I'm warm and down to earth, often serious, (but don't take myself too seriously), love to laugh, and have a strong playful side. My friends tell me I'm a great listener. I have an easy going personality and can be a bit of an imp, given the right circumstances (think hot summer day...supersoaker...).
I love to be in nature, especially the mountains since I'm from Alaska. I love to hike, explore, and go on road trips. I also love to be on the water, perhaps kayaking on a meandering stream.
I love simple pleasures like cooking a meal together, cuddling up to watch a movie, or playing a few games of Scrabble.
I'm creative -- currently studying watercolor painting. I've also done some writing, and have been published a few times. I make jewelry, mosaics on occasion, and enjoy feathering my nest. I love doing projects around the home, and would participate enthusiastically in yours, given the opportunity (no heavy lifting, please).
Animals are near and dear to my heart. My companion of 18 years is my personable, once feral cat, who I rescued along with her sibs. Although I don't have a dog now, I love all dogs (as long as they're friendly).
I love kids, and would welcome being having children in my life in the right circumstances.
I have a Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition, and studied counseling psychology in grad school. I'm no longer working due to challenging health, but I have plenty of interests to keep me busy.
Relationship-wise I'm looking for a kind and thoughtful man, to get to know, and ultimately develop a partnership that's heartfelt, affectionate, and fun. I want to share my heart with the right person; I want to
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