Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
One thing I am is a person who hates computers. I don't really want
to email, text, or IM. But love, love, love face-to-face or
telephone conversations. I love literature (and I love reading
actual books as opposed to using an e-reader). Favourite movies are
usually those that speak to the human condition and ordinary folk
overcoming adversity- Groundhog Day, Local Hero, The King's Speech,
A Single Man are a few titles. Most recent movie seen was Life of
Pi. And I enjoy IMAX documentaries (sort of a safe
I belong to a book club. I love to travel (Europe and North America
mainly) to see the sights and learn history. I enjoy cooking for
others and entertaining in my home. Live theatre and movies are
great. And I love to dance. I have dabbled in the dance forms of
other cultures - African, Belly Dance, Folk Dancing.
I am not interested in being a nurse or a purse (a woman of
advancing years told me that men in her age group are looking for
one of these 2 things). I want to be a good friend and maybe even
life-partner (I'm very good at those sorts of relationships). I
would like to have fun together, discussing ideas, experiences,
travelling together through life.
What I’m doing with my life
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I am working full-time in health care, and loving it. I have 2
adult children who live in other cities. I read, bicycle, paddle a
canoe and get together with friends. I belong to a dragon-boat team
and a book club.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I'm really good at listening. I am also good at managing my own
finances, cooking decent meals. I am a good friend and I aspire to
be a person of integrity, wisdom, kindness, and humour.
The first things people usually notice about me
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People usually comment on my great smile.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Favourite books: Therapy by David Lodge, Bel Canto by Ann Patchett,
Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis.
Favourite movies: Groundhog Day, Local Hero, Under the Tuscan Sun
(I love movies about middle-aged women finding love).
Music: Motown and Doo Wop as well as world music (gypsy,
Food: I am an omnivore and, while I eat less meat than many in our
culture, I have no intention of ever becoming a vegetarian. I love
tapas, paella, Thai and Indian food.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
love, my children, books, freedom, humour, and our wonderful
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My family and the changes that life has brought to us, how to do
the most good I can while I am on this planet,
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
either out with a friend to a movie or else curled up in bed
reading a book or watching comedy.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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If it is private, then you need to know me real well before I
entrust you with it.
You should message me if
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You should message me if you are a person of integrity, kindness,
intelligence, humour, and would enjoy good conversation.
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