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|Occupation||Watercolorist, author, village idiot|
|Location||Monmouth, Illinois, United States|
|Introduction||Some brag they're born/ Of princes and queens/ And therefore, of gods and goddesses./ I trace my genes/ Through teachers and deans/ And assorted odds and oddesses.|
|Interests||History, politics, art, Native American and other folklore, gardening, carpentry, home restoration, many other interests|
|Favorite Movies||Casablanca, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Little Big Man, anything from Pixar/Lasseter, anything with Fred Astaire dancing in it, all the Marx Brothers flix, Kurosawa flix, Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns|
|Favorite Music||Mozart, the Beatles, Big Band, sea chanteys, bluegrass (esp. Doc Watson & Jean Ritchie), Early Blues, Cole Porter & contemporaries|
|Favorite Books||Archy's Lives of Mehitabel, Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, The Joy of Cooking, The Agony and the Ecstasy, I Claudius, and whichever book I'm reading at the moment|
You've just inherited a manufacturing plant that specializes in plastics. What are you going to make?
I'm going to make whoopie. I think that's what I was told by that delightful and attractive young attorney. Or is it whoopie cushions?