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|Location||Springfield, Illinois, United States|
|Introduction||Daniel Hayden Martins, aka Dan (to my friends), Danny Boy (to some of my Brazilian relatives), Big Guy (to my kids and their friends), Bishop Daniel among those with whom I work, and probably some other aliases I'm not aware of. I'm an Anglican bishop, a Baby Boomer who was born in Brazil, raised in the Chicago suburbs (at the end of a runway at O'Hare), and has lived in both central and southern California, western Oregon, southeast Wisconsin, and south Louisiana. Married 43 years to Brenda, father of three fabulous grown children, and now serving the Diocese of Springfield (Episcopal Church).|
|Interests||Chicago Cubs, pipe organs, eclectic cooking, Brazil, all things Anglican|
|Favorite Movies||The Mission, What Dreams May Come, The Matrix, Reds|
|Favorite Music||Classical, English choral, most anything by Ralph Vaughan Williams|
|Favorite Books||The "Anglican novels" of Susan Howatch, novels of Andrew Greely, "Christian Proficiency" by Martin Thornton|
When you've got water stuck in your ear, how do you get it out?
I just had my doctor poke a hole in my eardrum. Not a hard decision.