OH MY! I completed the Chemistry questionnaire, but several of the choices for answers were blocked by ads. I thought I'd be able to edit it, soon, but it's been a nightmare trying to do so. DISREGARD it - as it does not reflect me. I am so not the needy type that it projects...POF needs to delete it, A.S.A.P., but they're inundated with other emails, according to them.
I home school my 12 y.o. grandson, with an 8 mo old old grandson and barely 1 1/2y.o. grand daughter waiting in the wings, which keeps me very busy during the week, yet not like full speed ahead like life used to be when raising children as a single mother and working full-time AND home schooling, and going to school! Phew. My pondering brings me to realizing that I want to share myself and my life with a like-minded man, go on adventures if just for an hour, but better yet cross country during the summer, seeing the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, the battle grounds on the east coast, the White House (after Obama leaves, of course).
I am what - let's see - very easy to get along with, exceptionally honest, caring, helpful, independent. I'm devoted to God and my grandchildren and would love to be devoted to a wonderful, Christian man but no Bible Thumping/ers...no judges, no legalistic views.
Currently trying to sell my home so that I can buy some land and begin mini-farming! Can't wait, actually. Big problem though - I can't, nor do I want to go it alone. Been single (by choice) for several years and just want to start a new journey to take me through to the end. Hoping to find an honest, hard-working but gentle man to share my farming dream with and to grow old with.
I enjoy the great outdoors, but certainly don't get out as often as I'd like. Hike through the woods, taking the dogs to the lake, or my grandson up to the archery range at the park or the shooting range, beach combing, and I love camping but camping does not like my aching body in the morning! I dream about having a camper with real beds! Saving up for a bicycle, too. I also enjoy board games, but just discovered that my decades-old Scrabble game has gone missing... ggrrr...
Oh - I don't yell or throw things. Rather, I insist my home be a safe and peaceful haven for anyone who needs it and will respect it and those who live here. Disagreements must be handled with care, love and concern and of the utmost importance... with respect.
Let's chat, get to know each other a bit and see if meeting in person is a next, obvious step :)
First dates are tough! The anxiety as the day approaches, the wondering about him - is he safe, is he honest, does he have anger issues that I won't see until I care for him deeply, is he handsome in person, will there be chemistry, will I make a fool of myself?... Yet - to be surprised and to surprise myself with a wonderful time together with free-flowing conversation, ease in those silent moments, calmed nerves makes it all worthwhile.
That said, a stroll through the woods, or beach combing, or going to a relaxed event sounds great - or just meet for coffee or glass of wine. Low key, and no expectations so that we can both just relax and be our own real selves ;)