65Richmond, United States
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My self-summary
I am a healthy and active, semi-retired preschool teacher; once a chiropractor and philosophy instructor. I love to walk by the bay and elsewhere, read voraciously, sing and play guitar for my preschoolers, see good films, eat good food (mostly fresh vegetables and some chicken, tofu or fish) and drink good wine. I also spend time in my garden trying to keep the weeds under control. At night I settle down with my glass of wine and some popcorn (fiber is your friend) (or ice cream if I'm bad). I love PBS ,Charlie Rose, The Newshour, and especially the Masterpiece Mystery series. If I'm in the mood, I'll watch a DVD. Just saw "20th Century Women","Indignation", "Cafe Society" and "My Little Sister" and "The Last Waltz" (again), and binge-watched "The Affair". I love documentaries and indie and foreign films. That says it all! Oh, I almost forgot an important fact, I am an ex-New Yorker, left the big apple in the 80's. But CA is now my home. I visit LA regularly to visit with my grandchildren. Just a note, I do not see "Likes".
What I’m doing with my life
Mostly taking care of business and walking to keep healthy. Also I am always upgrading my home and garden, so that keeps me occupied and off the streets. Having mostly left preschool, I like to listen to live music and will hopefully return to playing the guitar, and have an adventure perhaps!
I’m really good at
Singing and moving around. I'm also quite an organized soul. I get it done!
The first things people usually notice about me
I like to laugh. As for looks, I guess my green eyes.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I love to read and always have at least one book by my bedside. I read so much I can't begin to pick a favorite. Finished "Born to Run" by Springsteen, " The Arrangement","If the Buddha Dated" and "Testimony" by Robbie Robertson. Recently finished "Wildflower", "Deal" by Bill Kreutzmann; also loved " A Broken Hallelujah" (about Leonard Cohen), finally finished "Where the Heart Beats" by Kay Larson and also "Outliars" by Malcom Gladwell. Loved "The Examined Life" and "My Age of Anxiety". I've finished "Daring, My Passages" by Gail Sheehy,"Life by Keith Richards", "Just Kids" by Patti Smith , and "M Train"and "No Simple Highway" about The Grateful Dead. Movies are difficult as well. Loved "The Danish Girl" and "Youth", Tim's Vermeer", "Birdman", "The Theory of Everything","Gone Girl" "Muscle Shoals", "Blue Jasmine", "Krishna Das, One Track Heart", 20 Feet From Stardom", "Bill Cunningham, New York". I also liked "Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune ", Searching for Sugarman" and "Monk With a Camera"(I like documentaries). I also really liked "Fair Game"," In A Better World" and "Tell No One", and "The Double Hour" . As for music: I like rock and roll (Lucinda Williams, Annie Lennox, Joni Mitchell, Springsteen, Townes Van Zandt, Dylan of course,) jazz (Miles,Charley Hunter, Mike Stern, Stan Getz, Herbie Hancock and Keith Jarrett) and sometimes classical (Bach and Chopin) , as well as singer songwriter stuff. Food: well I love good food, mostly healthy,lots of veggies and wine, Vietnamese, Japanese, Chinese and good American/Californian food.
Six things I could never do without
My car, my family, my food and wine, and music. I must add friends,DVDs, and books!!!! I must add my dog to the mix.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
What's next in life, keeping healthy, and finding a partner to share "the good, the bad and the ugly" with.
On a typical Friday night I am
I am either curled up on my sofa watching a BBC mystery or a DVD, going out to dinner, or going out to listen to music.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm not telling, so there!!!
You should message me if
You are interested in finding the real me in all this internet insanity and are truly interested in finding a relationship and connecting in real time.
The two of us