51Vienna, United States
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My self-summary
I'd rather be good than right, inspiring and encouraging to others; I LOVE MOVIES; I LOVE to COOK! I like reading, learning, developing new skills, politics, playing sports, and having adventures; I'm interested in dating and/or finding a kind, loving, good, attractive mate; I'm Christian, but have not attended church in some while; I believe in our country and the American way of life and culture.
What I’m doing with my life
I have two boys finishing college. I'm committed to becoming as fit and healthy as possible; I work hard to be good at my job; I have very diverse interests, am very flexible and accommodating, and will do/try lots of things with a friend or partner, but I'm equally comfortable being a home body and staying in, depending on how the week plays out--did I write I LOVE to COOK? I'm eager to meet my soul mate. Where are you and what are you doing already? Geesh! I have a great career that I'm passionate about.
I’m really good at
I'm an honest, sincere, authentic person; I don't like a lot of conflict, and I don't tolerate playing games with people (unless it's a game that SUPPOSED to be played amongst people--then I'm in!).
I'm really good at:
my job, listening and giving council to those that seek it, cooking, racquetball, volleyball, working towards working out consistently, being a dad, procrastinating, being on time and responsible, understanding politics and world events, kissing.
The first things people usually notice about me
My size and weight -- struggling to become svelte.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Win Friends and Influence People; Space; The Hunt for Red October; Red Storm Rising; I, Robot Series; The Lord of the Rings trilogy; Best Laid Plans: The Inside Story of America's War Against Terrorism (this was about the Iran hostage crisis in the 1980's). Anything by Victor Davis Hanson.
Movies: Saving Private Ryan; Scent of a Woman; Crash; Close Encounters of the Third Kind; A Fish Named Wanda; Something About Mary; Old School; 40-year Old Virgin.
Music: Black Eyed Peas; Jars of Clay; DC Talk; Green Day; Billy Joel; Talking Heads; Red Hot Chili Peppers; Beastie Boys; Spin Doctors; Linkin Park; Bush; 80's, top 40/pop, Chicago; my boys playing sax.
Food: Mexican, Mexican, Mexican, and everything else (and anything cooked by me, my family or someone who loves or adores me)....
Six things I could never do without
an interesting, stimulating job
the love of my kids (they're grown)
some kind of critter at home--although I'm currently critter-less :(
time to reflect/relax
a fun ride
home, a refuge from a busy world
I spend a lot of time thinking about
making this point forward the best of my life
how my boys are doing in college
trying to lose weight
the future
meeting a good, fun girl
thinking of creative, novel, or inspirational things/ideas
On a typical Friday night I am
working late or relaxing from a hard fought but successful work week. Maybe you can help divert my attention.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I've found it hard to connect with folks in the D.C. area other than maybe at work.
You should message me if
You can message me for any reason -- no conditions.
The two of us