My greatest joy is playing with my kids or watching them enjoy themselves.
I'm a fun loving guy who enjoys bright sunny days and makes the best of rainy days too. I am truly grateful for three things, my children, my brother, and my close friends. I am hoping to find a long term relationship with an active girl that enjoys the outdoors, exercise, and can relax in front of a movie too.
I enjoy entertaining with friends and family, as well as romantic evenings with someone special. I love hiking, kayaking, cycling, skiing, snow tubing, sailing, jet skiing, deep sea fishing, and board games. I don’t get to do these often, but I enjoy them all. We went to Six Flags 4 times last year. I am like a little kid there.
I run for exercise, not for fun. I don't seem to get any sort of a runners high (I mustn’t be doing it right, or not paying attention or something), just a great workout.
I have a medium sized dog who is incredibly obedient and easy to please. Pet her once and she is a friend for life.
I haven't had a vacation for a few years, but hope to soon. I am up for anything including, but not limited to cruises, tropical beaches, cabins on a lake, historic Washington DC. I am talking with my son about going to a dude ranch this year. I know it doesn't sound romantic, but it appears to be something he wants.
I like drama on the stage, not in my life. I understand some people thrive on it, and I wish them luck. I just don’t want to be involved.
I enjoy volunteering where I can, schools, youth sports, food pantry, and I have been riding in the Pan-Mass Challenge since 1995. I donate to, or buy crap from every kid hocking things for their school or club. It makes them happy and generally goes to a good cause. I donate to other charities too, but there has to be a high percentage going to the charity, not the management of it.
I make mistakes and try to do the right thing. I always count my change and am amazed at how many times it is wrong. I always give the extra back. My record high is $500 returned. My record low is a quarter owed to me (I know, my time was worth more than that). I tenaciously stand up for what is right, but I am incredibly laid back and flexible on most everything.
I believe everyone is entitled to their opinion (no matter how wrong it is...just kidding). I think the world is filled with mostly good people, and try to see the good in everyone (though it is a challenge at times). There are some truly bad people too, luckily I do not know any of them.
Anyway, I have to run now. I will write more later