Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm a retired electrical engineer who worked in industry for many
years as a researcher. Since retiring from my full tine job I've
done some consulting and some high school tutoring. Both of these
activities have died in recent year so that I'm living off social
security and my investments.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Nowdays I'm living the life of a sometime retired hermit. I have a
semi-rural home in upstate New York where I can look out my back
windows and see how tall the corn is growing. Just taking care of
the grass mowing is a full time job.
I own an airplane and use it to travel, to some extent. I often
travel to New Hampshire to visit one of my sons and, on rare
occasions, I fly to Florida or the west coast to visit relatives or
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Fixing things. Being an electrical engineer has some advantages.
There is rarely something that I can't figure out and repair,
although these days the technology is really getting hard to
understand. For example-My toaster, which is older than I am and
was bought by my parents before I was born, is repairable and it
still is functional. My clothes dryer was bought when I was 13 but
I still use it. However, I'm not too sure that I could fix an
The first things people usually notice about me
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They seem to think that I look younger than I am although when I
look in the mirror I often wonder what they are talking about.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
My taste in literature runs the gamut from history to pulp fiction.
I recently slugged through Stephen King's Dark Tower saga and
before that I was on a WWII historical bent. I love to watch DVDs
and my collection runs from "Lost Horizon" through "North by
Northwest" to the "Alien" series. As far as food goes, I'm a
comfort food person.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My grandkids, my airplane, my two cats, a roof over my head, my car
and my home engineering laboratory.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My next long cross country flight. How I will go, what I will see
and what I'll need to complete it safely.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
At home, enjoying my own simple cooking and watching a Netflix's
You should message me if
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You have an interest in the companionship of a somewhat wierd but
interesting guy. It would also help if you don't have a fear of
flying in a general aviation aircraft.
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