Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Thanks for stopping by. Good catch seeking another good catch.
Romance is both generous and patient. I'm seeking a down to earth
active, smart woman for fun and adventure. Your smile makes my
heart skip a beat and your kiss causes my knees to weaken. You
might be up for anything, like a vacation to a developing nation,
traveling as the locals do, to experience a place. No ritzy seaside
resorts where everyone swims in the pool rather than the sea. If
you've never done it before, leave the details to me. You might be
into camping in high mountains. These are by no means deal
breakers, by the way.
Mutual trust, attraction, intimacy, and good open communication are
the most important things in a healthy, happy relationship. I am
affectionate and emotionally available.
Some odd facts about me:
I am a bit of a collection of paradoxes.
I eat meat, but don't like to kill insects, even those bazillion
leg millithings that give me the creeps, which I catch and release.
Small spiders in the house don't bother me, but if one's presence
bothers you I will catch it with my bare hand and toss it outside.
Although I care about the environment and usually bike or bus to
work, sometimes I drive a car the same age as I that boasts an
amazing 12-20 mpg. Sometimes I judge people for being so judgmental
(though I'll never judge you). I can't tolerate intolerance.
I am smarter than your phone.
I am one of about three straight men nationwide who have no
interest in sports. BUT I will join you to cheer your kid on at
The word "awesome" is frequently used to describe things that
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Oh, lots of things. I need a few hundred more years to get it all
done. I enjoy many outdoor activities, such as long-distance
biking, paddling, walking in nature, cross-country skiing (though I
have never skied across the country, believe it or not). I miss
hiking in the mountains. I play tenor saxophone in two big jazz
I make a living overseeing a team of intrepid civil rights
I have been fortunate to have had some unique experiences, like
living at a Buddhist monastery in Nova Scotia one summer.
I lived in a tiny country in Africa for two years serving in the
Peace Corps, so every now and then I crave international travel,
but don't do nearly enough. Perhaps we could change that.
Let's talk about you now...
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Stating the obvious. Understatement. Dry humor. Repairing things
such as my house or car, making people laugh (sometimes
unintentionally), massages, cooking (including vegetarian),
standing on my head, listening.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Heck if I know. Perhaps you could tell me.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Fresh Air with Terry Gross, various international foods, jazz, lots
I like unusual and foreign films.
Music: Rolling Stones, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, P Funk, Count
Basie, Thelonius Monk, Tim Whalen Nonet (in Madison). I could
really go on and on.
Presently reading A Lawyer's Journey - The Morris Dees Story; kudos
if you know who is Morris Dees!
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
How about we rephrase this as, "Six things that I like/love a
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How weird this world is
The next adventure
Playing music and kayaking, not simultaneously yet
The world and its condition
Reducing my environmental impact
Living mindfully and compassionately and purposefully
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
There are no "typical" Friday nights. Well, sometimes there are.
Though I watch frightfully little TV I have been getting into
whatever British detective show is on WPTV.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Sure! I laugh every time I hear the rooster crow at the beginning
of those NPR Morning Edition promos - every time.
You should message me if
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