Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am warm and very companionable, introverted, and always ready to
laugh. I think the joy of long-time love is underrated.
I have two grown children. Their father died when they were pretty
young. I raised them alone and we're close.
I'm always for the underdog.
I love luscious, sweet-scented old roses, peonies, and most every
other flower in the world.
I love salty water warm enough to swim in, and nights warm enough
to wear sleeveless dresses.
I am moved by the beauty of every sign of the changing seasons.
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.
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; Iris Murdoch; historian Ilan Pappe; Erich Maria Remarque;
Vivian Gornick; Janet Malcolm
I love pre-code movies, mostly because they focus on the female
characters, and treat sex, love, and loss in a respectful,
Here are a few favorite movies: Fritz Lang's "M"; Nights of
Cabiria; Harold and Maude; Casablanca; The Gay Divorcee; Gaslight;
All About Eve; Blue Sky; the Iranian film, 'A Separation'; 5 Broken
Cameras; Palestinian feature film, 'Omar'
Early music, Baroque, classical; Marcel Khalife; Leonard Cohen;
Radiohead, Bon Iver; Richard Thompson; The Cure; Mazzy Star, Patsy
Cline, Frank Sinatra, Waylon Jennings, Mike Patton, Neil Young, DJ
Shadow; so many more.
I love being turned on to new music, and I adore going to live
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.
naps and large bodies of water
I do appreciate hot water and a bathtub
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.
You should message me if
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