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About me

Gender Male
Industry Museums or Libraries
Occupation Reference
Location Alabama, United States
Introduction A young fogey at work in a small-town library, enjoying the good life of a historic community.
Interests reading, writing, food, energy, transportation, sustainability, urbanism, Christianity, Stoicism, humanities, religion, personal growth, simple living, cycling, history, economics, science, and more..
Favorite Movies A Christmas Carol; Groundhog Day; An Education; The Philadelphia Story; Patch Adams; A Series of Unfortunate Events; Stranger than Fiction; Star Trek; Star Wars; Contact; West Side Story;
Favorite Music jazz, classical, folk, swing, big band, country, traditional pop, choral
Favorite Books The Pigman, Harry Potter, the Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, Technopoly, Bowling Alone, The Geography of Nowhere, The Great Good Place, Suburban Nation, Tales of the Black Widowers, Foundation, In Praise of Slowness, The Wild Life of Everything, Epictetus' Discourses and Handbook, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

You've got to make contact with the alien leader. How will you tell when the conversation is finished?

When he tells me "Live long and prosper". Or assimilates me. Rather depends on the species.