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I am warm and very companionable, introverted, and always ready to
I think the joy of long-time love is underrated.
I have two grown children. I was happily married to their father,
who died when they were pretty young. They're all on their own now,
but we're very close.
I'm always for the underdog.
I love luscious, sweet-scented old roses and 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 every sign of the changing seasons.
I'm compelled by justice struggles here and everywhere in the
Life-long lover of high jinks.
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
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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 an insightful
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'; the Palestinian feature film, 'Omar'
..and anything with Ingrid Bergman, and most anything with Barbara
Stanwyck, Claudette Colbert, Bette Davis, Jimmy Stewart, Cary
Grant, Fred Astaire.
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 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.
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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