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  • Ages 46-51
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Last online
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5' 9" (1.75m)
Body Type
Christianity but it’s not important
Post grad
Has kid(s)
English, French (Somewhat)
My self-summary
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Just got back from New Zealand and the West Island.

I rode the Bridge Pedal last August.

Warm, passionate, politically moderate, bright, fit, active man, NPR listener, PBS viewer, looking for bright, fit, compassionate woman

East Coast transplant who has lived on three continents

Cosmopolitan rather than multicultural
What I’m doing with my life
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Finished a two thousand mile summer bicycling across the US with my kids in 2012. Still don't ride faster possibly ride longer; broke the century mark on the last day.

Traveled widely, especially in Europe, over the years.
Lived modestly so I can travel extensively. Taken my kids to Eastern Europe often.

Served on multiple non-profit boards

Enjoy live music and theatre

Something of an Epicurean I am seeking out sources of beauty everywhere I can find it from the Huntington Library to minor quotidian details
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I bike ride, hike, swim, read, travel (especially in Europe)
Once upon a time I was an authority on 18th century English shaming rituals, Danish agricultural producer cooperatives and the American intervention in Siberia, 1918-1920. Really esoteric topics
The first things people usually notice about me
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My smile
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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My musical tastes run the gamut from classical to classic rock (The Grateful Dead, Crosby, Stills, etc.) and includes a little country, especially fond of roots music. Heard it on NPR

Movies: American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook, Lincoln, Robot & Frank, Once, Gladiator, Good Night and Good Luck, Willow, The King's Speech, Unforgiven, Midnight in Paris, The Usual Suspects, Dr Zhivago, The Shawshank Redemption, Good Will Hunting, The Wonder Boys, The Gods Must Be Crazy, the Bourne movies, Up In the Air, To Kill A Mockingbird, The Philadelphia Story, The Hunt for Red October, Weddings and a Funeral, Borat, The Third Man, The Maltese Falcon, Ladyhawke, Almost Famous, Out of Africa, Harold and Maude, The Year of Living Dangerously, Sideways, Dead Poets' Society, Shakespeare in Love, The Lives of Others most movies w Clint Eastwood. Partial to independent movies.

books: the Arkady Renko novels, the Bernie Gunther novels, The Swerve, Moneyball, Thinking Fast and Slow, Longitude, The Last Stand (about Custer), Wild,The GULAG Archipelago, the Stieg Larson books, The Information, Bloodlands, Out Stealing Horses, Dreams of My Russian Summers, The Issa Valley, Embers, A River Runs Through It, The Count of Monte Cristo, Pride and Prejudice, all Jane Austen, The Hobbit, The Polish Trilogy, The Periodic Table, Postwar Europe, most first rate history and biography, John le Carre's the Quest for Karla, PD James among many others

TV: The Big Bang Theory, NCIS, Person of Interest, , PBS, The Colbert Report. If you confuse Fox News with anything other than right wing propaganda we won't get along.

Food: Almost anything ethnic, love cheese, avocados and chocolate
And moderate amounts of cabernet sauvignon or pinot noir
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Bach's music
Books, especially serious literature and academic history
the great outdoors
my far flung friends especially near large bodies of water
my children
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The state of the world and the enigma of the stock market.

If you are a political extremist we will not get along

I worship in God's temple of Nature
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Every other Friday is pizza night with my high school aged son. He's now at Lewis & Clark.
And next spring Crew races
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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Since its private why would I post it here?
Willing to share in person with discreet women
Do they exist?
You should message me if
Offer a few tips to help matches win you over.
You are very bright but not insecure enough to try to convince me. At least 5' 6" and about 50. You strive for fitness. Don't care for petite women. Like blonde or redhead, blue or green eyes. Must be fiscally fit. Environmentally conscious a bonus. Well educated. Well traveled. Like intellectually stimulating conversation. No smokers. No drugs, Everything else in moderation.