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Industry Non-Profit
Occupation Camp Director!
Location Stanhope, Iowa, United States
Introduction We live in north-central Iowa in the country. We are (as of 2009) empty-nesters with both of our kids college graduates and married (in 2010)! We're not lonely with 3 cats (July, 2016) 1 older one (Bogart Wrigley, born 12/2004) 1 orphan from July, 2008, (Ron Santo) and the only female kitten, Watson, who rode home under John's pickup truck from work on June 20th, 2014!! We think she was only 10 weeks at the time.
Interests We have a granddaughter, Olivia Lenore, who was born on 2/10/2014 and a grandson (Olivia's little brother), Maxwell Charles, born 8/28/2017. We have 4 great-nephews: Izaac, born 5/2007, Blake, born 3/2011, Reed, born 5/2012 and Anthony, born 8/2013. We now also have 3 great-nieces; Harper, born 10/2013 and Audrey, born 2/2014, and Adeline, born 9/2017. Samantha and Alex are our kids. My sister is Shirley, and my brother is Bob. Shirley has 3 kids, Brian, (Blake and Anthony's dad); Amanda (Izaac and Audrey's mom), and Michelle (Reed and Harper's mom). Bob has two kids, Joe & Ben. Ben got married in 9/2016. Joe is now a dad, with Elycse of baby Adeline, born 9/2017. My folks live in Des Moines (Grandma & Grandpa Markey), and John's mom (Grandma W) lives in Sac City. John has two sisters, Ann (married to Don, and they have a daughter, Claire), and Kathy (married to Mick) and she has two kids, Will and Rachel (who got married 8/30/2014). John's Aunt Mary lives in Lake View, Iowa.
Favorite Movies Star Wars (The Force Awakens) and the 3 original movies; the new Star Trek movies; A League of their Own; Keeping the Faith, Pirates of the Caribbean (1) and For Love of the Game, and the Bourne movies, While you were Sleeping, almost anything with Harrison Ford, Fireproof, You've got Mail, Sweet Home Alabama, Hairspray, Love Actually, Secondhand Lion, 17 again, and My Life in Ruins; and Iron Man 3.
Favorite Music Country, but not too twangy. (Kenney Chesney, Eric Church, Jason Aldean, Florida-Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts, Zac Brown, Blake Shelton, Billy Currington, etc...)
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