61 Washington, DC
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My self-summary
I am on this site to find that special woman that makes my pulse race when I hear her voice. And, I would love to be the one to do that for her. I am an open-minded person, not judgmental, the kind of person you can count on, dependable, true to my word and a loyal friend (just like a golden retriever without the shedding :-). I am financially and emotionally secure, creative, intelligent and confident but not arrogant. I tend to be energetic, "young at heart", appreciating and enjoying life's simple pleasures. I am fortunate to have excellent relationships with my children (we just went to Vancouver) and fun friends. I am told I have a great sense of humor and I enjoy comedy clubs or poetry open mics to supplement every day’s humorous events. I am a foodie with a large kitchen (good for entertaining), but I eat out way too much (an improvement area). I prefer to eat healthy foods bought at DuPont Circles farmers market or Whole Foods (also known as Whole Paycheck) and cook at home instead of my current lifestyle of Restaurant week every night. My favorite wines are Brunello’s and Pinot Noir’s or Whites from the Willamette Valley and France. I make one of the city’s best pizzas and lattes (My house cleaner will testify). I work out regularly and bike ride through the city for errands and pleasure. (When I am tired I take the Vespa:-). I attribute my energy to being a pescetarian since 1999, working out, having a positive attitude about people and life. I make new friends easily and keep old friends for life. Although it sounds old school, I still believe in chivalrous behavior. I am empathetic and the most rewarding thing I do is volunteering at Miriam’s Kitchen. I am very passionate about playing live music, listening to live music for dancing and doing the right thing. I would rather participate in life than watching it from a couch.
What I’m doing with my life
Working, traveling and playing. I am able to balance work and play, so I have time for friends and family. I finally had a mentally healthy, and happy holiday. It was the best since separating and a great Festivus too:-)
I’m really good at
Making people laugh. Playing harmonica, hosting dinner parties, and discovering new restaurants that fit the occasion. Listening and conversation.
The first things people usually notice about me
My smile.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Movies: searching for sugarman, cassablanca, big leibowski, ground hog day, Shawshank redemption, Godfather 1 and 2, Meet the parents, hangover, an ocasional foreign film.
Theater: small Plays at Kregen theater and Ny. Poetry open mic at bus boys and poets.
Stand up comedy- in April I am going to Connecticut to see Jb smoove ( Leon from curb your enthusiasm).
Netflix- house of cards
Music: blues, jazz, soul music, go-go, country, rock, classical, clasic rock, latin, italian, zydeco
food: italian, tai, sushi, Indian, Laotian all international, healthy mainly.
Books: 4 languages of love, beautiful ruins. The great gatsby, the sun also rises. Outliers.
The six things I could never do without
1. Maslow's "Hierarchy of needs"- (which includes goumet food, espresso and fine wine:-)
2. My children and friends
3. Music
4. Laughter
5. A passionate kiss
6. Intamacy
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Positive thoughts
On a typical Friday night I am
doing a variety of things, such as: seeing live music, dancing, hanging with friends, trying a new restaurant or, wizards games. I like to read the Friday weekend section in the post and do a best bet pick that I have never done before.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I am very open and willing to answer any private questions in a conversation. Just ask
You should message me if
You are intelligent, have a great sense of humor, social and secure.