Male , 51-55

I continue to be passionate about life and people despite how messed up the world really is. I/we can make a difference and so I try to do my little part to make the world a little nicer place. I have traveled a lot and by 2014 hope to spend the rest of my life traveling and living outside the U.S. I am open to making new friends on EP. I am married and have 4 children, one of which is deceased. Though married, the marriage is regrettably on life support and I remain here only until the children finish H.S. Trust was broken and I have been betrayed and that's about all I'll say about it. I work security full time and my passion is publishing books (reprints) which I do part time. Willing to add most people on EP as friends so just add me. I'll reciprocate unless I find something very objectionable which off the top of my head would mostly be guys who seem obsessed with sex. Otherwise I am pretty open to people. I look more at the person then any problems they may have. That's different and I believe we should make a distinction. I may not condone what my friends do, but that also doesn't stop me from being their friend if they are sincere and honest and a friend to me.
Thanks and Best Wishes to you!

Last Seen Dec 25, 2013
Member Since Dec 21, 2009
Favorite Quote Every man dies, not every man really lives. by William Wallace - Braveheart
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