edavide
56 Oakland, United States
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My self-summary
Well traveled; sensual, affectionate, monogamous (when committed); spiritual; meditation; regularly enjoy exercise, friends and adventure - both the dramatic AND the simple; determined to become as wise as possible; love to LAUGH and figure out fun/interesting things to do.

I am an adult that likes to have BIG fun. I have broad interests and love to indulge/surprise my partner. I like/am open to new experiences AND routines (exercise, favorite vacation spots, etc.)
What I’m doing with my life
Internet entrepreneur; executive; entertainment law; public service/policy; exercise; reducing stress; spending quality time with friends; philanthropy; always trying to grow...
I’m really good at
Helping to solve problems; calming down a stressful/negative situation (I don't panic)

Making you laugh (clever and silly humor)

Weekend getaways
The first things people usually notice about me
I look younger than I am; smart
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Food: Really good wine & organic/independent farm grown preferred; I am not a meat & potatoes guy; I am basically a pescaterian (fish/seafood) and a bit of a foodie...u can eat anything. I am not a missionary of any kind i.e. you do you ;)

Activities: Beach, mountains, sailing, flying, general exercise (heavy calisthenics/yoga); of course, occasional camping. I love outdoors ...and a dancefloor

Play/Theatre: My favorite acting art form but don't go enough. Did more when I lived in NYC.

Music: Live music of ALL kinds; I LOVE dancing to Deep House (but not techno), hip hop, reggae, African Beat, salsa (love the music/not great dancer), Chill/lounge, even including 80s new wave (from British to B-52s to Talking Heads etc...u get it); indie rock

Books: Usually for content not author; biographies; history; international intrigue; mysteries; social insight, current events

Movies: International intrigue/spy; Mysteries; Foreign; and yes, I will see big budget blockbusters (But not so often)

TV/Cable: The Wire, True Detective (Season One), Netflix House of Cards

Art: Contemporary/modern-paintings, sculpture, photography; also non-Western; I was on the board of an SF museum (amongst some other civic Boards)
The six things I could never do without
trust; deep friendship; respect; laughing (occasionally out-loud/belly laugh); passion for something; exercise; frankness; love; music (9)
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The planet as a whole; Travel. I have circled the globe 10x (extended: Tokyo, Singapore, London, India, Paris); and how to lead the life I want to...preferably with a partner ;)
On a typical Friday night I am
Often dinner (likely in SF or OAK or Marin) with friends then drinks/movie/comedy/dancing; or at home watching BBC, PBS (often Charlie Rose), TCM, MHz Foreign Mysteries Channel, Netflix
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I am a widower. My wife passed in 2003. Together 10 years. We did not have kids.

Anything else you'll have to ask me :)
You should message me if
You like someone that has friends/travels in different race/class/sexual orientation/generational/ethnic/religious circles and can be themselves throughout.

and...

You want to meet a guy who has done a bit, is very active, is NOT boring, is athletic, is not so judgmental when it comes to others, and likes fun/belly laughing!

Finally, I don't have kids and not sure that will happen for me in this life. I am 'Uncle David' to many. Your kids are welcome (looking forward to meeting them, LONG after we know about us)
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