On Blogger since February 2008
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|Location||Bluff Country, Minnesota , United States|
|Introduction||I am a not so recently retired social studies teacher and basketball coach. Still hunting birds though now with a camera instead of a gun. Nature devotee, dog lover, birder, gardener and still all around outdoor adventure seeker. Troutbirder II is my alter ego. He loves books and history and spent the Bush II years gradually converting to "yellow dog" Democrat.|
|Interests||Movies, books, World War II, canoeing, dogs, flyfishing, flower gardening, birding, bird watching, German Shepherds, GSD, wilderness, American History, camping, Minnesota, wildflowers, gardening, biography, book reviews, biking, nature photography, teaching, historical fiction, prairie restoration, European History, Civil War, Minnesota Twins, hiking, Minnesota Gophers, storytelling, camping, travel, Bald Eagles.|
|Favorite Movies||Marley, Sparticus, Lawrence of Arabia, Bridge on the River Kwai, Dr Zhivago, Planet of the Apes, Band of Brothers|
|Favorite Music||Country, Classical, Don McLean, John Denver, Chopin|
|Favorite Books||The Count of Monte Cristo, Killer Angels, Shogun, Pillars of the Earth, Marley, David McCullough, Shelby Foote, William Manchester, Steven Ambrose, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Steven Pressfield, Rick Atkinson, Sharon Kay Penman, Last Child In The Woods, Coleen McCullough, Mark Twain|
Your pajamas have duckies on them. Why did you switch from choo-choos?
I am a birder... what else?