On Blogger since June 2008
Profile views - 65916
|Occupation||Not near as exciting as depicted on TV.|
|Location||It's flat and there's lots of corn|
|Introduction||Swept wing cowgirl for Uncle Sam meets doctorate in forensic geekery. I like solving puzzles. Life is an adventure that usually involves a sidearm, a cheap camera and a trusty black lab. The guys and gals in the white hats don't always win, but at least we are well fed.|
|Interests||Shooting, cooking, baking, photography, reading (sci- fi, non fiction and history) automobile restoration, reloading, hunting, music, antique firearms, military history, travel in an old tailwheel airplane, science, rock hounding and collecting arrowheads, old tools and gadgets, military antiquities, planes, trains, automobiles, tractors, steam engines and old motorcycles. If it's machinery, or it moves fast, I want to play with it.|
|Favorite Movies||And TV. Maltese Falcon, Thin Man series, Firefly (Serenity), Boondock Saints, Ronin, The Sand Pebbles, Fistful of Dollars, Destry, The Quiet Man, The Magnificant Seven, Bladerunner, Casablanca, Fargo, Eye of the Needle, Gladiator, Bridge on the River Kwai, 310 to Yuma, Hurt Locker, Red Dwarf, Monty Python, The Red Green Show, History Channel, Mythbusters, Top Gear, Discovery, Sci Fi. NCIS.|
|Favorite Music||Classical (especially Vivaldi and Bach, violin and classical guitar), Dire Straits, blues, Cajun Zydeco, jazz, Led Zeppelen, CCR, Moody Blues, Metallica, David Gray, Norah Jones, Mark Knopffler, Evanescence, Gaelic Storm, Heather Alexander, Sarah Bareilles, Stan Getz.|
|Favorite Books||I read a lot - Pratchett, Heinlein (the Moon is a Harsh Mistress is a favorite), Asimov, Ayn Rand, Iain Banks, Pournelle, Niven, Parker, Clay Blair - Silent Victory, Raymond Chandler, James F. Dunnigan, Lucifer's Hammer (see my sidebar for the much longer library list)|
Your people want to make a statue in your honor. What will it be made out of and what victory will it commemorate?
It would be made out of bacon. It would commemorate the time I cooked breakfast for 23 people without rioting.