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54 Lombard, IL Woman


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I’m looking for

  • Men
  • Ages 49–57
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating

My details

Last online
Yesterday – 3:52am
5′ 7″ (1.70m)
Body type
Mostly anything
Christianity, but not too serious about it
Libra, and it’s fun to think about
Strictly monogamous
Has a kid, but doesn’t want more
Likes dogs and likes cats
My self-summary
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I am not a modern person nor an old-fashioned one but something in between of it's own making and style that is without a label. At this time, I look for the adventures in life. It doesn't have to be a huge adventure all the time, even the quiet and subdued times have plenty of adventures in them. I am into living a life and not letting life to roll on by.

I do not need to have someone with me but there are times when you just want to share the little discoveries of the day with someone. To hear another perspective or to see the light in another person's eye when something touches them. It just brings depth and warmth into the day.

I do look like my photos of myself. People recognize me immediately from my photo. I do take care of myself physically and get to the gym or some activity on a regular basis. I am fortunate to look younger than my actual age. I think the key is living right and keeping the weight in check along with sweet potatoes. It is that beta-carotene in the sweet potato that is great for skin. You will not find me looking 20 pounds heavier than these photos if we do meet.

I am looking for someone who is kind, non-confrontational and appreciates humor. I want a relationship where both people care for one another and where there is concern for one another on all levels. Like Billy Crystal says in "When Harry Met Sally", "You are the last person I want to see before going to bed at night". I want to mean something to someone. And there should be passion. I guess a lot of people have a shopping list for the type of person they want to meet. I am not sure that we always meet the person we have in our head but I feel we should be open to that spark that occurs out of the blue and is totally unscripted. The core of that person should have a passion for life, integrity, a kind heart and take care of himself physically. And please have an open heart. One that is willing to live and take that chance to experience life fully! There is so much to life and still so much to discover.

I am also looking for any photography buffs out there. I am teaching myself photography and I would love to learn more from people who actually do it. I have so much to learn!!! I am a very likeable person so you have nothing to fear. I have this ability to get along with all types of people and generate a feeling of trust. Maybe because I have such an interest in people and their stories and this makes them feel comfortable. So contact me if any of you know of photography meet ups in the Chicago area.

I have a strong imagination. I still read fairy tales from Hans Christian Anderson at night under a banana moon and do not feel the least bit too grown up to do so. A mother once asked Albert Einstein what books her son should be reading as he was interested in science. Einstein thought for a moment and replied "fairy tales". The mother repeated the question and stressed the science in her son's studies and he repeated fairy tales again and told her that fairy tales build a strong imagination and teach morals and this is needed in science and works beautifully in discovery. I can't argue with that. I love the movie "Wings of Desire" and I believe it to have possibilities. And why not? There is magic everywhere and at this point I am rediscovering it. I have a strong logical side as well and I have a curious ability to use both sides of my brain well. On the menu now is working to create magic in my photography. I love the creativity that exists with the camera and that it makes me look at things differently.
What I’m doing with my life
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I am a constant learner. Whether it is reading a new author, a new technique on photoshop, new ideas, a new knitting skill, I am ready to learn it. I do not want to stagnate. I would like to travel more. I went to Greece in September of 2012 and it was a great adventure. I like traveling to soak up the culture and get a sense of the stories of the people that live there.
I’m really good at
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Using the two sides of my brain.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My eyes and my laugh. A Cameron Diaz sort of laugh I have been told. Great skin and hair.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Some of my favorite books are "The English Patient" by M. Ondaatje, "The History of Love" by Nicole Krauss, "The Fratricides" by N. Kazantzakis, "Possession" and "Babel Tower" by A.S. Byatt, The Outlander Series by D. Gabaldon, "Pale Fire" by Nabokov and the stories of Hans Christian Anderson.

Movies: "The English Patient", "The Three Colors" by Kieslowski, "Breakfast at Tiffany's", "When Harry Met Sally", "Casablanca", "Moonstruck", "Politiki Kouzina", "Chocolat", "The Wings of Desire", "The Kingdom of Heaven" and "Braveheart".

I like Mediterranean food the best.

Music I am listening to lately are The Black Keys, Jack White, Radiohead, Amos Lee, Ray Lamontagne and The Civil Wars. Standbys are Tori Amos, Joni Mitchell, CSN, Tom Petty, The Pretenders and just about anything on WXRT. So dear to my heart is Haris Alexiou. I do have a wide range and am pretty eclectic in my tastes musically. Have really been listening to "End of the Line' by the Traveling Wilburys. Love that group of guys~
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
A star-filled night.
A blank SanDisk card waiting to be filled with my camera.
A banana Moon to hang my dreams on.
A head filled with quirky ideas.
Romance and daring each day to hold the promise of even more.
Watching "Breakfast at Tiffany's" for the millionth time and hearing Audrey sing "Moon River".
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
Why this one cat was named Mouse.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Waiting for a flash of inspiration to do something most fun! Want to join me?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I had a director once in college who loved to tease me and tell me that he had another "dumb blonde" role coming up just for me. When I started to feel bad about this so-called typecasting thing, he told me his fav actresses were Judy Holliday and Jean Arthur. Great company if you ask me.
You should message me if
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If you are seriously looking for someone to meet and not looking for an endless email relationship. I understand how emails are good initially but I will not continue them indefinitely and give out personal information in them. Meeting in person is the best way to gauge any chemistry. If you have integrity and a passion for life, and feel the world is better shared by two, message me.