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Gender
Male
Birthday
August 6 1948
Location
Kentucky Bluegrass
About Me
Overall I'm an easy read; what you see is what you get. My younger years aspired in professional sports, later in life evolved around business as an entrepreneurial type willing to accept calculated risks while creating new and innovative solutions. On the personal side, I'm a people-person who always enjoys meeting new people, especially those with the promise of lasting friendships.
Type of Writer
Perhaps "sporadic" best describes me; writing only when inspired with definitive themes in mind vs simple story-telling.
Writing Style
Aside from penning a multi-layered theme item at times, I think I'm more of a humorist at heart.
Interests
Genuine people for toasting a lively camaraderie with a fine bourbon; putting for birdies, cashing trifectas, and pushing the pen when the muse decides to pay a visit.
Favorite Genres
Humor from short stories to poetry.
Favorite Books
classics whether prose or poetry, historical fiction, or delving into esoterical, philosopy, or current economic-political analysis
Favorite Authors
Poe, Twain, Dickens, Thurber, O'Henry, Michener, Plato, Blavatsky, Faulkner, Steinbeck, Clancy, Churchill, et al, including a group of very talented WDC'rs
Favorite Poets
Whittier, Longfellow, Coleridge, Kipling, Burns, et al
Favorite Quote
"every smile dear, and every life precious... we're all in it together"
Favorite Music
40s big band, doo wop, never-to-die classic crooners and rock, Pink Floyd, 50s - 60s; Andre Rieu, some classical
Favorite Movies
old B&W classics, musicals, & ?? Best Years of our Lives, High Noon, God Father trilogy; Sherlock Holmes series, Chicago, Judgement at Nuremberg, Dances w/Wolves, Amadeus, Cinderella Man, Phantom of the Opera, et al
Favorite Shows
Historical or educational documentaries; any number of superb British comedies or mystery series on public TV.
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A "spirited" spoof of win-big-cash vanity poetry contests
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A most unlikely source can emerge to have an unfathomable impact on one's life
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~4,405 Words
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Remake of Olde English Nursery Rhymes... now hip with the times
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