Note: I currently live in Northern Virginia but am moving West soon. DC Metro has been very good to me and my work will bring me back quite a bit but I'm ready to find more space and have more fun on my doorstep.
My career allows me the freedom to live anywhere and travel often and I do the latter quite a bit. I've lived and visited many places in the world and would like to continue to do so - even with kids (if that happens.)
I'm pretty diverse and have been told that I have a love for life that's palpable. I've followed my heart and achieved great personal success in my ambitions while having had the guts to walk away from lucrative careers to pursue more purposeful work (twice!) I've been fortunate enough to always end up doing pretty well. :)
What I aspire to... "The definition of success--To laugh much; to win respect of intelligent persons and the affections of children; to earn the approbation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give one's self; to leave the world a little better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to have played and laughed with enthusiasm, and sung with exultation; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived--this is to have succeeded." - (Attributed to Emerson but this is debatable...)
As far as why I'm on Match - I typically don't hit on men, rarely spend time in clubs or bars, spent too many years as a workaholic (that's not happening anymore) and I travel a lot. I'm terrible at being proactive about dating and so I occasionally find myself back here. I'm committed to personal development and am looking for someone who values this as well - I truly believe that our purpose in this life is to awaken.
I hope to spend a great deal of time among nature, in the outdoors and even in the back country. If you don't know what that means, you're likely not quite what I'm looking for. I love the city, but I'm happiest in nature and volunteering in 3rd-world countries.
Cheers and best of luck to everyone!