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withoutapaddle1

61 Seattle, WA Man

Man

I’m looking for

  • Women who like men
  • Ages 48–62
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For long-term dating, short-term dating

My Details

Last Online
Nov 21
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 9″ (1.75m)
Body Type
Fit
Diet
Smokes
No
Drinks
Rarely
Drugs
Never
Religion
Other
Sign
Capricorn, and it’s fun to think about
Education
Graduated from Ph.D program
Job
Education
Income
Rather not say
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Has a kid
Pets
Speaks
English

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My self-summary
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Thank you for checking out my profile. I wish I could write it in a way that felt more like the old fashioned boy-meets girl experience and less like shopping on AutoTrader.

I am pretty good at not sweating the small stuff and not getting bogged down in too much muck, typically with a combination of boots, antiperspirant, and f-bombs. My sense of humor can be dorky (what happens to frogs when they park in a no parking zone, what one cannibal said to the other cannibal when they started eating the clown, what you call cheese that isn't yours), twisted (why did the baby crossed the road) or irreverent (think Louis C.K., but imagine him being 90% less funny).

There is a discrepancy between the way my life looks from the outside and the way it feels from the inside. From the outside, it looks ordinary. From the inside, it feels extraordinary. I am a dad like many other dads. But I can't believe that I get to be my son's dad. I work like many other people to pay my bills. But I cannot believe that I get to do a lot of it from home by researching and writing about things that matter to me. I also teach, like many people. But I cannot believe how alive it can feel in the classroom.

I am also the falling in love type who feels unable to predict who he might fall in love with. If you forced me at gunpoint to come up with a list of qualities, I suppose my best chances would be with someone who is happy in the here and now; who looks forward to many things; who takes care of herself in terms of food, exercise, sleep; and that's about it, except for the x-rated stuff that I cannot include unless they rename the site "OKCupid You Little Devil."
What I’m doing with my life
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Teaching and researching and writing; being a dad, son, brother; pretending I can play chords on the piano with my left hand; fantasizing about a girlfriend.
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Understanding where other people are coming from and feeling at home with a wide variety of people, especially kids.

Teaching and writing in a way that makes complicated things easier to understand.

Enjoying the outdoors, pretty much regardless of the spot.

Fantasizing about a girlfriend.
The first things people usually notice about me
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I try not to think about it.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
Music: (I am arbitrarily limiting it to the letter S): Staind, S. Bareilles, S. Evans, S. McLaughlin, A. Sanchez, The Script, D. Straits, Switchfoot, JC Superstar, SRV, F. Sinatra, The Strokes, M & Sons, Samuel Jon Samuelsson, Symphonies by Mahler. Movies: The Abyss, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Squid and the Whale, The Forgotten, School of Rock, Crazy/Beautiful, Pay It Forward, Independence Day, Van Helsing, You Can Count on Me. TV: Friday Night Lights, Parenthood, Dark Blue, Without a Trace, The Good Wife, the Law and Orders (including re-runs that I have seen 6-7 times), The Price is Right, Sanford and Son. Books: A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, The Human Condition, Sphere, The Unsettling of America, Equus, The Music Lesson, Absalom, Absalom, anything by James Hillman. Food: I get to skip food because I went on and on and on about the other stuff.
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
My son
Feeling helpful
Conversation and Music
Exercise.
Being outdoors
Island ferries (hint hint)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
How to be helpful to my son
How to be helpful to my parents
The content of whatever I'm writing
How things in the world are connected
What to do about a girlfriend
On a typical Friday night I am
Netflix and takeout, or getting your party on — how do you let loose?
At the gym
Watching TV
At a high school event
Fantasizing about a girlfriend
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
Dang it. Just when we were getting to the good part. My mom is yelling, "Dinner's ready!" so I better go.
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