I am an active, caring, funny, educated, social and romantic man who is looking for a woman who embraces life, is emotionally stable, has a great sense of humor, and is over any past relationships. I think trust is the foundation of any relationship. Without trust you can’t really have a relationship. My parents were not just husband and wife, they were best friends as well, and I want that in my life.
I love the sun and being outdoors. I enjoy bicycling, water skiing, fishing, and just plain being outside, no matter what I am doing. I like trying new restaurants and like almost all kinds of food and a good beer, but most importantly great company. I became an empty nester in August and am now looking for a partner in crime.
I like to write and could write a book about me and who I am looking for, but I don’t want this to become War & Peace. I can share more later if you like. In the meantime I’ll try to be brief.
My profile is what it is; honest and current although I need more photos. I have had full custody of my 3 children since they were 2, 3, and 5 and raised them myself. I was in many ways a male version of a soccer mom. I used to drive a minivan. Now I drive a VW convertible and an SUV, and now that the kids have grown up it is time to focus on myself. I often miss the practicality of the minivan. I have no flashy sports cars or motorcycles so if you are looking for all that you are looking at the wrong profile. Not that I don’t like those things, in fact I love them, I just don’t have them now. They may be in my future is the mood strikes me. I also avoided the pictures of me holding dead animals. And the bare-chested speedo shot. I suppose I could supply one if necessary. Sans the Speedo though. I only have traditional swim trunks.
I do not have a cookie cutter image of what I am looking for in a woman. I will know when I find her. We are probably no compatible if:
1. YOUR PROFILE IS ALL IN CAPS and contains noomeruss speeling errers.
2. You have 20 pictures and 19 of them are from your vacations and you are not in them. If we ever meet and hit it off I would LOVE to look at your vacation pictures, but right now I am interested in learning about you, not a beachcomber visited last year.
3. Your only pictures are from the neck up. Come on, if we eventually meet (isn't that the goal?) unless you're wearing a box with a hole cut in the top, I will see you.
4. You have more than 3 cats.
My ideal woman would iron my shirts in 1 minute flat, get me a beer the first time I asked and be able to start a lawnmower on the first pull. Just kidding!
I don't watch a lot of TV but when I do it is usually the news or sports. I typically don’t catch onto the newest great shows until long after everyone else is into them, possibly because I am usually doing other things during prime time, so I catch the reruns when it is more convenient. Examples are "The Office" reruns, & "Tosh.0". If you have ever watched those last 2 shows and don't laugh we probably won't hit it off.
If you read this far, bless you. If my outlook and humor have not turned you off I would love to hear from you.
Finally, I want to point out that while looks are important to me, and are certainly something, looks aren’t the only thing. I do care about looks, but they have been rearranged on my priority list. The rest of your life is a long time. Looks fade, and when they do you better be with someone who you can talk to & carry on a conversation with. I also think personality plays a huge role in attractiveness. I have met very attractive women that I could not stand to be around because of their personality or intelligence. If you don’t have some redeeming qualities past looks, I won't find you attractive.
Conversation Starters (i.e. what you'd like to do on a first date...)
A drink somewhere that has atmosphere, where we can talk. I am wide open for possibilities. I think if we chat we can probably figure out something we both would like. Not a movie. That is a 2nd or 3rd date activity, not a first date. Eating out on a first date is also probably not a great idea either; It’s hard to talk and get to know someone when your mouth is full.