drdj

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Display Name

drdj

Age

73

Location

Canada

State or Province

Ontario

Nearest Big City

Toronto

Sexual Identity

male

Sexual Orientation

men

Gender Identity

male

Preferred Pronoun

he / him

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Education

My field is economics. I studied at University of Windsor, London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London) and University of Alberta.

Work

With teaching prior to full-time plus post-retirement I have been teaching economics for 50 years continuously.

Hobbies and Interests

I love photography and travel. I also enjoy live theatre and geneology.

Pets, Children, Grandchildren

Three sons and eight grandchildren. One son is a full-time pastor in a Bible Church in Ontario Canada and another is a part-time pastor at a Baptist Church in Michigan while also being in charge of on-line courses at a Christian University

Faith / Denomination

Mixed bag. DJ was born in Ottawa, baptized at Parkdale United there, confirmed at Riverside United in Riverside Ontario at age 12.

As a youth DJ taught Sunday School, was VP of Presbytery Young Peoples, and served on the building committee for Wesley United Church in Amherstburg.

After undergraduate in Windsor, he moved to London to study at the London School of Economics (City Temple Congregational Church) and when he returned to Canada married and moved to Edmonton where he was an Elder at Metropolitan United Church.

After completing his doctorate in economics (government finances and health economics), he moved to Waterloo.

In 1979, he was a member at Beechwood (now Trinity) Missionary Church which was followed by Lakeshore Bible Chapel, and then attended in order Good Samaritan Church, Waterloo Mennonite Brethren, and Waterloo Pentecostal Church.

In 2000, DJ moved to Toronto and attended MCC Toronto until moving to Richmond Hill and started coming to RHUC in 2011.

He was a member of Fee Fee Baptist Church in Hazlewood (St Louis MO) where he joined and took adult baptism while on Sabbatical in 1998 and only recently joined Richmond Hill United Church where he is Treasurer, preaches occassionally at the Hospital etc..

He is a member of Hands and Hearts, Men’s Breakfast, and H.A.I.R., attends Bible Study and has served two years as Church Treasurer at his current church.

Relationship Status

Partnered to Arnold Torrecer

Degree of "Outness"

Out to family and friends. However, because of the denominations my sons work for, I do not broadcast being gay to Facebook or other public websites as a respect for their relationships with their employers.

Seeking Friends or Dating

I Am Seeking

Friends

Height

173cm

Weight

86lg

Hair

grey and partly bald

Facial Hair

None

Race

Caucasian

Ethnicity (cultural origin)

Typical celtic

Languages Spoken

English and a bit of French

Smoker

None although in ancient past pipe smoker

Alcohol Habits

Maybe 3-5 drinks a month, nostly rye or rum with ginger or coke

Drugs

prescri[tion

Tatoos or Piercings

5 tatoos and one piercing. The original tat was a small maple leaf when I was 21. All the rest are last 15 years with the prize one being a parrott which has special meaning for me.