74, Churchville, NY
I believe in living in the present, remembering but not dwelling on the past, and looking forward to the future understanding that the only moment that we are sure of is the one we are living. I am generally a happy person and I love to entertain people with stories(many of them about my own foibles) and I like to make people laugh.
Family and friends are very important to me and I enjoy spending time with them. I enjoy many types of people and have often had wonderful conversations with people in airports, hospital lobbies,and social gatherings. I sometimes write short stories about these encounters.
I retired three times from teaching biology at a nearby community college, but I may return to do part time tutoring.
I lost my husband to cancer seven years ago and although my life is full I miss the companionship of an ongoing relationship. I enjoy people who have a good sense of humor, who are happy with themselves and do not have a temper, who know how to work hard, but can also relax when appropriate.
I love most kinds of music especially classical and Celtic, but not rap. I enjoy traveling-- from a few hours to long vacations. I have very much enjoyed several cross- country driving trips with some of my family, and numerous trips to Mexico and several to Great Britain. I love to read and enjoy nature and the outdoors,
I have done volunteer work at my church-- recently I taught children in our faith formation program and for several years I coordinated our church dessert both at a country fair. I was very active in many activities when I was younger but two severely arthritic knees and other life circumstances caused a sedentary life style for a number of years and resulted in me becoming" twice the woman" I once was. I have two new knees and I am starting exercising and other life style changes to become more fit.
I would enjoy the company of someone with similar interests, starting with coffee and conversation and seeing where things go from there.