Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Humble, creative, passionate, fun-loving, hard working,
adventurous, affectionate, athletic, liberal-minded, soft spoken,
My idea of a successful life is expressed eloquently in a poem by
Betsy Stanley, 1905
To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of
To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal
of false friends;
To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others;
To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a
garden patch, or a redeemed social condition;
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have
This is to have succeeded.
I'm most proud of raising my two children; my daughter and son, to
be loving people and conscientious, active citizens, who both are
making the world a better place.
I have already succeeded. Whatever else I accomplish during this
new chapter of my life will be icing on the cake. Now that my kids
have both left the nest, the possibilities for my continued success
and further growth are endless. I'd love to meet someone who has
similar interests to mine and has the same values and beliefs;
someone who when given the chance to sit it out or dance, will
I'm looking for someone to share my life with; someone I can be
myself around; someone who works as hard as I do to be healthy in
mind, body, and spirit; someone who feels as comfortable in a
t-shirt and jeans as she does dressed to the nines; someone who
likes to hold and likes to be held; someone who loves being active,
social, adventurous, faithful, and fun. If we are meant to be
together, it will be effortless to find comfort and joy sharing the
mundane experiences of everyday life as well as the most memorable
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
Exploring all possibilities. Now that I'm an empty nester the sky
is the limit. I like to spend time in the great outdoors whenever I
can, staying in touch with my family, learning to read music and
sing, volunteering, and planning my next vacation or mission trip.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Making people laugh, listening, making conversation and other
things, table tennis, spending inordinate amounts of time on what
appears to others to be useless activities, but that are very
therapeutic to me, devotion, coping with imperfection.
The first things people usually notice about me
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My cavernous and well-cultivated laugh lines, my blue eyes, my
charming sense of humor, and my penchant for making fun.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
I read all day on the computer. I've always been very active, so I
haven't done much reading except to keep up with current events. By
the time I crack the spine, I'm usually asleep, but I don't suppose
I'd mind being read to by someone I'm interested in.
Movies. . . there's so many. Here's a few: The Princess Bride,
Little Miss Sunshine, Straw Dogs, Sophie's Choice, Crash, Star
Wars, A Man Called Horse, Silverado, Deliverance, Lord of the
Rings, any swashbuckling flic, Enchanted, Toy Story, Shrek, Cry
Wolf, and the list goes on.
I love Broadway shows and the performing arts. At one point in my
life I had aspirations of becoming involved in theater as a set
I like a lot of different music: Show tunes, especially the love
songs, jazz, Motown, R&B, soul, contemporary. Some country and
a lot less rap or heavy metal.
I try to eat a balanced diet incorporating the five basic food
groups plus anything smothered in dark chocolate; crunchy peanut
butter and egg and olive sandwiches, not together of course. I have
eaten an apple almost every day of my adult life. Granny Smith is
my favorite variety.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
The desire to make a difference
My spiritual, mental, and physical health (Is that 1 or 3
Dark Chocolate (It must have been 1)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How proud of my kids I am and green eggs and ham. Inane things and
the stream of consciousness that gets me there.
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
I am home relaxing. When I have a partner, who knows what
activities I might undertake.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
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I have no will power with an open bag of cheese doodles in front of
me. If it hasn't been opened yet, I have a smidge more will power.
You should message me if
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