Friends tell me I’m thoughtful, perceptive -- also full of dry humor, especially when I’m tired or have had too much chocolate. I’d add that I’m loyal to my friends (anyone who thinks I'm thoughtful, perceptive, and funny, is what I mean here). I'm also pretty low key. I love people -- they fascinate me -- but I don't get off on crowds. On the weekends you’re more likely to find me hanging with a few close friends than at a big party.
I love the outdoors, and get out in nature whenever I can. I pay plenty of attention to being and acting healthy and taking good care of my body and mind. While cooking is probably a cliche with guys on dating sites now, the truth is I really do like it – mainly because it’s relaxing. I don't claim to be exceptional here, but my mango curry, vegetable chili, and salmon sushi roll have gotten pretty good reviews.
I lived abroad for a number of years in my twenties and thirties, working as a translator. It was great, and it shaped who I am. But, I’m very appreciative of where I am now -- geographically and metaphorically -- and of the many close friends and family that I have in my life.
What am I looking for? Well... definitely someone who is interested in what's under the surface -- someone with whom I can talk about “deep” stuff. But also someone to share the silly details and small pleasures of life with. After all, we’re here to have fun as well. Ideally, you'd also be active and health conscious, intelligent and kind, and have a healthy appetite for life. The way to my heart is to be able to tease me. To get there, there has to be affection, closeness and trust. I want a relationship that develops those qualities. If this all sounds like you, let’s talk…