Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
I am a writer, a poet, a lover of good food and a good joke, a
teacher, a speaker, a mama, a grandmother, and a friend.
I am candid, authentic, competent, and grounded.
I am an observer of life - an extroverted contemplative.
I am looking for a mutuality and companionship.
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
I live in an old house made from the materials of two 1800s
farmhouses. It has a lot of character and some flaws - like
I was fortunate enough to get a sabbatical and spent time in
Florence, Italy; Bayeux, France; and Scotland. I would love to go
I have a new pound puppy, part basset hound and part pointer. She's
short, white with blue eyes, and a sweetheart. My 150 pound
rottweiler died unexpectedly after being a faithful companion for 8
years. As you can see, I have a new granddaughter. She lives a
couple of hours away but I love it when I can get my hands on her.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
friendship, listening, caring deeply
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Mystery addict. Fond of James Patterson and Jonathan Kellerman.
Enjoyed the trilogy "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo," "The Girl
who Played with Fire," and "The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest."
For laughs I read David Sedaris. For reflection I often go to Henri
Nouwen and Anne Lamott.
I love filet of beef, medium, and salmon.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
friends and family, swimming, creative expression, diet coke, humor
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
The meaning of life.
What I will do after I retire.
Larry King's response to Conan's question "What's it like being
retired?" "It's like watching my mother-in-law driving off a cliff
in my Bentley." I wonder what life could be like. Will I find
someone to share life with?
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
Spending time with friends.
Working a crossword puzzle.
Going to see my kids.
On this Friday night, I'm cruising OkCupid when I'd rather be
leaning into my sweetheart.
Who are you looking for?
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