I enjoy working with my hands and create by knitting. I am an avid reader and especially enjoy mystery novels. I have read most of the books by James Patterson. I like going to movies. I enjoy playing euchre and board games. I exercise twice a week at the YMCA and have lost over 50 pounds. My goals and aspirations are to be honest, sincere, friendly, independent, and fun. I am intelligent and have a unique empathy for others. I went back to college 35 years after high school and received a Bachelor of Social Work degree. I attend church every week. I listen to a Christian radio station daily plus I also like 50's and 60's oldies but goodies music plus classical, and old hymns I have 31-1/2 years of sobriety and actively attend AA. On December 13, 2014, I will have 32 years of sobriety. I enjoy throwing parties for myself and my friends. I am an excellent vocalist and love to sing a joyful noise whenever I can. I recently sold my home and have moved into an apartment. "Happy is the home where the heart is." After several years of retirement, one of my goals is to go back to working with the elderly.