BEEN LUCKIER THAN MOST.........................
I've had wonderful and very very long relationships in the past. It would be so nice to find another, maybe permanent. Looking for someone who is simply kind, an equal partner, someone savvy, and above all, with a balance of gravitas and humor (the ability to see the ironic or downright silly around us--and ability to find the occasional silliness being "us," ).
Me... a writer/author---had a couple of books published. I am lucky to be paid for having an off-the-centerline sense-of-humor. Radio commentator-pundit--- spent a bunch of years in radio and TV (had some national visibility and still do radio on a frequent basis). Own a communications consulting firm and get to travel hither and yon occasionally.
A LEISURELY WALKING-TOUR OF MY BRAIN AND ITS ASSOCIATED NEURONS.........................................................
My brain (supported by its associated synapses) is more creative than quantitative, so ask me to write you some prose, build a piece of furniture, or paint something in oils, but not to help you with your taxes or explain something about quantum physics. I cook better than most. I taught myself to play piano (not well) and I am currently learning to play the upright bass, which is three inches taller than I am, and the ukulele, which I tower over.
I'm driven by an insatiable quest to observe and unearth the quirks, ironies, and silliness around us, those things that make us a more interesting species than, say, Capuchin monkeys. I relish celebrating the more heartfelt kindness & support we can offer. Looking to share that playfulness, curiosity and sense of wonder.
THE EXTERNAL VIEW............................................
I claim a sleek corpus, in better shape for my age than most, have the blood pressure & cholesterol of a 30 year old. I ooze boyish cuteness that I'll nurture until I transform into a cute-old-man-years-from-now.
Inside, an analytical persona that all loves to whoop it up in moments of childishness & abject immaturity; an overachieving workaholic who's also a bit lazy; a private person who enjoys immensely the public side of his career; comfortable in solitude, but wanting to be with someone who continues to fascinate & inspire. Eclectic interests, creative, liberal. Plays piano and now the ukulele, learning upright bass, paints, and builds-stuff-for-my-house. Adventuresome in food, new pursuits, and emotion. Willing to be passionate about the things that interest you. Chances are, I'm younger than you, even if I am not.
Looking for someone kind, an equal partner, savvy, and above all, with a balance of gravitas & flukiness, and knowing when to be each. I'm certainly attracted to physical attributes, but unless there's communication, wit, compassion, and kindness oozing, then all the beauty and cutes turn quite ugly in my eyes.
You appreciate creativity, communication, independence, & love what you do. More important than identical hobbies/interests is sharing values, including kindness, support, sensitivity, integrity. Your political bent sways decidedly to the left. You have youthful ebullience no matter your age.
LOOKING FOR A REASON TO NEVER COME BACK TO THIS SITE
Had some extraordinary long term relationships. Want one more. If anything about my persona piques interest, pass along a hello. it couldn't hurt to talk.
On the inner-journey front... learning more about me so I can be just a little better making others happy.
Looking to quench curiosity and leave people I meet a little better when we first met. I aspire to mensch-dom.
MOVIES. Citizen Kane (I have seen it more than Orson Welles did). Brazil. The Usual Suspects (Is there any better cinema name than Keyser Soze?), Dr. Strangelove, The King's Speech, McCabe and Mrs. Miller. (Wait, there are too many great films to name here). A fan of Deadwood, Boardwalk Empire.
FOOD. Anything ethnic. Asian fare. Vietnamese summer rolls (with peanut sauce). Fresh pasta (which I make). Sushi (which I make). A really fine pesto.
Have a sense of humor and value integrity and kindness.
Also, if you think that friendship is the core of all, whether something remains a friendship or morphs into something more. In point of fact, I ultimately want to be involve with my best friend.
. BY THE WAY... YOU CAN, IN FACT, MEET ME WITHOUT ME EVEN KNOWING
If you want more info on me...or want to meet me without actually meeting me, you can visit one of my websites, with a smattering of my writing and video clips from radio appearances
If you want to check out my persona and how my face works when it talking.... YOUTUBE knows....
Uke Could Do Worse Part 1
Uke Could Do Worse Part 2
The Zen of Sock Puppets
A Really Bad Coffee Date
Finally. Integrity for me is the life driving value, which is why I loudly proclaim in this moment of disclosure that, in my hope not to get cut off in the search algorithm, I have kept my age listed as 59, and not over the sixty threshold that is correct, but sounds so terrible. I am trying to fool the search algorithm, not you. So I hope that you, as I do, judge things like age based on looks, health, activity, spirit, which might convinced you I am much younger than 59, since after a point, these things are what define real age. But after looking at my pics, my viscera, and all all else that is me, if you place you choice solely in the number, I understand and think that your click-delete is OK.