybe even provocative ideas and conversation are also high on my
What I’m doing with my life
Living an honest and reasonable life is a challenge in today's
world. I am a home owner with three grown daughters who do not live
in this area, so have built a life here without family. At 69 I
still work three days a week because I like my job in a local
hospice. I am probably genetically programmed to live into my mid
90's, so have plenty of time to be retired.
I’m really good at
Listening to others without judgment.
The first things people usually notice about me
People often take me for being somewhat younger.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Too many to list, but am an avid reader, Recent read Death in the
Family by James Agee, and The Sea by John Banville. Currently
reading Eaarth (correct spelling) by Bill McKibbon. Love many cable
series currently "Men of a Certain Age." Especially enjoy well made
movies and see a fair amount of foreign films. I like to cook but
not three meals a day. Making turkey soup as I write.
The six things I could never do without
Friends, family, good Books, good movies, my home, my pretty easy
life right now.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
What will become of the world given some our values and needs
(including mine) to have it all and for the good life. Something
has to give. I do a Zen meditation practice (which should be the
opposite of thinking) but hesitate to call myself a Buddhist,
because it isn't important to me, and I am not sure what that would
On a typical Friday night I am
I might see a movie, other times have dinner, in or out, with
friends. I just enjoy reading by myself sometimes.
You should message me if
You should message me if you have a curious mind, read a little,
enjoy movies, are flexible in mind and spirit, reasonably active,
financially secure, and have an interest in what is going on in the