A little about me...
Love gardening and being outside. Enjoy reading, been in a book club for many years. Joined a second one about 5 years ago with friends who are interested in reading about diversity and justice issues. . Involved in some social justice activism. Retired elementary teacher.....tutored students for GED for many years. Work out in warm water pool 3-4 days a week, enjoy various activities in multicultural church. Like museums, particularly art and natural history. Value cultural diversity which for me is one of the joys of traveling. Have lived in several other cities, countries. Like to explore antique shops, book stores. Consider myself a life long learner...so will enjoy learning about your interests/hobbies. Designed and built a home the first couple of years was retired...very fun project! Left of center politically. Love humor and find it many places. Am quite playful.... and very tactile.
About the one I'm looking for...
An intelligent man who has a variety of his own interests, knows who he is, values family, balances his life well. Would enjoy sharing his interests with me and be open to mine. Would enjoy day trips, trying new restaurants, going to movies, having many good conversations, lots of affection and touch, and just hanging out. Someone who can take it and dish it out! Someone who is comfortable with intimacy at all levels. Emotional and intellectual compatibility are an important part of sensuality for me.
I'd just like to add...
I like alone time i.e for reading, writing, and would respect same for you. Nurturing spiritual life is important and it would be ideal if a partner valued this too (inclusiveness, ecumenical, work on own issues). Love music...chamber music, 60's, rock, blues, jazz, ethnic. Really love live music. Need egalitarian relationship....good listening, respecting, contributing what one does well. Since family is so important to me, it would be great to be able to share ours with each other. I have lived with MS for some years now. I'm way out in front of it emotionally, feeling strong and beautiful, exercising in warm water 8-10 hours a week, having great body work weekly, embracing life....but feel like I'm slowing down now! Which is fine with me....
Lastly, I gladly reply to those who write to me. Sending a flirt is just too easy and doesn't tell me a thing about you, so I probably won't respond. Also, in this same vein, if your profile has only a couple lines about you, or only one photo, how can I tell if I am attracted to or interested in you? I really enjoy listening to your 'voice' and seeing how you express yourself!
Q. Do you enjoy cooking?
A. I quite like cooking
Q. How patient do you consider yourself?
A. Very 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. Like it a lot
Q. How much do you enjoy going to live theatre?
A. Like it a lot
Q. How much do you like reading?
A. There's nothing better
My Top Interests:
Collect some, do some, appreciate all forms!
Nature and Outdoors
Totally restoring to be out in nature. Inspires arts...poetry....pottery....
Family and Friends
Largish family ....I'm enriched by all their uniqueness. They and friends are the connectedness I need to thrive.
Message Starter Ideas
This member would like to know one or more of the following about you:
Q. Do you like to read? What is your favorite book?
Q. Is family important to you? Describe your relationship with your family?
Q. Do you like the outdoors? What do you enjoy doing the most?
Q. Describe four of your main goals in life.