BACKGROUND: 68 year old semi-retired physician, physically active, good communicator, sensitive, self aware, spiritual. Politically, socially and educationally active; emotionally expressive. Currently living in east Asheville. Born in Brooklyn; studied at Harvard College, Harvard Medical School and in LA, DC, Colombia (South America) Taipei, Taiwan, Bethesda, Gainesville, and Miami. Extensive travels throughout North, South and Central Americas, Caribbean, Costa Rica, and Galapagos.Proponent of diversity, tolerance, and social justice. Obama's army. Well educated; a seeker of wisdom, and peace. Meditator and nature lover. Special affinity for children and animals, especially dogs. Good teacher. Mathematically sophisticated and computer savvy. Active lifestyle with daily exercise; non smoking; aspires to gourmet vegetarian status. Can also dungaree, kick back, understate, and just hang out. Appreciative, affectionate, expressive, caring, honest, nurturing, tolerant, supportive, good problem solver, democratic, team player. Appreciative student of Lincoln, Shakespeare, Mozart and Einstein. GROWING EDGE: Self acceptance. ENJOYS: Jokes, smiles, laughter, movies, walks, dance, great works of art and literature, nature appreciation and hi definition, large screen TV movies. SEEKS: Friendship, potentially leading to L and LTR.