I value my family and friends. I’m no adrenaline junkie. I don't own a TV, but I like film (especially foreign) and the performing and fine arts. Love good food and wine and will travel to get them. Essentially, I like anything which appeals to the senses. I read all kinds of books. I like hanging out with people who understand why these things are meaningful.
I cross-country ski. Used to do downhill--not anymore. I like hacking away at a tennis ball, would like to learn to golf some day. Not into organized sports! I’m happy hiking a trail where I live, but somewhere else would be better. I work out and run enough to stay slim and reasonably fit, and I plan to keep it that way. I've backpacked and bathed in lakes and streams, but I now realize I prefer luxury hotels.
I have no baggage. I'm emotionally stable. I don't take myself all that seriously and can take a joke. You don't have to spend every waking moment with me, but I'll be thrilled with the time we do spend together.
Who am I looking for? Ultimately, someone who wants something long-term. You're physically active because you know it's healthy, but you won't shrivel up and die if you miss a day in the gym. I appreciate intelligence and open-mindedness. If you can laugh at yourself and are a little crazy at times, all the better. You're aware and considerate of people and the world around you. Please be willing to try new things. Self-confidence is great, too, but not the loud, braying, uninformed kind. I'd be happy to make friends with your dog / cat / parrot!
I travel a fair bit, often internationally, and it would be great if you could join me. But I'm secure enough that you don't have to!