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About me

Location Santa Cruz, California, United States
Introduction Increasingly interested in issues of the day that affect us as citizens of this planet, whether it be art that enriches our existence, or political, social, environmental questions that affect our day to day lives. I am a resident of Santa Cruz, Ca. I like to write and my letters are often published in the SC Sentinel.
Interests Gilbert Stuart, early colonial portraitists, portraiture, making faces, ancestral portraits, ancestry, early California history, German history, Goethe, Jena, Weimar, Rudolstadt, Caroline von Wolzogen, Caroline von Humboldt, Frau von Stein, Benjamin Cory, Ca pioneers, early history San Jose Ca, Goethezeit, Angelika Kauffmann, early Philadelphia, Meeker family, Cory family, Kunst des Gesprächs, Frauen der Goethezeit in Ihren Briefen
Favorite Movies Nowhere in Africa, The Lives of Others, The Downfall, The Namesake, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Favorite Books Two Years before the Mast, The Ghost Map (story of London's most terrifying epidemic), Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow