Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I like long walks on the beach, candlelight dinners, cuddling in
front of the fireplace, soft music...
Just kidding. I'm active, healthy, interested, adventurous,
faithful, honest, well-read, love to travel and I crave exotic
cultures and languages. Give me a fast boat ride to a deep reef, a
bevy of hungry sharks swimming around me, a hot gun barrel on a
firing range, passing a bottle of Makers Mark with my buddies
around a camp fire. I like a steamy jungle trail, Mayan pyramids,
wild mountain rides in a rickety bus in some Third World country.
You can take your trips to Sweden or Switzerland. I'd prefer Spain,
Portugal, Greece or Italy. The Orient, Central America, Mexico
capture my interest. I crave hot weather, hotter women and clear
water. I'll take a sailboat ride with a reefed mainsail on a windy
day in a friend's boat or a ride with the local constabulary early
on a Sunday morning chasing dopers and thieves. I've leapt out of a
couple of perfectly good airplanes, been 150 feet deep in the kelp
forests off Catalina Island, waved like a flag gripping a rock in a
stiff current 60 feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean on
Midrange in the Coronados off the west coast of Baja. I've buzzed
radio towers flying a Piper J-3, chased sharks on the reefs in the
Caribbean, dodged wild peccaries in the jungles of the Yucatan and
encountered a 15-foot python in the mountains of southern Luzon.
And I love watching the sun go down over the water at Mallory
Square in Key West with an expensive, hand-rolled cigar in my mouth
that I bought on Duvall Street earlier in the day.
Of course, that's not my every day life. But those are some of the
things I've done. And that's the truth.
What I’m doing with my life
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Living to the fullest, seeking adventure. I never quit learning. I
crave seeing new places, meeting new people.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Diving, swimming, biking, shooting. I'm also a pretty good writer
and photographer. And I can two-step around a dance floor without
tripping over my feet, most of the time.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I might be 68 years old and balding, but I'm not fat, lazy or
sedentary. I like to take the road less traveled. That's usually
where the action is.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Action, adventure books and movies. I enjoy Baroque, Bluegrass,
some classical, country, and mariachi music. I'll eat just about
anything, including live shrimp from a fisherman's hat dipped out
of Manila Bay on the tip of Bataan in the Philippines.
I really enjoy live theater. But sitting in the front row of a
district courtroom during a felony trial is better theater than any
bunch of actors can provide quoting from a script.
I was born in a hospital on the banks of the Ohio River in
Wheeling, West Virginia at the end of 1945. My dad, his dad and his
brothers played banjos and mandolins on stage at the Friday night
square dances. They hunted and fished in the green mountains south
of the Pennsylvania border, brewed and sold their own beer and
distilled their own white lightning. My grandpap's hunting buddies
loved to see him come driving up to the lodge in Canada in his
woody station wagon because he always had some brown jugs in the
I was conceived in a seedy apartment on East Sixth Street in Austin
where my mother and father lived when he was stationed at Bergstrom
Field during the war. I may not have been born in Texas, but I've
always believed my conception here makes me a native.
My mother was a native of Winters, Texas and she demanded that we
move back to Texas when my dad got out of the Army. So I got back
here as soon as I could, at the age of 11 months. Except for four
years in the Army and the spring and summer of 1970, when I lived
on Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard, I've lived in Texas ever since.
The Lone Star State is my favorite place.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Air, water, food, something to do, grandkids, friends.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Probably grocery shopping and reading. Life isn't always an
adventure. But on Saturday, I'm usually out of town.
San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Rockport, Fulton and the Gulf of
Mexico are all only an hour away. And this place is dead on
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I weigh about three or four more pounds today than I did the day I
got out of Army basic training shortly after I'd turned 20 years
I'm drawn to dark-haired, brown-skinned women with dark, sparkling
eyes who roll their Rs and speak with an accent. But I also like
freckles on pale skin, blue eyes and pink lips. A simple southern
accent or a Texas drawl will do nicely.
And I like women who are a little bit country.
You should message me if
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