Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I offer myself as evidence that “age is only a number”: I am in
PERFECT health, and have the energy, strength, stamina, youthful
attitude., passion, and –my friends say – the natural (!) (good)
looks of a man in his early 50’s. BTW, MY PHOTOS ARE ACCURATE AND
HONESTY REPRESENT WHAT I LOOK LIKE TODAY! (My experience on this
site is that this is UNUSUAL.) We are all – women and men –
entitled to our preferences. Yours may be for a younger man than I
am– as mine is for women who can communicate and hold an
intelligent conversation, and are thin, slender.
However, preferences aside, I always keep an open mind, and never
say never. If you agree, please read on.
I believe I am a genuinely good, kind, and tolerant man, who treats
people with fairness, desiring precisely these qualities in a woman
whom I can shower with love and affection -- without smothering
I am most passionate about family, music, my Italian heritage, my
occupation, singing (baritone), good food and wine, romance and
passion in a love relationship.
I am perceptive, intelligent, and passionate .
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I recently retired from full time teaching, and am very financially
secure. But my passion for my heritage keeps me in the business,
teaching Italian to adults and tutoring. My disciplines are Italian
and German and I speak both languages fluently. I taught Latin
also. My avocation is singing, and I use singing as a tool in
I am part of a small opera company in Phila which does benefit
concerts in the Phila and South Jersey areas. Elsewhere, I have
sung Emil in South Pacific and Tevye in Fiddler on the Roof.
Besides teaching part time, I am (finally) re-organizing and
redecorating my home. I enjoying working outdoors caring for my
property. I am VERY handy, in every area: electrical, carpentry,
plumbing, automotive, and more. Despite being semi-retired, I am
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
singing, oops, said that already ;-) ; speaking in 3 languages;
home and auto repair [Gosh, said THAT as well ;-) ]; writing and
composing narratives; cooking and baking; cleaning (!);
And, shifting gears: doing impressions; making people laugh with my
quick wit and sense of humor; being very romantic and affectionate;
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
my outgoing personality and sense of humor; my stentorian speaking
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I am passionate about classic films from the 30's to the present.
The list is too long to write here but Gone with the Wind;
Casablanca (almost anything Bogart and film noir); Godfather.
Seinfeld is an absolute favorite; all kinds of music except rap
which I don't consider music (poetry perhaps, but not music)
especially classical, musical theater, rock and roll of the 50's,
60's and 70's;
FOOD: Italian and German/Austrian especially. I love it and can
prepare it for you!
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
peace and calm
a loving, understanding partner
intimacy, affection, tactile response
lemon, dark chocolate, coffee, sambuca
(more than six, but, hey, that's me!)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
how thankful I am for: my life, my 2 children -- one of whom, my
son, teaches math at the same HS from which I retired - we were
colleagues for 8 years -- my profession, and my ability to
communicate clearly what I mean in conversation and in
Also, being a romantic, I think and dream about that wonderful
woman who will be the last first date of my life.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Unwinding at home from the week, and planning for the hopefully fun
and excitement of the coming weekend ;-)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
...then it wouldn't be private, would it?
You should message me if
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...you are that rare woman who believes that a man's character,
personality, integrity, sense of humor, capacity for loving and for
giving affection, is MORE important than something as insignificant
- and also immutable - as his stature/height – that is,
insignificant in the BIG picture of a serious, monogamous
relationship based in love and mutual caring. I have all of the
above to offer you.
..you are attracted to what you have read, and have seen in my
photos; and if you believe you have what I am searching for in my
last life's partner: intelligence; ability to communicate;
appreciation of culture; if you are a perceptive woman who notices
things; a genuinely good person; a slender, petite, sensuous,
tactile, affectionate, woman who desires -- and finds a necessity
rather than a chore -- the wonderfully powerful intimacy that can
only occur in a serious, monogamous relationship. Is that too much
to ask for?
I believe all individuals are predominantly givers or takers. This
"giver" is looking for a "giver." Unfortunately, there have been
many more "takers" among the women I've known, than "givers". No
more takers for me! Giving and consideration of the other IS love.
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