Intelligent, tall, athletic, honest, non-conformist, financially independent, creative with a good sense of humor.
Try to live by the advice of Mark Twain - "Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest."
What I'm looking for is a woman with similar interests and openness, who also wants to be part of a great committed ongoing relationship and not serial dating.
Also, rather than just repeating what I've already mentioned in Favorite Things/Hot Spots or going with statements such as...
"I like taking long walks on the beach" (no question because doing it on the water would really shorten the walk?)...
Seriously instead, if any of the above registers with what you're looking for, I'd like to hear from you.
Stephen King in "The Shawshank Redemption" also had some thoughts on all of this - "Get busy living or get busy dying."