Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am Interested in ideas that excite the mind, and beauty that
calms it. Intelligent and thoughtful people are my choice. Quality,
not quantity, counts most. Music, animals, and nature are vital
energies for me.
Love to travel, both internationally and locally. London, Paris,
Palm Desert, Carmel-by-the-Sea, going into "the city" for a fun
meal, concert, and overnighting at a good hotel, The Ahwanee at
Yosemite, a cottage at the shore or a cabin by a mountain lake …
all are good ways to enjoy each other’s companionship and I would
love sharing them with the right person.
(In March or April I will visit a spiritual home, the North Shore
of Kauai, for one or two weeks. Anybody want to come along and help
open fresh papayas?)
Reading a good book at home, reading to each other, cuddling while
watching a well acted and intelligently scripted drama on TV, and
walks in nature with our four-footed friends are also high on my
Creating intimate, sensual, sexual moments wherever we are is
essential. I highly value spontaneous expressions of mutual
affection that arise from genuine feelings.
Oh, well, yes and an occasional Lakers basketball game on TV adds a
different kind of spice but I'm not really an addict.
I come from a very strong genetic heritage and am proactive about
helping those good genes do their work. I practice QiGong, some
meditation, eat organic (some home grown), love to walk, hike, bike
ride, and play with the dogs. I also go to a medical clinic in
Germany twice a year to stay ahead of any problems that might lurk
in the wings. It would be good to provide that benefit for you
Regarding financial health I am comfortable and not interested in
your net worth.
What I’m doing with my life
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Since leaving business behind I give some of my time to two
nonprofit organizations. One is a "boots on the ground" animal
rescue and rehabilitation organization that actually does far more
than that. The other operates internationally within academia to
establish and resource curricula that examines the relationship
between humans and other animals. Again, there is much more and I
would thoroughly enjoy telling you about it.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Listening and communicating, intimacy, and frequent little gestures
of caring. I have learned that a relationship does not flourish
without these ingredients from both partners. I also make an
awesome caesar salad.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I am gentle and patient but intellectually alive and eager for
stimulating, educated conversations. And I am usually interested in
deconstructing situations to understand how they function.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Love to read. I usually have a stack of books going at the same
time. And I can't walk by a bookstore without wanting to see what
they have. It is an addiction.
Musically I agree with Dizzy Gillespie that there are only two
kinds of music; good music and bad music. My default preference is
classical and jazz performed by small ensembles in intimate
environments, but other genres are enjoyable also and I am totally
open to learning and expanding.
My favorite city on this planet is London because it offers a
smorgasbord of good music and live theater. And don't believe the
jokes about English cooking. There is far more than fish-n-chips in
Movies are great if they are very well scripted and very well
acted. That is why I don't see many movies.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Love, nature, animals, music, literature, ideas, freedom, and
someone to share it all with.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Why the human species is so senselessly violent and destructive,
and how we might improve that. I also spend a lot of time trying to
just be present in the moment, and that is often a difficult task.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Since i don't adhere to a work-week calendar Fridays aren't
special. It is nice to be able to do things during the week and
avoid the weekend crowds.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I am presently reading a book about Tantra and finding that it is
about much more than sex. And, unrelated, I am learning how to play
the ukelele, Hawaiian style. But please don't ask for a performance
for another few months, and then be prepared to drop coins in my
open instrument case.
You should message me if
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