Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Being single is great. Having the right partner in a loving,
healthy, growing relationship is even better. I can live happily
either way. There is a side of me that is a hopeless romantic and
maybe I will meet someone right for me, and I for he online. Making
new and interesting friends certainly can't be a bad way to go
I am an incorrigible night owl and rabid restaurant worker. I love
to travel and am off and running as often as I can.
South America and NOLA are two of my favorite jaunts. If you are
into jazz, happy with your life, liberal politically, educated and
into communicating, we may well have something to chat about.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Moving on to the next phase ...post my child becoming an adult,
etc.. Just at another transition point. Working on a few novels, a
blog, running and Air BnB, always working a lot to keep the
mortgage paid, spending time with friends and family, always
striving to keep up with the house, yard, technological changes, my
"alternate life" in South America, and throw in an indie movie
whenever possible. I am always working toward the next travel
excursion too. I have to have an airline ticket in front of me, or
I go wild. Next stop: Sweden I think and maybe Thailand.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Going to Ecuador. Years back I attempted to adopt my niece from
Ecuador (niece to my former husband). Her biological mother had
died on a plane over Portugal. That occurrence changed the course
of my life for a decade. The adoption failed. I spent the next many
years going to Ecuador a couple of times per year to care for my
niece/daughter in all ways I could in an impossible situation. I
started a small importing business to fund the trips and her care.
It is now a decade later and she is an adult now and has been for a
few years. I love her dearly and will continue to be in her life
and go to Ecuador, but, other endeavors are in front of us both.
Time for changing gears.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My strawberry-blond hair. My alternating shyness and vivaciousness.
I am an introvert at heart, but quite public under the right
circumstances. My independence and strength. My intuitive
capabilities and my near native-Spanish speaking capabilities. Not
your average white girl; if there is such a thing.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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I like to support the local jazz greats that reside here in
Portland. I worked in a famous jazz club for 15 years and it
"rubbed off on me".
Leroy Vinegar (RIP)
And there are so many more local greats...
All of the old Greats:
Nat King Cole
The Marsalis Brothers
Art Blakey and The Messengers
Anything Big Band
Too many to name.....
Latin Music Faves
So many of the old greats, too many to mention.........
Buena Vista Social Club
Arturo O'Farrill Orchestra
Yasmin Levy y Concha Buika
Anything Afro Cuban
Marco Antonio Solis
Los Lonely Boys
La Quinta Estacion
And so many more current and ancient music styles, so to speak, or
better said, so to hear.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Jazz, and pursuit of art in many forms
Friends and Family
Enjoying Cooking and the Sharing of Good Meals (although I am
currently dropping weight again)
Sufficient Sleep, Sufficient Running Around in Circles, & Humor
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
When am I going to get to the end of digging up all of these
dandelions? So happy to know that I am finally going to sit down
and lean into my pile of unedited manuscripts. Where else do I want
to travel now that my child is an adult and I can change my
priorities some? How can I find more time and energy to work on my
house and also spend time with friends and family? Never enough
hours in a day.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Working. As a restaurant worker, my Friday nights are not what
"normal" day people consider to be a Friday night. Maybe there is
another incorrigible restaurant worker out there looking...
You should message me if
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You can't live without jazz or other forms of creative and
expressive arts. You can't live without travel. You have an
interesting life. You have at least one degree or achievements
thereabouts. I am not ruling out artsy types of men who don't have
degrees. I just have my reasons for wanting a motivated man. I am
not saying that I am a-mode, but I am not attracted to
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