A little about me...
I am gone from 10 August for a few weeks. Travelling. Fishing. Visiting.
I am 6', 220, trying to make 210 again -work out at the gym 4-5 times per week. I can no longer run due to aging, but am pretty active otherwise. I am a grandfather 4X over, and they and Mom reside in TX. I reside in Goodyear.
I travel quite a bit and enjoy outdoor activities, reading, classical and most other American music (not rap), quiet nights, being out and about, and history.
I DO NOT like "catfishers" - those terrible people who get dating services on line and present themselves as something or someone they are not. And I am through being nice to them when they show up. Enough said.
And so long as I am culling people out - you good liberal ladies out there would not appreciate me at all after a while, do us both a favor and do not consider dating me.
I value integrity (mine and yours), truthfulness, trust, and intelligence (regardless of educational accomplishments).
I do not mind a moderate drive to find and court the right woman, so if that is not a problem for you it will not be for me.
I like getting away, whether for a few days or a month, and that is the primary reason that I do not have a pet. I don't dislike them, and prefer dogs.
About the one I'm looking for...
Truth, justice and the American Way. Well, really, truthfulness, a sense of fairness, and Patriotism are pretty close. Intelligence, generally knowledgeable (informed) trust, loyalty, fidelity, and a sense of humor. A woman who shows affection.
For a woman in my life?
Charming and funny in her own manner. Comfortable in intimate situations with her man. A woman who wants to spend time with her chosen significant other.
What do I NOT want? No controlling and jealousy woman is desired, nor would I act in such a manner. I DO NOT want cheaters, liars (see above statement about catfish), women who require more than one man in their life, women who are close to family that is involved in gangs or criminal elements.
No druggies. No addicts, to alcohol or other substance. I don't drink much any longer, but don't mind a social drinking woman, just one who is no addict. No Female criminals.
I'd just like to add...
Are you adventurous? I am contemplating a very long driving trip to Alaska next year - possibly 3months. I go on overseas catamaran trips, fly or drive about the US, would like a European River Cruise, to return to South America and Europe, to just go have fun. I like fishing and being in the mountains, woods, the beach, just the out of doors. I like day or a couple of day trips. And I am tired of being alone. So if you fit the bill give me a holler when I return about the end of August, or before if you wish, but I'll be in Florida and/or Texas and may not answer right away.
Q. Do you enjoy cooking?
A. I quite like cooking
Q. How patient do you consider yourself?
A. Quite patient
Q. Are you romantic?
A. Quite romantic
Q. How punctual are you typically?
A. Always on time
Q. Do you enjoy going to the movies?
A. Enjoy it
Q. How much do you enjoy going to live theatre?
A. Enjoy it
Q. How much do you like reading?
A. I love it
My Top Interests:
I like almost any type of travel with the exception of organized tours.
I travel domestically and overseas, by air, water or land. Catamarans are my favorite method for overseas vacations. Bareboat catamaraning is so different than any other mode of transport. Helping crew for my captain brother in law with 6-12 friends and family on board is satisfying as well. I am open to other methods of travel as well.
When I am not traveling I generally go to the gym for a few hours each day. I am in better shape than I have been in for a long time and intend to improve on that, if for no other reason than it allows me to pursue more activities when I do travel.
I believe that a rigorous workout relaxes me and makes the day so much more pleasant. It just makes me feel better. Of course, diet goes hand in hand with the exercise, though I am not a purist about it.
Nature and Outdoors
Growing up in the city I saw little of the outdoor life. Navy and Army service introduced me to the outdoors. I have hiked in mountains a week at a time and now sail catamarans for up to a month. I no longer hunt, but still fish (Galveston salt water, Alaska salmon, and Colorado trout). I love the mountains, the stars (Southern Cross, too!), animals and the bodies of water.
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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. Do you like to read? What is your favorite book?
Q. Do you like the outdoors? What do you enjoy doing the most?
Q. Do you like to travel? If you could go anywhere where would you?