I'm a fun, loyal, dedicated, responsible, and sensible guy who is always there for other people when they need me. While I am very determined and dedicated, one thing i've learned over the years is to never take life too seriously; it all has a way of working itself out somehow. And in the meantime, don't be afraid of who you are - or showing your silly side. Like singing songs and rocking out to Rock Band, even if you are completely off key... I love to live life - doing the things you love, and trying new things. Although I love making a great dinner and watching a movie at home next to a fire, I love getting out of the house and having a good time with friends and/or someone I care about. I love cooking of all types; I could easily spend all day planning, prepping, and cooking a intimate meal or a dinner party. I love the outdoors - one of the reasons I like this area so much. I love to go wine tasting in Woodinville or play in the snow in the mountains. I like traveling; I've been to countries around the world - both for pleasure and business. But I love sharing those experiences with another person. I'm looking for someone who can be a true friend. Ultimately I want to end up with my best friend in the world. Someone who is smart and witty - and can dish out as well as take it; I can have a pretty sharp sense of humor :). And love to have long conversations about anything or nothing. Someone who likes to explore the world, but also likes to explore their own backyard. I'm definitely a family guy at heart - so I'm looking for someone who gets the importance of family. Someone who doesn't mind getting dirty and hands-on - but who is feminine and likes to be treated like a lady. Someone who is an equal and partner in every way; not the same, but complementary.