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Boo!!! This is my 2017 state id photo AKA
"angry old white man"
Get off my lawn!
Hobbies / Favorite Sites
- U.S. Army veteran.
- A.A.S Electronics, Edmond
Community College, Edmonds, WA.
- B.S., Energy and Power Systems Management, Illinois State University ,
- M.S., Applied
Computer Science , Illinois State University.
- M.S., Library and
Information Science, University
of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.
Briggs INTJ, link1,
a Myers Briggs test, if want to understand your personality.
- Author of several genealogy books.
- Project manager for the Daniel DNA
- Project manager for the Hostetter DNA Project.
- Project manager for the Caroline
County, Virgina Daniel DNA project.
to my book, Thomas Daniel of Colonial Virginia and Eight
Generations of His Descendants
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- My 135 year old Victorian house.
Motorcycle Safety Foundation ex-instructor.
- Genealogy, author of several books, public speaker for
DNA research and genealogy.
- Exercise, yoga, running, jumping rope, walking,
bicycling, hiking, snowshoeing,
- I have an appreciation for boxing and other martial
arts. I am just an observer these days but studied several
styles over a couple of decades. This study was my
introduction to the concept of seeking balance in life,
which has had a major impact on my life in the most positive
way. Styles formally studied:
- Isshinryu Karate, while living in Okinawa.
- Wing Chun Kung Fu, while living in Thailand.
- Kenpo Karate, while living in Seattle.
- Combat rifle and pistol shooting.
- I have been practicing Hatha and Kundalini Yoga for
over a decade, now. I like to mix things up and am doing
Kripalu Vinyasa Flow yoga, Kundalini yoga, and an
occasional session of power yoga. I enjoy exploring the
various styles of yoga. Each has it's own special benefit.
- Live theater, especially Shakespeare in out of period
settings and Gilbert & Sullivan, but also any well done
- Jim Jarmousch movies are pretty cool. I like well made
movies of any genre.
- Early acoustic Blues, Jazz, Swing, and Big Band music.
Some of my favorite artists are Mississippi John Hurt, Son
House, Billie Holiday, Lead Belly, Bessie Smith, Johnny
Shines, Charlie Patton, Memphis Minnie, Big Bill Broonzy,
Charlie Akers and more. Also like Django Reinhardt, Fats
Waller, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, early Louis
- I enjoy classical music, especially piano and violin
concertos and sonatas. Glenn Gould is on my play list.
Pearl has a great set of Artur Schnabel performing
Beethoven's sonatas, and also Ignaz Friedman's performances.
Pretty cool. I have collections of Vladomir Horowitz's
performances and Wanda Landowska's harpsichord and piano
performances. Always in style! Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, and
Chopin are getting more play time in my home lately. I spend
a modest amount of time keeping up on current music in
several genres and anything from any period that piques my
- I have a large factory art glass collection:
Westmoreland, Fenton, Kemple, Imperial, Viking, Pilgrim,
etc., and also some local art glass studios.
- I am a recovering thrift shop and Netflix addict.
- Art collecting and art history research. Check out some
favorites from my art collection on my art collection web site.
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