|Location||Ohio, United States|
|Introduction||I'm a retired high school English teacher in NE Ohio. Trapped in the confines of a barely blue state, I consider The Cleveland Plain Dealer to be my bible and my plans to relocate to be my savior.|
|Interests||politics, books, cooking, wine, writing, maintaining a low profile|
|Favorite Movies||Being John Malkovich, Magnolia, Gone with the Wind, A Streetcar Named Desire, Imitation of Life, So I Married an Axe Murderer, The Last of the Mohicans, Girl With a Pearl Earring, The Birdcage, Glengarry Glen Ross, Waterloo Bridge, A Patch of Blue, Napoleon Dynamite|
|Favorite Music||I don't listen to music much. I crave silence.|
|Favorite Books||Pillars of the Earth, all Victorian novels, The Catcher in the Rye, The Great Gatsby, To Kill a Mockingbird, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Team of Rivals, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle, The Lost City of Z...I keep reading and can't keep adding...|
Sponges and tongues are frequently misspelled. Is it because both are thirsty?
No, it's because of the No Child Left Behind Act and the Angel of Death's (GWB's) unfunded mandates in education. Dumbass.