I am a native New Yorker, and grew up on Long Island, but have lived in the SF Bay Area since my senior year of high school. I like both coasts, very much! (of course, the weather here can't be beat.) I love that we are so close to Napa, Monterey, Tahoe and Yosemite. Alas, I'm not very good at sports, but I do stay fit and take yoga and pilates classes - and all the guys (sons) in my life are sports fans.
I'd really like to meet a man who is reasonably intelligent, easy going, funny, and kind.
To me, the perfect first date would take place at a coffee house. It's relaxing and offers and opportunity to chat and get to know your date. If things are going well, the time can be extended; and if it's clear you're not a match, you're not stuck for an agonizing amount of time.
My profile states that I'm only looking for someone with whom to hang out, but of course I'm open to dating and finding the right man that might lead to a long-term relationship. What attracts me most is intelligence and good sense of humor, and an interest in a wide variety of subjects. Physically, I am attracted to men who are fit and trim (i.e. no big bellies) and well groomed (i.e. practice good hygiene and have no beards or mustaches.)