chrisstjohn

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Retired
Location Montgomery Co/Brookeville, MD, United States
Introduction "These are my principles, and if you don't like them ... well, I have others." Groucho Marx
Interests Extreme ironing, lion taming, beach volleyball, Online Learning, and my big Harley trike.
Favorite Movies Casablanca, the Bishop's Wife, The Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman Stories, Northwest Passage (Spencer Tracy) Backdraft, Ladder49, Dr Detroit
Favorite Music Smooth jazz, a bit of Country, Celtic (wow!), Blues (Buddy Guy's riffs), Trombone Shorty, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Red Hot Chili Pipers, The Rogues, "Bagrock"
Favorite Books Steve Jobs (Walter Isaacson), Droidmaker (George Lucas), A Brief History of Thought (Luc Perry), Fifty Shades of Grey (what was all the fuss about?); the Last Viking (about my Great Great Uncle (first man to reach the South Pole); Tom Clancy's books; Cleopatra (Schiff); John Norman and Tom Friedman's books; Team of Rivals (Goodwin).

I am in my 70's now. I would have been in my 50's but I grew up in Cleveland.