First off: please don't bother me with "meet me" requests and think you're going to get a response. Make the effort to send a real message, no matter how small it is! Same goes for pictureless profiles, I won't respond.
About me: I grew up in NYC and moved up here from LA seeking a better quality of life. I've lived up and down the entire coast as well as Oregon, Costa Rica & Hawaii. I have an awesome black lab and we do a lot together. Have a few good friends in Santa Cruz and would like to make more.
I love the water and would be in the ocean all day if I could. I'm very focused on eating healthy and staying fit, and do Pilates every day. Other interests include craft beer, wine, indie music & film, traveling, comedy, cooking, dining out.
I'd like to meet someone FUNNY, polite, respectful, physically fit, open-minded, trustworthy, witty, well-informed, financially & emotionally stable, confident, and at least as tall or taller than me...I'm 5'7.
Please be able to laugh at yourself and make me laugh...humor is super important to me. Have you watched Amy Schumer? Or Ja'mie Private School Girl on HBO? If so we're off to a good start.
Also please have a car, a job, your own place, and live somewhat close by...I'm not keen on driving over the hill or to places like Gilroy.
NO THANK YOU to: closet rednecks, cheapskates, little yappy dogs (I want to strangle them), gun-toters, dirty old men, casual sex seekers, hot-heads, homophobes, tobacco smokers, "Affliction" wearers, or those sporting ridiculous SOUL PATCHES / aka "Flavor Savers" (GROSS!) or any other questionable facial hair designs.
I'm up for casual spontaneous outings...happy hour, dinner, brunch, wine tasting, comedy, walk with my dog. Just no "Starbucks" dates please.