I always find this part of the registration process the hardest. We all are so much more than we can possibly describe in this short profile. That being said...I'm a retired former teacher who is looking for friendship first, possibly leading to more in the future. I enjoy traveling and would very much like to meet someone who is physically free and financially secure enough to do the same. I'm very independent and am surrounded by many great, long time friends. If we both compliment each other in a positive way...that would make me happy. I'm very laid back and am not one to overly enjoy formal situations. I can clean up nicely for those that I can't avoid...but for the most part, you'll find me in a pair of jeans. An ideal date for me would be any that included interesting conversation and a mutual connection. It never matters to me where I am...but rather who I'm with. I would hope to meet a woman who at this stage of her life, is more interested in the quality of a relationship rather than the quantity of one. By that I mean I don't need to be with someone constantly...but rather only when we both want to be with each other.
I have been a fine arts photographer for over 40 years and am at my most peaceful with my cameras in hand and a beautiful natural scene in front of me. I photographed weddings for years as well as sporting events and portraits. I also taught photography through a local adult education program and always enjoy sharing what I've learned. I include some of my photos on my profile...because I think they say much more about who I am than I can with words alone.