The one thing I am passionate about...
Art - I do pottery, glasswork, and gardening. Also write haiku poetry and other stuff.People - I practice being compassionate, humble and non-judgemental towards everyone I meet, no always successfully, though.Discussing anything over a glass of wine or beer. I'm also passionate about the news. I want to stay up to date on current events and politics, both international and national.Sports - I'm passionate about my favorite sports teams, Cowboys/Mavs. I read the sports page every day. I'm also passionate about the news. I want to stay up to date on current events and politics.
I typically spend my leisure time
Reading, snuggling, having deep conversations and doing my art, brewing beer and meditation. Listening to music.
The most influential person in my life has been
A strong woman who is also sweet, kind and gentle, who knows how to love without conditions. Able to express themselves emotionally and intellectually, & is creative or at least enjoys art.
The first thing people notice about me
I'm not sure... maybe my penetrating eyes & how they express how my emotions.
The last book I read and enjoyed
I read mostly Buddhist magazines, and I wish I had more time to read the stack of fiction I've got piled up. Fav. authors - Anything by Somerset Maughm (esp. Razor's Edge & short stories), Isak Dinesen, Hemingway (esp. Old Man & the Sea), Jack London (esp. White Fang), Wodehouse (Everything!), Akutagawa & Tanizaki (Japanese).
The three things which I am most thankful for
- Family, friends and Life.
- The beauty in art, to see things in emotional terms.
- For everyday and everything while being mindful & not taking it for granted.
The one thing I wish MORE people would notice about me
I wish women could see how sweet, kind, loving and passionate I am simply and without artifice.
Friends Describe me as
Caring, Creative, Passionate, Sweet
A little more about me
I've lived half my adult life outside the USA teaching English as a Second Language and currently in Dallas for my daughter. I've lived in Japan, Turkey, Holland & Germany, and traveled all over western Europe. I love to travel and can't live w/o friends from all sorts of cultures.