Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am warm and very companionable, a bit shy; always ready to laugh.
I was widowed when my children were young. I raised them on my own.
They're all grown up now, and we're very close.
I think the joy of long-time love is underrated.
I'm always for the underdog.
I love salty water warm enough to swim in, and nights warm enough
to wear sleeveless dresses.
I don't know what receiving "likes" on this site means.
Might be more fun than I sound.
What I’m doing with my life
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I work p/t and do a lot of volunteer work for a local organization
that helps children in the Middle East. If I could, I'd travel a
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Not being a zealot
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I Saw Ramallah by Mourid Barghouti is my favorite book; West With
the Night by Beryl Markham; The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton;
most any P.G. Wodehouse; various collections of essays by Alexander
Cockburn; novelists Iris Murdoch and Erich Maria Remarque. Janet
Malcolm, Vivian Gornick, historian Ilan Pappe.
I really love old pre-code movies, mostly because they focus on the
female characters and treat sex, love, and loss in an insightful
way. They're touted as "naughty and racy" which really misses the
Here are a few favorite movies:
Fritz Lang's "M"; Harold and Maude; Casablanca; Gaslight; All About
Eve; the Iranian film, A Separation; the Palestinian films, Omar
and Paradise Now. I still love The Fugitive with the great Tommy
Lee Jones and Harrison Ford.
Early music; Baroque; classical. Leonard Cohen; Radiohead; Richard
Thompson; The Cure; Mazzy Star, Patsy Cline, Frank Sinatra, Waylon
Jennings, Mike Patton, Neil Young, DJ Shadow; so many more.
I adore going to live music.
Food: I love yummy, spicy, healthy food of all kinds; I don't like
uninteresting or junky food.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
living close to a large body of water
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
how lucky for me that this wretched, beautiful world has poets and
musicians making sense of it
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Sometimes in, sometimes out. I like to goof around most any time.
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