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ben4529

40 year old man | Costa Mesa, CA, USA | Seeking women 28-35 within 20 miles

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Relationship:
Never Married
Have kids:
No
Wants kids:
Someday
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Body type:
Athletic and toned
Height:
6'0" (182cms)
Faith:
Agnostic
Smoke:
I'll tell you later
Drink:
Moderately
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In his own words

I think the immediate impression I give off to most is that of a yuppie and that's partly true: well-mannered, educated, friendly, athletic, etc. What's not immediately apparent is that my interests, passions diverge from the typical... I'm passionate about art, culture, politics and urban planning/design though I like to think i'm never heavy-handed in my opinions. I think most of my friends believe I'm the funniest in those small circles. Over the last year or so, I've been on a big athletic kick, warming up w a sprint triathlon and a 2 mile (manhattan beach) pier to pier ocean swim and culminating w an olympic triathlon this summer. I hope to do another race of some sort soon. It's def a high to feel physically fantastic and increased energy/confidence and hope that I continue with it. For me, a major part of what gives me purpose in life is work. I think work is the single biggest opportunity to making a meaningful contribution to society. Finding a field that addressed creative, social and environmental concerns while affording a comfortable lifestyle is a tall order. With a lot of blood, sweat and tears I found that in city planning and the development of sustainable communities. I've been in this same field for 10 years and remain passionate despite all of the political battles. I'm beyond the years of "finding myself" and direction and am very glad for it. As a baseline, my perfect date would identify with a lot of what I've just said. If you're fun-loving and passionate about culture, etc. that's awesome. But pretty please, be physically fit and into the outdoors too and we may just hit it off.

His interests

Coffee and conversation , Dining out , Movies/Videos , Museums and art , Music and concerts

Sports & exercise

Basketball, Running, Skiing, Soccer, Swimming, Walking / Hiking, Weights / Machines


I exercise 5 or more times per week.


Sign

Aquarius

Pets

I like Dogs

We had a brittany spaniel growing up and he was the best. I love dogs but an apartment and full time work is just not reasonable.

Political views

Liberal

Favorite hot spots

I am relocating to the Costa Mesa area from LA (for an improved commute) and will be brand new in town and looking to explore. My fav LA hoods are culver, venice and santa monica-hoping to find some nice replacement spots-you can help!

College

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Favorite things

music: generally bands that play Coachella; Spotify account tells me I've been listening lately to Beach House, Chromeo, Passion Pit, Sleigh Bells ; TV: Always Sunny, Breaking Bad, Tosh.0, Daily Show/Colbert, Charlie Rose, Game of Thrones

For fun

on weekends, I typicallly like to have 1 rock n roll night of going out w friends to see a good band and get drinks at a cool, unpretentious watering hole. Sunday involves something athletic and outdoors w poss a chill art film in eve.

Last read

I'm sort of reading Graham Greene's Our Man in Havana, Love in Time of Cholera, Stories of John Cheever; periodicals-New Yorker, NY Times, Economist, the Atlantic.

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  Him What he is looking for
Appearance
Height: 6'0" (182cms) 5'5" (165cms) to 5'10" (177cms)
Body type: Athletic and toned Slender, Athletic and toned
Eyes: Brown No preference
Hair: Blonde No preference
Lifestyle
Smoke: I'll tell you later No Way, Occasionally
Drink: Moderately Social Drinker, Regularly, Moderately
Occupation: Architecture / Interior design No preference
I'm an urban planner and finished a Masters in City Planning in the School of Architecture at Univ of Texas in 2002. I work for developers and gov't agencies. I'm passionate about my profession and think it's a meaningful contribution to society.
Income: I'll tell you later No preference
Relationship: Never Married Never Married
Have kids: No No
Wants kids: Someday Definitely, Someday, Not sure
Background / Values
Ethnicity: White / Caucasian White / Caucasian
Norwegian on dad's side and your basic English/Scotch, etc. mix on mom's.
Faith: Agnostic No preference
I grew up w a scientist non-religious dad and a southern babtist mother. I went to an Episcopalian school. I had exposure to religion but it was never forced. I'm not at all religious as an adult. If you're somewhat that's OK but not much more.
Languages: English English
Education: Graduate degree Some college, Bachelors degree, Graduate degree, PhD / Post Doctoral
MS Urban Planning, Univ of Texas at Austin; BA in Business (yawn) Texas Tech University
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