looks like I've found an aikido dojo, for now.
Although the Akido Institute, http://www.aikidoinstitute.org/
looks very interesting, the Aikido of Berkeley, http://aikidoofberkeley.com/
, has also Free Aiki, http://freeaiki.com/
, is closer to home with easy parking, and my wife appears to be interested in this dojo that has a female sensei (which makes absolutely no difference to me).
I'm looking for a more traditional aikido that's open to integrating with any kind of attacks, keeping an open mind, that may also contribute to my MMA endeavors.