Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I'm straight forward and strive to be honest and appreciate that in
my friends. I love humor, photography, thoughtfulness, tai chi,
whales and good people. I love good cinema and interesting
conversations. I love talking from the heart and listening with the
heart. I grew up in New York City (the Bronx) and came out to San
Francisco when I was 26. I've been teaching most of my adult life
and have done a few other things...managed the bakery in Green's
Restaurant and worked as a copywriter in advertising.
I've been to all 50 states and love the Northwest and Alaska. I
love whale watching and photography combined.
I guess a large part of my life has been a search inward. I've done
a lot of meditating and reading. I'm probably more of an introvert,
but I do love close intimate relationships of fewer number as
opposed to a greater number of casual acquaintances. My close
friends tend to be of the introspective nature as well, poet,
thinker, musician, artist types and pretty hardy and active as
well...yoga teacher, naturalist, martial artists, hikers,
bicyclists. So I guess that makes me a combo of thinker and mover.
But perhaps what interests me most in friends and lovers is their
ability to speak and listen from the heart with honesty and
compassion. Yeah that's what I'm looking for quite simply, people
with a lot of heart and a willingness to be on the planet while
making it a better place in some way or form. I appreciate humor
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I'm trying to express my gratitude for being alive in my everyday
existence and my job which is teaching middle school with a lot of
kids who need an adult in their lives.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
I'm really good at listening and giving back good feedback,
compassion and empathy....and photography.
The first things people usually notice about me
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I listen very well and when I do open my mouth they may detect my
diminishing New York accent, as I've been out here awhile.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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Care of the Soul by Thomas Moore stands out as one of my favorite
books. The Big Lebowski is probably my favorite movie. I love
foreign movies, watching a lot of Italian movies lately as I try to
learn the language. My taste in music is very eclectic and my taste
in food as well.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My son, my friends, meditating, exercising, humor, good
conversation and gratitutude. (7)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
My upbringing in New York and how it shaped me (for better or
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Preparing a decent meal and reflecting on the week's events,
watching a good movie I have from Netflix after a long walk by the
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I'm street smart, growing up on the streets of New York, but a poet
You should message me if
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