I value my friends deeply and those I am closest to I have known for 20+ years. I love theater (mostly drama), the movies, dining out. A night on the town is as great as a barbecue followed by board games. I'm not much of a cook, but I'm a great sous chef and cleaner upper. I'm pretty good with the bbq and I'm not a bad baker.
My family: although I grew up just north of the city, most of my family lives on the west coast. I head out there frequently to visit and love nothing more than hanging out with my 8 year old niece.
I am smart, kind, and perceptive.
My books: mostly novels - with a particular passion for Ann Patchett and Jhumpa Lahiri.
I love going to the movies - especially the serious ones (A Separation was particularly compelling) and the sappy ones. I don't do terror/horror.
Music? I confess I'm a little stuck in the 70's (did I just write that?!?), but am educable.
Vacation/travel - i love the comfortable (p'town anyone?) and the challenging (loved cambodia)
Creating new adventures - even in places I know well
the meaning of life - what is important to me and how to make sure my actions are consistent with my values
making such i get time with my niece and my friends' kids