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My self-summary
OKC told me I should put the body shot 1st - is that a subtle way of telling me I have a face for radio?

I've been on this site before. I drop in, get a little discouraged, drop out. So many fake profiles!

I've met some nice people here. I'd like to have that special chemistry with just one, though. Is that you? Alas, I may not be able to see if you "like" me, so you'll have to try your hand at a note if you think the answer might be yes. And empty profiles make me 🙁

I was raised to have integrity, to be honest, appreciative, and grateful - to treat people well, have fun, and to share my toys. I find I gravitate to those who have an equally unrealistic view of the world (so, no Republicans, please.)

Funny, smart, and informed is a favorite combination and good conversational skills are much appreciated. I believe wit > sarcasm.

Having seen parts of Africa, Asia, South America, Central America and Europe only makes me want more!

I'm into moderation in all things - including moderation.

I love french fries and foie gras - why choose? (I also like healthy food - I love it all!) Cooking brings me pleasure, though don't do it as often as I'd like. Maybe you can inspire me . . .

Though I've loved them, I have to admit a certain suspicion of those who don't drink coffee.

The young'uns seem to like me, but I'm looking for someone closer to my own age . . . (They also don't seem to read this far into my profile.) Men my age seem to be looking for young'uns. Ah, the irony!

I was raised Jewish "Lite" and identify more with the culture than the religion - a soulful pragmatist (Agnostic).

I can drive a standard.

Carl Kasell's voice is on my home answering machine.

Happily divorced - no kids

Truth in advertising: Please be honest in your profile and have a couple recent photos - and not just of your eye, or your headless, shirtless torso or your crotch (you know who you are), or hiding behind sunglasses - if you want to make contact. This is a visual medium. You've seen me. It's only fair... No photos, no dice.
Fortune favors the bold. And remember, the question is "what is your age," not "what do you wish were your age."

If you think there might be a connection, send me a note - If I feel the same I'll get back in touch and we can take it from there.

This is super funny:
I’m really good at
Scrabble. And I'm a black belt back-scratcher.

Knowing the difference between "they're," "their," and "there," as well as "your" and "you're."
The first things people usually notice about me
Well, there are two of them . . . They're pretty big . . . They're round . . . And they're real.

And they're blue.
My eyes. (what were you thinking?!?)
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Recent favorite books include:
All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr
The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson
The Patrick Melrose Novels, by Edward St. Aubyn
Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, by Michael Chabon
Disgrace, by J. M. Coetzee
Bird by Bird, by Anne Lamott
Salvage the Bones, by Jesmyn Ward
Not recent, but I loved A Prayer for Owen Meany, by John Irving

Too many to write but I'm in the process of compiling a comprehensive list of recommendations for friends who've asked. For now, you should know that Young Frankenstein and The Deer Hunter are both among the top 20.

So many sounds for so many moods. I am very susceptible to "ear worms" - once a song is in there, I find it nearly impossible to dislodge it.

By now, you know how I feel about food, don't you? I'm an omnivore from way back.
Six things I could never do without
something to look forward to
a sense of humor

not necessarily in that order
I spend a lot of time thinking about
If the personality evaluations and match algorithms here are in any way accurate. (Mine says at the top that I'm "More Submissive" and at the bottom "Less Romantic." It's true, I rarely make the first move, but I don't think those who know me would call me submissive. I can be lots of ways - among them very romantic, if inspired . . . References available upon request)

Why anyone chooses to WRITE IN ALL CAPS.
On a typical Friday night I am
. . . aren't you?
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I fibbed about one thing above - I said I love all food. I don't. I abhor cilantro with a white hot passion. There. I've said it.

(There is mounting evidence for a genetic cause to this aversion. I am not alone: check out the site http://www.ihatecilantro.com Incidentally, I don't generally direct rage at herbs.)
You should message me if
You are striving for some balance in yourself and your life. You don't write, "Ask me" for your profile bio.

Here is my wish list. You're:

Thoughtful, but not brooding.
Ambitious, but not a shark.
Sensitive, but not too soft.
Smart, but not arrogant.
Attractive, but not unreal.
A generous giver and a gracious receiver.
Fit, but not fanatical.
Interested in debate, but not argumentative.
Confident, but not overly competitive.
Oh, and a great kisser.

In short, I'm looking for a worthy opponent.
The two of us