Shawn Catherine , 51,
Female seeking Male,
More About MeQuirky, klutzy, uber-smart lady who values manners in all and chivalry in gentlemen.
Hobbies / Interests / ActivitiesVolunteer, Philanthrophy, Blogging, Writing, Hiking, Movies, Sports, Reading, Music
Political Affiliationfree thinker ... non-partisan
Who I Would Like to MeetA gentleman values (in me) and exhibits honor, integrity, openness, compassion, passion, a sense of adventure, child-like wonder, kindness, intelligence, and hope. The rest we can figure out along the way.
Favorite MusicVery Eclectic Taste
Favorite TV Showsvaries
Favorite MoviesThe Color Purple, Contact (movie, City of Angels, Cry, The Beloved Country, Gladiator, eclectic
Favorite BooksA Wrinkle in Time, Where the Wild Things Are, Harold and the Purple Crayon, The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, Shakespeare, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Robert Frost, William Faulkner, British Literature, American Literature, Edgar Allan Poe, Love to Read Just About Anything, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking, Strength Finder 2.0, Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer
Where You Were Raisedall over, primarily Texas and Virginia
Others Noticeeyes, skin, "warm glow"
Skills/Talents"I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious." ~ Albert Einstein
Favorite FoodSushi, Mediterranean, All Types of Ethnic, Great Italian, Anything Green
Favorite PlacesWashington, DC; Portland, OR; all of Oregon; Mexico; Taberna del Alabadero; Sea Catch; Andina; all sorts of museums and art galleries; Kennedy Center; Warner Theater; etc.
Subjects You Think AboutWhatever's on my mind on any given day ... It's a constant stream. :)
Friday or Saturday Nights IBeing my atypical self.
Life Goalsto help others help themselves and live a life of service in everything I do
SecretI always wear blue toenail polish. :)