Hi!I am a positive, vivacious, seventy -one year old female. I work hard and usually hit the gym after work to play hard. I am a speech and language pathologist. I love to be active. I bike and swim I kick box and do Zumba. I love to practice yoga and I love to take long walks and have long talks---- and I love butterflies. Family and friends are extremely important to me. There is a variety of things I enjoy plays ,reading, music, opera, and of course movies, movies, movies. I have been very fortunate to have had the most wonderful experiences in my travels. I have been active in the local Jewish community and through that involvement helped establish the annual screening for Tay Sachs disease. I also helped establish a summer tutorial program for inner city children.. Additionally, I was active in fundraising for Israel for several years. Other fundraising efforts have been for Leukemia. As a member of the 1997 Michigan team, I participated in the 100 mile bike ride for Leukemia in Lake Tahoe and, and, and ----------- I made it! The ride was to honor the 30 year memory of my brother. I'm hooked on libraries and bookstores. I get lost in art museums and parks. I enjoy being challenged to think. I believe it is important to never stop growing and and---------so much more!I love dining out, dining in cooking is fun when I have the time to prepare for company. I love to prepare salmon and vegetarian style dishes. I"m told I have a great personality, a good sense of humor, and am fun to be with ------and I love butterflies. Would love to connect with that special person, someone who values integrity and character, and is passionate about life, living and oh my goodness---- LOVING! I want to share happiness in a connected relationship with a man who values and wants a serious connection.` The picture of me with the big straw hat was taken July 25,2009. The picture of me in the long dress is from April, 2012.