60 Seattle, 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:
Horace Silver/Doin' The Thing
Funkadelic/America Eats Its Young
North Mississippi All Stars/Shake Hands With Shorty
Ben Webster/Soulville
Spirit/The Family That Plays Together

Last five motion pictures seen that were worth seeing:
The Wave
Steve Jobs
The Revenant
The Big Short

Last five books read:
Craig Johnson/Dry Bones
James Salter/All That Is
Thomas McGuane/Nothing but Blue Skies
Neal Stephenson/SevenEves
Erik Larson/Dead Wake
The 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.