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My self-summary
We sail through endless skies
Stars shine like eyes
The black night sighs
The moon in silver trees
Falls down in tears
Light of the night
The earth, a purple blaze
Of sapphire haze
In orbit always

While down below the trees
Bathed in cool breeze
Silver starlight breaks down from night
And so we pass on by the crimson eye
Of great god mars
As we travel the universe...
What I’m doing with my life
I'm digging for fire...

Trying to be the best person I can possibly be.

Being grateful.

Being a dad to two wonderful kids, (18 & 13), who are with me 50% of the time, and an adult daughter, (26).

Weighing and wrapping up meat, cooking, housekeeping/maintenance, cat sitting, swimming, playing wallyball, remodeling/home improvement side jobs, playing music, gardening, and eating ice cream.

If you're looking for someone to go para-sailing with, in Costa Rica, I'm probably not your man, at least for the time being, as my schedule wouldn't allow it. But a weekend getaway would be a welcome break!
I’m really good at
Cooking, taking care of the people I love.

Playin' it by ear.
The first things people usually notice about me
My green teeth?

Seriously, I don't know, I'm a bit humble.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Music - Neil Young, Wilco, Bob Dylan, Paul Westerberg/The Replacements, Tom Waits, Gillian Welch, The Stones, Sebadoh/Lou Barlow, Cracker/Camper Van Beethoven, Camera Obscura, Uncle Tupelo, Tegan & Sara, the go! team, Frank Black/Pixies, Vince Guaraldi, Howlin' Wolf, Kate Bush, The Cars, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, U2, Whiskeytown, The Avett Bros., First Aid Kit, The Carpenters, Sade, Blonde Redhead, Anita O'Day, the list goes on. And 70's pop always brings back sweet childhood memories.

Food -I am a bit of a foodie, love all kinds, except processed. I make a point to avoid chain restaurants and purchasing factory-farmed meat. I grow vegetables and herbs, and can tomatoes - with fresh basil, of course. Places I like to eat - Brasa, Hell's Kitchen (breakfast), Gorkha Palace, Gandi Mahal, Joan's In The Park, The Bulldog NE (brunch), El Taco Riendo, Quang, Pho Tan Phat, to name a few, and there are so many more that I want to try.

Movies - Dead Man, The Shop on Main Street, The Virgin Spring, (Anything by Ingmar Bergman), Raising Arizona, The Princess Bride, Deliverance, Cool Hand Luke, Pan's Labyrinth, Dumb and Dumber, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Both versions, the trilogy), Planes Trains and Automobiles, Life is Beautiful, The Jerk, The Pianist, The Babadook

TV - Modern Family, Seinfeld, Austin City Limits, Jacques Pepin, Julia Child, Rick Bayless, Martin Yan, America's Test Kitchen, The Walking Dead

Radio - (yes, I still listen to the radio) During the week my kitchen is filled with tunes from Jazz 88.5, and on the weekends NPR/MPR programs - American Routes, A Prairie Home Companion, Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, This American Life, Radiolab, The Moth, Car Talk, Bluegrass Saturday Morning

Books - Waging Heavy Peace (Neil Young), Life (Keith Richards), The Replacements - an Oral History, Don Quixote, The Odyssey, Wuthering Heights

Oh, and I like to do the NYT Crossword Puzzles.
Six things I could never do without
My loved ones
Stove/ grill
C-O-F-F-E-E, with lots of cream!
I spend a lot of time thinking about
What to make for dinner, and do I need bacon?

My kids, when they're not with me.

Music, it's always going through my head.

Bettering myself.

How I'd really like to find love, and leave this on-line dating behind.
On a typical Friday night I am
With my kids, playin' rock-n-roll, or at my window, sad and lonely.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm a lesbian trapped in a man's body, sans the anger. (I do, in fact, drive a Subaru.)

Sometimes I get the menstrual cramps, real hard.

I amuse myself.


I'm a little disappointed that there are many who don't comprehend this question, (the keyword is "willing"). "You'll have to get to know me..." seems to be the popular answer. Why would you pass on the chance to share something amusing, or interesting about yourself?
You should message me if
Fate should have it.

You're considerate, not narcissistic, nor materialistic, and would actually like to meet a nice, considerate man.

The power of Christ compels you! (Well, maybe not)

You're hungry.

You're going to be late.

You just met me, and this is crazy.

You're down to earth, and don't have an overblown sense of entitlement.

Like me, you are looking for someone with whom you share a passionate mutual attraction, combined with a fondness of each others company, with an easy rapport.
The two of us