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About me

Occupation Retired
Location Sacramento, California, United States
Introduction Just one more political, spiritual blogger with too much time on my hands and very strong opinions.
Interests Thailand, politics, US politics, Barack Obama, Thai food, local wats, education, Theravada Buddhism, philosophy, spirituality, culture, gardening, reading and books, liberal politics, alcoholism recovery, learning, living, personal growth, spiritual growth, animism, Thaiphile, current events, ex-pat, traditional culture, US culture, Thai culture, Asia, Laos, Laotian culture, California politics, Sacramento, Kevin Johnson
Favorite Movies Contact, Fried Green Tomatoes, Beloved, Resurrection (the old one with Ellen Burstyn), Defending Your Life, and many more.
Favorite Music I love music! At moderate volumes. Current favorites are Jack Johnson, Lucia Hwong, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, 80s dance music, and just anything that sounds good to me at the moment.
Favorite Books Thich Nhat Hahn to Nelson DeMille. "The Shack", Ram Dass, Ajahn Sumedo, Ajahn Chah. Robert Thurman, Check out my Goodreads list.