While I find this way of "meeting" challenging, I remain hopeful that it may be worthwhile, and am keeping a sense of humor, albeit at times a cynical one ;)
Although I grew up In Colorado, and spend a lot of time there, I prefer warm weather year-round. My daughter, her husband and their son are in Santa Barbara, so I've relocated and SB is home now.
My favorite times are spent listening to music: folk, rock and roll, classical, and opera. I thrive on traveling, reading, dancing, gardening, snorkeling, swimming, sea kayaking, cycling on the flat. I often attend and support the arts: theater, concerts, movies, museums, galleries.
Professionally, I am a retired Occupational Therapist who worked in rehabilitation, and am now an occasional free-lance writer; I have written two books. I also recently worked part-time in a Newport Beach art gallery. Recently, I have been caring for my toddler grandson pat-time.
I am politically liberal, was raised Jewish, but am not a practitioner of organized religion. I respect anyone else's choices and ask the same.
Marc Cohn's song, "True Companion," resonates with me. I was married for thirty years, so don't take romantic relationships lightly. I am comfortable being single and enjoy my freedom, but am open to a new, wonderful companionship. I know there are some great guys out there, and I am patient enough to wait to meet mine. No casual hook-ups please. For my part, I only play games sanctioned by Parker Bros. My ideal guy is within my age range, demonstrative, humorous, intelligent, well-read, generous, romantic. I am looking for someone who is emotionally brave and optimistic about us.
In my perfect scenario, we will: have adventures, travel some, socialize with family and friends, take time for just us. I would love to retire this profile!
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