61Seattle, United States
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My self-summary
I'm a voracious reader, a lover of jazz, funk and old school rock. I also have an abiding appreciation of the arts. I believe that it is impossible to have too many books or too much music.

I guess I can also be classified as a gym rat. I've been working out (mostly weight training) three times a week since 1980. I'm in pretty good shape for a proto-geezer.

And I like the usual outdoorsy stuff - fishing, hiking, etc., but I have reached the stage in life where I believe that room service is infinitely more preferable when compared to rustling up some freeze dried stew over a camp stove.
What I’m doing with my life
Over the years, I have taught at three different universities, ran my own business and worked in the corporate world as well. I currently evaluate and design training systems for the local aerospace company.
I’m really good at
I make a memorable lasagna. My pecan pie is not bad either.
The first things people usually notice about me
My voice. I used to be on the radio.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Music currently in heavy rotation:
John Williams/The Seville Concert
Astor Piazzolla & Gary Burton/The New Tango
Vladimir Horowitz/The Last Recording
Johnny Smith/The Complete Roost Recordings
Otis Redding/Otis Blue

Last five motion pictures seen that were worth seeing:
Manchester By The Sea
American Honey
The Handmaiden
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Last five books read:
P D James/The Children of Men
Don Winslow/The Force
George Saunders/Lincoln In The Bardo
Willa Cather/Death Comes for the Archbishop
Philip Kerr/Prussian Blue
Six things I could never do without
All that stuff Maslow talks about
Jazz and/or rock n' roll, the latter played really loud
A house filled with books
The New York Times on Sunday
Aberlour single malt
A really great cheeseburger
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The past cannot be undone and the future is unknown so I'm working on being in the moment. To paraphrase Kurt Vonnegut "Just be happy that you're part of the dust that got sit up and look around."
On a typical Friday night I am
Either in or out.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Well, what do you want to know?
You should message me if
You find this profile to be interesting.
The two of us