66Madison, United States
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My self-summary
I've made a living with my wits most of my life. I've been dropped into one of the world's biggest cities alone and survived, prospered and had a wonderful time. I like many kinds of folks and have had occasion to interact with a broad range, from Fortune 500 CEOs to assembly line and office workers. I often prefer the latter.

My politics are very liberal and I have periodically done work toward my ideas of fairness and justice. I mostly do consulting to make a living, although I am still admitted to the practice of law in Washington, D.C. too.

I have a variety of interests including science, the arts, and many kinds of music. I enjoy travel, especially out of the U.S., and find that the perspective of traveling and living outside the U.S. is an important part of keeping a broad view of humanity.

I am discerning, compassionate, humorous, and have a tender touch.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm currently involved in organized voter protection efforts, as I usually am this time of year. I'm ready to enjoy the change of seasons again being outside, trying to catch more movies and hearing some more live music.

I'm doing some personal geeky things like building a new computer, getting some of my meager art reframed and hung, and trying NOT to act my age.
I’m really good at
Learning new things, thinking "outside the box", absorbing art and music, understanding technology, enjoying diversity, being affectionate, maintaining a sense of wonder.
The first things people usually notice about me
I have been told my eyes are my "best feature":, ha.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Rules for Radicals, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Art of Racing in the Rain,Nina Simone, My Dinner with Andre, Thai food, Bee Season, Professor Longhair, Bound, curry, Blade Runner, The Ancestor's Tale, Z, Ethiopian food, Smoke Signals, Dr. Strangelove, cashews, Housekeeping, limeade, Wild Tchoupitoulas, The Station Agent, The Shock Doctrine, dill pickles, The Meters, Pink.
Six things I could never do without
Learning new things, intimacy, news, hope, friends and family, affection, my secret decoder ring.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Social justice, my work, my friends and family, the life of the mind.
On a typical Friday night I am
Typical, ha!
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Perhaps this quote, from a woman's point of view, helps describe the woman I am looking for:

"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."

Anais Nin
You should message me if
you are an intelligent, vibrant,and compassionate woman who is interested in exploring the future, especially if the previous quote speaks to you.
The two of us