JDP

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Gender MALE
Industry Government
Occupation Retired
Location Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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Introduction I am 58 years of age, married with two children, a son age 28 and a daughter age 25. I was forced to retire in 2001 due to health problems. I was diagnosed with Muscular Dystrophy a short time later. I worked for fifteen years in the Insurance Claims business. I then worked for about five years for the State Of Texas Department of Human Services. Being disabled and not working is the hardest thing I have ever had to do in my life. My respiratory system is weak and I have to sleep and breath with the aid of a Bipap machine and an oxygen concentrator. This has all but stopped me from making overnight trips away from home due to the equipment being bulky and not easy to move and set up. I have for the most part had to give up the things I loved to do the most which were hunting and fishing. I also can't drive my 1983 Jeep CJ-5 any longer because it has a standard transmission. It is now in my son's hands. I hope he takes good care of it. Being disabled sucks. I am taking it one day at a time. My children are a blessing though they can be trying at times. We have an american eskimo dog named Foxy we got from a rescue organization and a stray cat my daughter named White Kitty.
Interests My kids, hunting, fishing, Ebay, Blogging
Favorite Movies O BrotherWhere Art Thou, The Newton Boys, Stand By Me, The Worlds Fastest Indian, The Straight Story, My Dog Skip, The Climb, Hud, The Last Picture Show, Crazy in Alabama, Thelma and Louise, Driving Ms Daisy, On Golden Pond, An Officer and a Gentleman, Duel, Dirty Dancing, Cool Hand Luke, Animal House, Porkys, Fast Times At Ridgemont High, A Christmas Story, Dazed And Confused, The Untouchables, Vanishing Point, A River Runs Through It. Legends Of The Fall
Favorite Music Eagles, ZZ Top, Linda Rhonstadt, Fleetwood Mac, Journey, Ted Nugent Boston, Kansas, The Highwaymen, Willie Nelson, Alabama, Toby Keith, Kenny Chesney, Elvis Presley, John Corbett, Gene Watson, Jimmie Rodgers
Favorite Books The Bible, Anything by Archibald Rutledge, Goodbye to a River by John Graves, The Old Man and the Boy and The Old Man's Boy Grows Older by Robert Ruark, The Old Man And The Sea by Ernest Hemingway, The Deer Pasture by Rick Bass.