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May 10 1954
About Me
I'm a 20 year Navy Veteran, having served on Submarines from 1974 through 1993, after attending training for two years. I currently work as a Training Specialist for a major Communications company in the Chicago suburbs. I love to travel and meet new people, and enjoy photography as well as writing. I loved Alf when it was on TV, still do, and have a couple of seasons on DVD Hence my 'location' above.... *Smile*
Type of Writer
Sporadic at best. I spend more time writing/editing course materials at work than I do writing original stories or poems.
Writing Style
Whatever hits my muse to get me going.
Music (but can't get into today's music, stuck in the 60's through the 80's), writing, travel, meeting new people, helping people, and photography.
Group Memberships
Power Reviewers Group Team Captain, Anniversary Review Forum leader
Favorite Books
The Green Mile, IT, Insomnia, When Worlds Collide, The Day Of The Triffids,
Favorite Authors
Stephen King, Clive Cussler, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Arthur C. Clarke, John Wyndham, John Grisham, M. Night Shyamalyan,
Favorite Quote
"We spend our whole lives in unconscious exercise of the art of expressing our thoughts with the help of words." Vincent Van Gogh
Favorite Music
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, ELO, The Beatles, Alan Parsons, Enigma,
Favorite Movies
The Green Mile, Groundhog Day, Avatar, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Evan Almighty, Return To Me, The Bucket List, Electric Dreams
Will you apply the potter's message to your life today?
Rated: E
~475 Words
Emotional, Inspirational, Opinion
Type: Short Story
Updated 10 years ago
Technology is advancing at an ever-increasing pace. Can it be taken too far?
Rated: 13+
~9,941 Words
Sci-fi, Horror/Scary, Technology
Type: Short Story
Updated 10 years ago
A love that can't be explained, bullfrogs, gunfights and a dog named Fracture.
Rated: 13+
~6,729 Words
*Dollar* 7,500 GPs per review
Romance/Love, Animal, Emotional
Type: Short Story
Updated 3 months ago
Sarcastic wit attempts to guard a threadbare soul.
Rated: 13+
~6,474 Words
Drama, Emotional, Comedy
Type: Short Story
Updated 9 years ago
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2282161
    Yep, this is something I'd do
    Rated: E · Community · #1565040
    Celebrate Writing.Com member account anniversaries with reviews. Earn GPs and MBs.
    Rated: E · Travel · #1779685
    I travel the country on business, sometimes the world. Come see where I've been.
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2282098
    Think about it... it's cute
    Rated: E · Comedy · #2282010
    I like this one!
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