I am an engaging person who gets great satisfaction from good conversation, good food and good company, with the latter the most important. I am fortunate to have work I enjoy and a strong family, and am grateful for good health. I have been mentoring a young man for the past 16 years which is my form of tikkun olam. I participate in several non-profit boards from which I also derive satisfaction involving world affairs, literacy, child development and education. I participate in politics by actively supporting worthy candidates as I believe that it matters greatly who is in public office. I read widely about history, politics, philosophy and an occasional novel. My father advised when I was 19 the importance of a regular exercise program and i have followed his advice. Today I do aerobic exercise, weight-lifting and yoga, the latter a recent addition which to my surprise I find I enjoy. I like jazz and classical music -- Brahms is in the background as I type. I love travel and am eager to continue to explore the world. I am fluent in Spanish and conversational French. I am not looking for someone who necessarily shares the same interests but rather someone who is ready to nourish and be nourished, is insightful, self-accepting and accepting, interesting and interested.