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55 Portland, OR Woman


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I’m looking for

  • Women
  • Ages 49–58
  • Located anywhere
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating

My details

Last online
Aug 21
5′ 4″ (1.63m)
Body Type
Doesn’t have kids
My self-summary
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I'm a poet and nature photographer. Have had a life-long interest in wisdom & spirituality. I love the outdoors & having fun (bumper cars, bananagrams). I enjoy deep conversations, and also just being quiet. I'm kind, generous, warm, silly, usually soft spoken but I do have intensity when I feel passionately about a subject.
What I’m doing with my life
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Writing poetry, learning Italian, appreciating the natural beauty around me, "eating" my way around the world by trying different countries' cuisines in Portland restaurants, being a good friend, helping my aging parents. I believe in love, joy, laughter, appreciation, compassion.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Enjoying moments of beauty throughout the day ("oh look there's a hummingbird" or the way rain drops silver a branch); planning local adventures; choosing gifts; remembering birthdays; celebrating; playfulness; appreciation; communication; compassion; being a loyal friend.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My smile and my friendliness.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Poetry: Hirshfield; Rilke; Rumi; Neruda; Oliver; Levertov; Wright;.cummings; Dickenson; Stafford.
Nonfiction: Terra Incognita, Travels to Antarctica, Sara Wheeler; Bossypants, Tina Fey; The Geography of Bliss, Eric Weiner.
Fiction: Laurie R. King; Ursula K. LeGuin; Molly Gloss.
Movies: Despicable Me; Shaun the Sheep; Jane Eyre; Babette's Feast; her; Quartet; The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel; Stardust.
Music: Norah Jones, Adele, the blues, African, slow and beautiful or rock-n-roll happy.
Food: Indian, Lebanese, Thai, Greek, Italian, Peruvian, American....
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
Being around young kids
Meaningful conversations
Thich Nhat Hanh's meditation tape
Noticing autumn light through leaves of the walnut tree
Racing motorcycles at video arcade
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My current favorite quotes:

"... the perfect world is a journey, not a place." -- Terry Pratchett

"The path provides the natural next step" -- a Spanish saying
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Out enjoying a frozen yogurt, or attending a friend's poetry reading, or at home enjoying a bowl of popcorn with a movie.
You should message me if
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You enjoy life, love to laugh, are a sees-the-glass-as-half-full kind of person.
Are intelligent, kind, warm.
Love literature, enjoy in-depth conversations about insights, self discovery, what you're learning.
Can enjoy being together without talking, just hanging out reading or meditating.
You delight in nature's beauty and the arts & live near SE Portland.