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My self-summary
Endlessly fascinated by good food and lively conversation...I love to be engaged in topics ranging from history to art, politics to philosophy, practical to the inane. Pretty verbal I'd have to say, but atuned to the unuttered conversations as well...

I love a man who inhabits his life well and freely shares his enthusiasms with others. A tactile man who loves to kiss (am I describing me or him? ideally both...)

What I’m doing with my life
At this point I'm interested in creating and maintaining balance: health, friends, learning languages, keeping up home and garden.
I’m really good at
In a crisis I get really calm and focused, but I mainly attempt to avoid drama in my life.
The first things people usually notice about me
Aging as gracefully as I can, I swim, work out, and do yoga regularly. Eye-excercises? you bet, but hey I don't have to wear glasses.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
"Best of Youth", "Little Children", "51 Birch Street", "Brokeback Mountain" (of course),"Volver", "A Fish called Wanda", "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown", "Children of Paradise","Woman in the Dunes","Mousetrap" come to mind...

more specifically favorite performances of favorite music: Liszt Petrarch Songs (Fischer-Dieskau), Kindertotenlieder (Christa Ludwig), Durufle Requiem (Robert Shaw, Kathleen Battle, Atlanta Symphony),
Zarzuelas (Monserrat Caballe)

I'd do "standing" to see a great opera performance more than once; love boite cabaret; seek out concerts by new classical singers.

Six things I could never do without
Farmers markets (odd, but I love 'em), singing and vocal music, quiet time alone, engaging intellectual challenges, contact with good friends...
I spend a lot of time thinking about
how I'd fix the world (if they'd let me...)
On a typical Friday night I am
giving or going to a dinner party; seeing a play, film or concert; having a good connection with a date (which of course I'm searching for)
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm surprised to realize I'm as old as I am, but I don't think I'd give up any of my past.
You should message me if
you're interested in: engaging conversation, meeting some of my interesting and talented friends, spending time with someone who enjoys receiving and giving good attention.
The two of us