58Lexington, United States
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My self-summary
Simple man, with country sensibilities
What I’m doing with my life
Real estate investing; volunteer teacher of English and American culture to immigrants; observing and writing.
I’m really good at
listening, problem-solving, metaphor, inquiry
The first things people usually notice about me
Quiet calmness.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Films with sub-titles, science, history, economics, biography, psychology, philosophy, art.

Dickens, James, Austen, Wharton, Conrad, Millay, Epictetus, Aurelius, Emerson, Chuang tze, Wordsworth, etc.

PBS, NPR, BBC, This American Life, Masterpiece, Midwife, Wolf, Frontline, Nova, Nature, MI-5, Modern Family, 30 Rock; Funniest Videos, Sex and City, Curb Enthuisiasm, House of Cards (BBC), Moth, TED, Radio Lab, etc.

Brazilian, Broadway musicals, American song-book, classical, traditional Asian, smooth jazz, ethnic, etc.

Italian, Indian, Middle Eastern
Six things I could never do without
1. Knowing good people

2. Fitness and health

3. Insights from Eastern philosophies.

4. Helping others.

5. Potential

6. (Pending)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Life, relationships, evolution, human condition, real estate.
On a typical Friday night I am
Relaxing, watching news pundits for the week.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm small-talk challenged.
You should message me if
If there's some resonance from my profile. OKC doesn't tell me "likes", so please say hello.

And your take on the possibility and practicality of:
"Keep a green bough in your heart, the singing bird of love will come." (Chinese Proverb)
The two of us