66 Alexandria, United States
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My self-summary
Finally an empty nester, and ready to seek a loving relationship if it fits right.
Life is good. I just started a non profit dedicated to affordable housing.
What I’m doing with my life
I enjoy biking .dining out, hiking, photography and lately doing projects around the house. I like live music , visiting nearby wineries and hiking in the mountains. Those pictures of my pond in my backyard show the pond I built with the help of my son and a few friends. I'm enjoying painting my house fixing things and expanding my flower garden.I am social friendly outgoing but als lo enjoy time alone for reading quietness . I am actively involved in a creating a non profit focused on affordable housing.I have two grown children as well as a 16 year old. While we used to share custody he seems to be at my house more lately but he is leaving for prep school in two weeks . He is a hockey player, much to my concern. I am not into organized religion, but i do have a spiritual perspective and try to go to a wed night Buddhist style meditation in Bethesda from time to time. To me spirituality involves finding peace of mind , an attitude of gratitude for everything , feeling true compassion and developing an open heart.
I’m really good at
Communication and being intuitive. .i have the social warmth of an extrovert and the enjoyment not of solitude of an introvert.
Eating reasonably healthy, mostly veg and fish. My key to staying fit and thin is eating less. I find by doing that and exercising i can enjoy some ice cream and junk!
I am not judgmental about others eating habits, we all have our strengths and weaknesses. I certainly have no reason to be self righteous .
The first things people usually notice about me
My emotional warmth.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
I enjoy some tv like John Stewart, John Oliver, Criminal Minds(it's a bit violent but the acters and their character development and how the do profiling is interesting.Books. starting where you are, by chorus. . Anna karenina To kill a Mockingbird, stranger , A bend in the river by naipaul, brothers karamazov,
Dylan, Neil Young Steve Winwood from the old days, Coldplay Ray LaFontaine, Gillian Welch happy song, Bruno, current music scene is great also. Small jazz and Blues Venues etc
Npr, Huffington Post, New Yorker, New York Times. I often see Indie movies in Shirlington, and go to Busboy and Poets, Carlyle,or the Thai restaurant .
The six things I could never do without
Family, health, seeking grace and humility and compassion
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Being mindful of being in the present..staying focused on the balance of life, developing loving kind friendships and relationships.
Staying emotionally balanced through good times and bad
On a typical Friday night I am
At the gym or at home relaxing, or out with friends, movies, puttering around the house, garden or pond In my backyard
You should message me if
Are interested in my profile, interested in long a long term relationship . if you have a sweet side and do not have a history of being emotionally abusive