Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Let's see. I am a warm, funny and intelligent woman, somewhat
uninhibited and definitely exuberant. Raised in coalfield
Pennsylvania, youngest of three kids, spoiled by parents and
pummelled by older brothers, recovered from both.
My life has been spent in creative endeavors--children's book
illustrator and designer, photo editor and writer. I have one
child, a young man who is successfully launched into his own career
My tastes are eclectic---I'm a movie fanatic, love classical music,
jazz--but I also have an inexplicable love for watching Judge Judy.
I read a lot, and would like to meet someone who does, too. I adore
children, give money to street people and love to poke around junk
shops. Road trips, flea markets, book stores--yes. But I'm also up
for new interests. I'm easy going and usually up for an
At this point in my life, I'm not sure what's on tap as far as
romance goes. I'm always interested in what's next, and would
consider friendship, partner in crime--and if love comes...cool
What I’m doing with my life
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When I lost an editing job because of the economy, I decided to
consider myself retired from that career and see what else I'd like
to do. In the years since I've worked as a nanny (I adore children)
and am now a private chef for a local family. Flexibility and
energy are important, and I'm having a great time.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Cooking, writing, drawing, being a friend and making people laugh.
(I'm told I am a great storyteller.)
As far as stepping out--I love something grand and exciting as much
as you probably do, but I'll tell you--frankly--I can get very
happy from a new pair of socks.
The first things people usually notice about me
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Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
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If I don;t see a movie every weekend, I feel deprived. I love
indies, foreign (subtitles? no problem), films about ideas and
character. Not too big on explosions and definitely not willing to
sit through deafening gunplay. However, do have an appetite for
schtoopid fart joke buddy movies from Judd Apatow, Kristen Wiig,
etc. I love to laugh. Love Louis CK (my sense of humor is somewhat
twisted), British humor, Larry David, etc. I'm a binger on the
great series--Breaking Bad, HOmeland, Brit detectives, etc.
Like I said, I'm a reader. The New Yorker, NYTimes, mainly
non-fiction. Love history, biography.
There aren't many kinds of music I don't like. I can enjoy country
as much as jazz, hard rock (Alvin Lee at Woodstock!) as well as
show tunes, World music, American song book, etc. I sing when I'm
alone and sound EXACTLY like Katy Perry in the shower.
Food? Bring it on.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
(this doesn't include our children, does it?)
something to read, the New York Times crossword, chocolate, a good
pen, my cat, and a great bakery on Sunday morning.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
either out with friends to dinner or half comatose at home from a
long, hard week. Sometimes I drift off to sleep and--I don't know
what all goes on--but when I wake up there are very tiny mouse-size
underpants all around the throw rug.
You should message me if
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you are contented with yourself, have friends, like children, are a
mensch, want to travel, like road trips and flea markets, and love
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