Rick Seifert

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Living...fully
Location Portland, Oregon, United States
Introduction I'm a semi-retired journalist and former college teacher of journalism. Much of my time is devoted to volunteering in my Portland neighborhood of Hillsdale. As a Quaker, I am active in Hillsdale Quakers and in the Multnomah Friends Meeting.
Interests Community building and communication, Quakers, typewriter collecting, typewriters, drawing, painting, media literacy
Favorite Movies My Dinner with Andre, The Queen, Vertigo (and most Hitchcock), Lives of Others.
Favorite Music Jazz, Blues, the music of the late Gene Harris.
Favorite Books Essays of George Orwell, Akenfeld, Walden, On Civil Disobedience, Markings, Amusing Ourselves to Death, Conscientious Objections, the latter two by the late Neil Postman.