A little about me...
I'm an old-fashioned country boy at heart. I'm a church-going, flag-saluting, SUV-driving guy. I love animals and find they are typically better companions than people, but also, I'm a red-meat-eater and very comfortable with that. I lean to the left on some political issues, but to the right on others. I'm fairly pro-gun - many people I know are responsible hunters. Also, I don't like the fanaticism the whole "green" movement has turned into - I have acres and acres of trees and they are growing faster than I can cut them. I believe in working for a living for as long as you can and not living off the backs of others. I grew up on a farm so I'm not afraid to get my hands dirty. Family is very important to me - I've always been accepted by my family and it's important that they remain part of my life. I love northern New England and live a life that's far removed from the urban world in which most gay men reside. I like all seasons and don't mind long cold winters.
About the one I'm looking for...
Sincere and intelligent guys who are integrated into mainstream society. Guys who enjoy being around kids and families and old people and animals of all kinds. Guys who at least take care of themselves - who maintain reasonable weight and don't abuse their bodies with too much alcohol or other addictions. I have no problem with cigarette smokers who keep it outside, and I have to admit a certain weakness for guys who smoke cigars. Pipe smoking is ok too. And good-looking never hurt anybody.
I'd just like to add...
I should mention I love cars - especially classic cars from the late 50's through the early 70's, but I like cars and trucks in general. Growing up in the country, a car means freedom, and I've never outgrown that feeling. I like taking day-trips around New England but I'll even drive as far as Florida instead of flying or taking the train. I'm not a good match for members of the growing anti-car movement. I like walking too, but I start getting restless if I haven't been on the road for a couple of days. Of course I like music and movies - who doesn't? - but I also like watching TV, and I'm a traditional TV-watcher - I like to watch broadcast news, both local and national, and I usually have a handful of shows I'm following - Modern Family, Mad Men, The Exes, Hot in Cleveland, etc.
Q. Do you enjoy cooking?
A. I cook rather than starve
Q. How patient do you consider yourself?
A. Extremely patient
Q. Are you romantic?
A. Very romantic
Q. How punctual are you typically?
A. Sometimes late
Q. Do you enjoy going to the movies?
A. Enjoy it
Q. How much do you enjoy going to live theatre?
A. Just OK
Q. How much do you like reading?
A. I enjoy it
My Top Interests:
Religion and Spirituality
I believe in a higher power and enjoy participating in a liberal Christian denomination (United Church of Christ). I don't presume that others have the same beliefs, but I expect people in my life to respect mine.
News and Politics
I enjoy following news and politics at all levels - local, regional, national, and global. I guess I expect that the people I have chosen to be important in my life will share this interest, or will at least be marginally aware of what's going on around them.
I follow the New England sports teams and enjoy watching games on TV. I wish I knew more gay guys who also like sports.
Message Starter Ideas
This member would like to know one or more of the following about you:
Q. Do you like to stay in shape? If so how important is it to you?
Q. What is your all time favorite movie? and why?
Q. Is family important to you? Describe your relationship with your family?
Q. Describe four of your main goals in life.