Have you ever bungee jumped without a bungee? Well, neither have I.
I always imagined that online dating had to be somewhat similar. Filled with excitement, nervous anticipation, thrills and then suddenly asking yourself "WHAT AM I DOING!?!?!?"
I work as the National HR Director for an insurance firm. I got my career start in IT before being pulled into HR on account of my Spanish language skills...so, yes I do have a "geek" side to my personality. I am however, very conservative politically . I also have a sense of humor which is unusual for HR professionals as they typically have it surgically removed (shocking!). I’m near-native fluent in Spanish.
My sense of humor is both a past-time and my defense mechanism. If you're not enjoying life, why live it?
I am a widowed father of three beautiful young children (two daughters 7 and 6 - and a son who is 3) - who I love dearly. I understand that there are those who might have issues about having a relationship with someone who has three children and if that is your particular 'hang up' I understand - but you are missing out on meeting a mature individual who is emotionally, financially and spiritually stable (your loss).
In answer to the question I hear often, yes - I would like more children.
The blessings of the temple and the priesthood are a major focus in my life - I actually like to go to the temple. If you're not open to going to the temple at least once a month, I'm probably not your kind of guy.
Let's be honest with ourselves, we're on this site to meet people that SHARE our values. I can't honestly say I've ever seen a single profile that stated "gospel optional". I figure God must have a sense of humor...he made me.
I've studied and competed in martial arts since I was five years old and currently practice Krav Maga and American Kenpo. I keep myself in excellent physical shape and exercise regularly. Lately, I've been taking lessons to learn to dance (tango, salsa, etc.) and shockingly enough discovered that I'm a white guy and seemingly can't dance - doesn't keep me from trying or enjoying it though.
I'm trying to learn to play the guitar as it tends to be much easier to carry around than a piano. Frankly, I love the sound of classical guitar (both classic Spanish and contemporary).
I enjoy pretty much any outdoor activities as well as mountain biking, shooting and archery. I love movies of all sorts. I'm equally comfortable hiking and camping in the wilds (in zero degree snow or driving rain) as I am watching movies on my couch (Hey, I was raised by a Marine - what can I say).
All my profile pictures are from this year (2013).