peterood
71 Murfreesboro, United States
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My self-summary
I'm a science / history enthusiast / retired academic
if you're a Trumpian or just can't get excited about Global warming, evolution, human psychology perhaps I shouldn't torture you
more fun to be sympatico on big picture
I love to entertain, play and kibbitz around bonfires
love a cohost
play everything from ultimate frisbee to croquet, bocce, golf, skiing, trivial pursuit
I'm a serious gardener - arugula, brussel sprouts, greens, snow peas this time of year
come spring I'll have asparagus to browse on
had a great year for peppers tomatoes
Life is nice but love a long-term love
or at least more friends who like hugs and love to travel
Martinique in Jan
dance a pretty good soupy shuffle (remember Soupy Sales?)
I'm a disciple of Ben Franklin "beer is proof God loves us & wants us happy"
local friends great brewers - have keggerator to attract playmates
read a lot - llove Jared Diamond / other long term thinkers
let's wander somewhere pretty or have coffee
drop a note if I sound amusing
What I’m doing with my life
reading,
organizing & playing Ultimate frisbee a few times a week
traveling
looking for a travel partner
gardening & starting lots of plants & giving away produce to friends & neighbors
I’m really good at
seeing the humor in things
being idiot-savant-ish
The first things people usually notice about me
often say I look like Robin Williams - & I laugh a lot
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Joyce's Ulysses, Guns Germs & steel, 1491, 1493, Spirit Level
I read lots online - economics & politics, Krugman
love poetry - Yeats, Stevens, Dickinson,
Colbert, Breaking Bad, I Claudius (an oldie), Brideshead Revisited
Neil Young, Stones, Randy Newman, Kinks, Talking heads
I'm an omnivore but lots of garden fresh veggies lately
The six things I could never do without
friends to play with (ultimate frisbee lately) & talk with after
My greenhouse & raised-bed garden
travel
daydreams of romance
pleasant memories
laughs
I spend a lot of time thinking about
history of macro-economic policy
women - especially athletic or energetic looking
On a typical Friday night I am
going to local music event or watching Bill Moyers on NPT
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I used to love the Waltons & get sentimental watching AT&T commercials
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