Have lived overseas recently in Kuwait City, Kuwait, working on U.S.Army base Camp Arifjan, south of Kuwait City and living in Fintas, Kuwait.
Lived beside the North Sea in Aberdeen, Scotland 2009 and 2011. Aye, Scotland will always feel like home to me.
I believe that travel is the great educator available to all who are seekers.
I attend local soccer, basketball and fast pitch softball games. Get together with friends for Seahawks football games. Looking for like minded musicians.
I'm grateful for each day.
Favorite author for a few years - Ian Rankin, Scottish writers, European writers.
Have played guitar since my teens, my Fender Telecaster is never far from my side. For December 2015, I'm shopping for a new guitar for Christmas ! I was a drummer in a power pop band in my youth. I sure miss having a set of drums.
Music - here is who I learned from and who I listen to:
Early years: British groups Beatles, Who, Zeppelin, Jethro Tull, Stones, Moody Blues, Muddy Waters, Cream, etc.
Late 70s and early 80s and today: British groups: The Clash, Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, XTC, etc.
Today: radio from the United Kingdom, such as Radio Scotland. I like young Indie Scottish, British and Irish groups; The Struts, Temples, Kodaline, Arctic Monkeys, Jon Fratelli, Biffy Clyro,Twin Atlantic, Kassidy, Editors, Cold War Kids, Twin Atlantic, The Orwells, Kassidy, Noel Gallagher, The Vaccines, Courtney Barnett, etc.
At university, I was a music major so..Classical music and opera.
Foreign films. Independent films. I love most programming/films from the BBC. Listen to internet radio of stations from back in Scotland and London.
Sports - Rugby Union/Six Nations/World Cup play, the Scottish National Rugby Union Team, The All Blacks, the Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros and the Seattle Seahawks. I have the best friends to enjoy a game with.
Food - Thai, Vietnamese, etc. Love the hot spices. Comfort food made with love. A great plate of BBQ (some of the best was on base in Kuwait ! ) and Tex Mex with a margarita at 2 o'clock.
Intimacy and romance.
Enjoying time with friends.