Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I grew up in what I consider to be a fairly unconventional
household, especially for the times. My father was a psychiatrist,
my mother, a medical technologist. My mother was into all art forms
and insisted we obtain a well rounded education by taking piano,
another musical instrument, ballet, Junior Great Books. etc. My
poor little sister was a jock and loved baseball. Needless to say,
she did not look comfortable in a tutu! However, thanks to my mom,
we all have an appreciation for the "finer", (tongue in cheek),
things in life.
My parents gave elaborate dinner/bridge parties. My mom would wear
bizarre looking caftans, make odd ,exotic dishes, (for the times),
and everyone would get sloshed... (think Madmen).
We would hide on the stairs and peek. I have heard rumors that many
bounderies were crossed at those parties. My father was also into
acting, and I think the Players Guild had the wildest parties of
Like most families, we had our share of dysfunction...(think of the
psychiatrist in Running With Scissors). But my parents were also
quirky, silly, goofy and funny. This is where my siblings and I
learned to utilize humor as a way of coping w/ even the most
painful experiences in life. We still have a blast when we're all
Finding humor in my everyday experiences continues to be an
important aspect of my professional as well as my personal
It also helps ameliorate and temper my more serious, intense,
analytical and contemplative side. I think some of these
personality traits are genetic, some the result of being the
daughter of a psychiatrist and some from the particular brand of
dysfunctional mayhem I endured during my childhood!
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Working as a self employed professional, yoga, spinning, biking,
swimming, enjoying movies, reading, relaxing at my cottage up
north, antiquing, flea marketing, watching, supporting and at times
standing by fretting as my children struggle to get their sea legs
for their journey into adulthood!
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Talking, listening, being analytical, self reflecting, getting
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I'm friendly. I smile and laugh easily. I'm genuinely interested in
listening to what people have to say. I am nonjudgemental.
Some people consider my fashion sense unconventional. I have been
described as "ex-hippie like", or bohemian. I find these
characterizations to be grossly exaggerated, however, I guess more
conservative people may perceive me that way.
I'm guessing that more bohemian or "ex-hippie like" people might
see ME as conservative looking! I am definitely liberal in my
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Anything by David Sedaris, several books by Augusten Burroughs,
Jane Austen, Henry James, Margaret Atwood, Kathryn Harrison.
Pans Labyrinth, Madmen, Dexter, Six Feet Under.
A wide variety of music.
Indian, Mexican, Italian, etc., etc., etc!
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Conversation, exercise, music, work, my antiques and precious junk
finds, my children.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Goals I still want to accomplish in this lifetime.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Lately I have been going to the DFT and DIA. Usually, I just stay
home and watch something. One of my sons is into karaoke and
although I find it quite daunting, I have occasionally accompanied
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I made sure to put my best face forward by using a flash for these
You should message me if
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You are willing to take your time getting to know me.
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