I have been a serious starving artist for 30 plus years. It is me. It is my life. I am extremely eclectic. Can't be put in a box. If someone can not relate to my art, and writing, they cannot relate to me and I have no interest in niceties and small talk just to be polite. I need someone to get me out of the hermitage a few times a week, for sunshine and interesting conversation. I am politically progressive and wondering where all the bumper stickers went.****a-doodle-doos and those whose main concern is strutting their stuff and proving their equipment still works need not apply, because to me that is of the least importance in a relationship.
Hang out somewhere nice and comfortable, more natural, or eclectic, not institutional.