... I prefer life sailing the uncharted seas ....deserving contact with the earth, impacted by weather & temperature, ....redirected by an odd or capricious notion or desire, regarding the nuances .... adopting the pace of nature.
.....Some of who I am comes from my experiences in traveling the world & observing what goes on around me. My creation of music & endeavoring to create honest communications, & honoring other's thought processes is important. Opening myself to the universe & the abundance, & my mantra.-."timing is everything" (timing = alignment)..has had enormous impact on my life. I've raised horses & other farm animals, been a ranch hand on Arabian Horse Ranch,... been involved with the technical & construction trades forever, a coffee roaster & service manager for an international coffee company ..US Navy (chasing subs), Ma Bell (maintaining electronic equipment), Timber Frame Construction/Design, Retail (selling building supplies), taught pre-school briefly, craftsman furniture, cabinetry and artwork related fabrication, design/fabricate high-tech, low impact alluvial gold mining equipment... taught many unskilled families the art of building their own homes., comfortable in the kitchen as well as the vegetable garden. I can fix/build anything. Born in Hawaii, lived on Guam, Pensacola, FL, Pacific Grove, CA , Boulder Creek, CA, Payson, UT, Kalispell, Montana... grew up in Monte Sereno, CA., traveled to Hawaii, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Jordan, Syria, Israel, Egypt, the Yucatan & western Canada.-Trekking the wilderness, kayaking, snorkeling. Relocated to Pleasanton, CA, after living in Kalispell, Montana for 30 years and Whidbey Is. WA. I'm continually dazzled by the beauty of it all .Goals learn to sail (boats), construct self-sustaining home/retreat on my sagebrush parcels outside of Elko, NV, acquire ocean cruiser type sailboat (head north and south), continue my music, art, writing and construction creations. Seek others with similar & not-so-similar passions. I support & honor my friends in the best of times & also when the going gets tough. I embrace change, expansion, personal growth.. I don't hide my emotions & listen to what is being said without interrupting. Words that describe me: Grateful Gentle Responsive Open Flexible Curious Investigative Fair Stalwart Wise Bold Loyal Forthright Creative TENACIOUS Discerning Workhorse Precise Authentic…. In'Lakesh
I road trip throughout the western states, WA-OR-CA-MT-ID-UT-AZ-NM-Neva-duh, ocean kayak, visit music festivals, visit loved ones and family. I read 3-5 books a week.... broad range of subjects. Enjoy historical, political, fiction and non. Stay current with the world happenings.
First date? Coffee/Tea/ Wine ...It's all good.
What makes me smile?
Discovering the new Spring wild flowers here on the high desert
A frisky horse ride
Observing and acknowledging my handy-work and technical skill
Recalling my journeys throughout Israel & Jordon
Pleasanton Farmers' Market - Los Gatos Café
preferably athletic, toned and/or slender
a honest friend, with an open heart, w/o judgment
seeking emotional & spiritual growth
accountable for herself - a sensible person
comfortable & honest with herself
eating more organic than not
willing to take risks
willing to actively "clean" her own garbage
willing to make agreements & change them if they don't work
willing to share & be shared with
creative, clever, compassionate & passionate
impressed by mother earth & father sky
Balancing the etherical with the physical ...everyday
People's superficial aspects don't interest me - the deeper ones do...
Love is when beneath the surface you see, in a flash, a whole person's depth ...
I have the rebellious resourcefulness to be a freedom fighter without hating anyone.
in a dream ....I was presented with the responsibility of nurturing and protecting a woman's heart and like a young child tenderly clutching a frightened bird in his hands, I stepped into the unknown ....