Eminé Fougner @ Cowboyland

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Occupation Writer, Linguist, Language Tester, Technical Analyst
Location Arizona, United States
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Introduction Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, Or what’s a heaven for?
Interests Existing and extinct languages, archeology, mountains, good music, the Pacific Ocean, writing, trying satisfy my insatiable taste of books, martial arts, classic movies, science, science fiction, seeing new places, always learning, physics, astronomy, painting, decorating (though I have much to learn in that)... the list is endless.
Favorite Movies Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Wuthering Heights, A Tale of Two Cities, Tombstone, Wyatt Earp, Twilight Saga, Dirty Dozen, A Fistful of Dollars, The Good, Bad and the Ugly, Ambush in Cimarron Pass, Hang 'Em High, Where Eagles Dare, Paint Your Wagon, Two Mules for Sister Sarah, Dirty Harry, Joe Kidd, Outlaw Jossie Wales, Unforgiven, True Grit, The Cowboys, El Dorado, McClintock!, The Alamo, The Wings of Eagles, Sands of Iwo Jima, The Dawn Rider, Born to the West, Arizona, IP Man, North and South, Middlemarch, Cleopatra, Jayne Eyre, Elizabeth, War and Peace, King Lear, A midsummer night's dream, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Mission Impossible, Bourne Series, The Sound of Music, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, My Fair Lady, Alexander, Die Rache Der Samurai, Shall We Dance (Japanese version), IP Man (the original one), Napoleon Dynamite, The Office Space, Underworld, Point Break, Van Helsing, Star Wars series, Harry Potter, The Interpreter, The Da Vinci Code, Hidalgo, 3:10 to Yuma, Riddick, Pursuit of Happyness, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, U-571, The Windtalkers, The Avengers, Giant, The Professionals, Planet of the Apes, King and I, Space Cowboys, Dead Poets Society, Red Tails, Mission Impossible, Zorro, The Three Musketeers, The Independence Day, Immortals, The Twister, Pirates of the Caribbean, Tower Heist, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Secret Garden, Apollo 13, 2005 Gallipoli Documentary, Narnia series, The Help, Thor, X-Men, La Vie en Rose, Jane Eyre, Pretty Woman, My Best Friend's Wedding, The Matrix, Green Mile, Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others), Africa, Into the Wild, RED, Easy A, Amelie, Courching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Au Revoir Les Enfants, Australia, The Other Boleyn Girl, Mansfield Park, Persuasion, Pearl Harbor, Spartacus, Quigley Down Under, Hidalgo, Young Victoria, The Day After Tomorrow, Invincible, Pale Rider, The Lover, The Sum of All Fears, Dances with Wolves, Letters to Juliette, Broken Trail, Flyboys, K2, Karate Kid, Uncle Buck, Deja Vu, The Saint, Heat...
Favorite Music Classical, eclectic, Enya, Enigma, Cranberries, Kings of Leon, Sinatra, Adele, Michael Buble, Harry Connick Jr., Sezen Aksu, Enrico Macias, Muse, Dixie Chix, Sting, Madonna, Andre Rieu, Elvis, Jace Everett, Mozart, Bach, Chopin, Bing Crosby, Enrique Iglesias, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Muse, Linkin Park, The Wanted, Fun, Taio Cruz, Mr. Hudson, Usher, Pitbull, Fergie, The Black Eyed Peas, Jose Carreras, Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Shakira, Nina Simone, Metallica (only some of their songs), Ennio Morricone, Susanna Rigacci, Amel Brahim, Sarah Brightman, Edna & Oliveria ...like I said, eclectic, taste changes with mood...
Favorite Books Le Pere Goriat (Honore' de Balzac), L'Assommoir (Emile Zola), Les Miserables (Victor Hugo), Eugenie Grandet (Honore' de Balzac), The Age of Zeus, The Age of Innocence, Sookie Stackhouse Novels, Merchant Of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Robert Frost Poetry, Gone with the Wind, Great Expectations, Sense and Sensibility, Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte, The Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire, Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Crime and Punishment, Pride and Prejudice, Doc Holliday, Doctor Zhivago, Kar, Goethe, Mehmet Akif Ersoy, Aşık Veysel Şatıroğlu, Ahmet Muhip Dıranas, Rome, all Charlaine Harris books, all of Louis L'amour books, books by Francois-Marie Arouet Voltaire, The Iliad, Sophocles, The Odyssey, Hesiod Theogony, Bulfinch's Mytholgy, Argonautica, Heroes Gods and Monsters of Greek Myths, The Universe the gods and Men: Ancient Greek Myths, After Antiquity: Greek Language, Myth, and Metaphor; Book of Dada Qorqut, The Gull, Dreamkeepers: A Spirit Journey into Aboriginal, Travels (by Marco Polo), Sue Grafton books, The Einstein Theory of Relativity, The Galactic Supermassive Black Hole, The Principles of Quantum Mechanics, About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution, Grapes of Wrath, Ancient Classics (The Iliad, The Odyssey, Histories, Parallel Lives, Paradise Lost, The Divine Comedy, Dante's Inferno), War and Peace, All Quiet on the Estern Front, The Great Gatsby, The Sun Also Rises, A Farewell to Arms, To Whom the Bells Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea, Cannery Row, The Animal Farm, The Stranger or The Outsider, (L'Étranger), Blood Meridian, Lord of the Rings, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Clockwork Angel, Clockwork Prince, The Color Purple, Freakonomics, A Brief History of Time, Millenium: A History of Our Last Thousand Years, The Double Helix, Walden, Poor Richard's Almanac (Ben Franklin), The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Shakespeare (all his works), De la démocratie en Amérique, and plenty of novels of modern writers...

You're trapped in a well with a goat and a slinky. Describe how you will escape.

On the Tombs in Westminster Abbey (F. Beaumont) MORTALITY, behold and fear What a change of flesh is here! Think how many royal bones Sleep within these heaps of stones... ...Here's an acre sown indeed With the richest royallest seed That the earth did e'er suck in Since the first man died for sin: Here the bones of birth have cried, "Though gods they were, as men they died!"