|Introduction||A desert rat who grew up in the salt marsh of North Carolina, a cynic and a student of life who's currently sojourning in the Upper Midwest...|
|Interests||reading, writing, backpacking, canoeing, skiing, sailing, whiskey, dark beers, sunrises, snow, sunshine, hot springs, good food, mining history, history of the American West, theology, trains, hammocks|
|Favorite Movies||Raising Arizona, The Blues Brothers, Sullivan's Travels, A River Runs Through It, All that Jazz, Citizen Kane, The Seventh Seal, Babbette's Feast, Deepa Mehta films|
|Favorite Music||Rock, blues, jazz, classical, folk|
|Favorite Books||Twain, Vonnegut, Herman Hesse, Hemingway, Wendell Berry, Ferrol Sams, The Psalms, Dostoevsky, Will Campbell, Flannery O'Conner, Clyde Edgerton, Willie Morris, Steinbeck, Edward Abbey, Norman Maclean, Bill Bryson, Garrison Keillor, Roy Blount, Guy Owen, Tim O'Brien|
Your bow is not broken but you've run out of arrows. How can you fake being a bard?
Is it nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune... -Shakespheare, Hamlet