Spent the last decade focusing more on my career than social life. Reached the point where I am secure enough in my professional life (published rather than perished) to want more of a personal and family life (including children if that is in the cards). Never been a big party person or interested in dating for the sake of dating, although I am reasonably adept socially. People generally like the fact that I am active, that I enjoy a wide range of experiences and I'm always open to new ones, and that I tend to be a good listener (despite occasionally interrupting). At bottom I am most interested in slightly "high brow" cultural activities and the outdoors. We'd get along well if you enjoy, for example, orchestra concerts, a long bike ride or hike in the mountains, a good exhibit at the Phillips, or a day trip to New York City. I am very interested in politics and current events and generally get along with people on both ends of the spectrum -- but, fair warning, I do not follow the party line and will probably disagree with you at some point. I value Judaism as a culture and enjoy many rituals at my liberal conservative schul, but do not consider myself particularly religious, nor do I keep kosher.