Trader Rick

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Gender MALE
Industry Consulting
Occupation Master Brick Cleaner
Location Wabash River Valley and an old Orange Grove, Wabash County, Indiana and Palm Harbor, Fla., United States
Introduction Viet Nam Veteran (212th Combat Aviation Battalion, Marine Aircraft Group 16,Marble Mountain Air Facility,Da Nang, RVN) Musher (HAW Sled Dog Club), Eagle Scout (Troop 37, Clearwater Fla.), MBA (UNF Jacksonville Fla.),Trained Historian (USF, Tampa Fla.) and Journalist UF Gainesville Fla.), Tree Farmer, Christian, Father, Industrial Engineer, Management Consultant, Manufacturing Plant Manager, Anarchist, Sociopath, Geocacher, Proud member of the VAST RIGHTWING CONSPIRACY, And it goes without saying: GATOR NATION, Class of '69!! Here in the heart of Flyover Territory, we cling to our Bibles and Guns! God Bless the USA! TRADER RICK has the creds to back up what he writes. Remember he is your ONLY blogger to have gotten drunk on cheap Scots Whisky with the Executioner of Che Gueverra!! (1969, Ft. McNair, Washington, D.C.), to have shot a game of 9-ball with Willie Mosconi, AND shaken Dick Nixon's hand... Now Hanging out in Palm Harbor, Fla., and can usually be found under an Umbrella Table outside Hooker Island Bar and Grill with his beloved Rosie, and Zippy Blackspot the Jack Russell and Angus R. MacDogall the Westie...
Interests Geocaching, Dogsledding, hiking, Drinking Yukon Jack, Feeding watering and de-pooping nine Siberian Huskies, wolf hybrids, Jack Russells (the famous Patrick E. Brownspot), huskies, back packing, canoeing, civil war, history, dakota, dodge, sks, beer, grapevines, microbreweries, brew pubs, florida, gators, jeeps, Graving, kayaking, photography
Favorite Movies Anything with Angelina Jolie Voight. Casablanca is the best movie ever made. CASABLANCA, FIELD OF DREAMS, DANCES WITH WOLVES, BIRTH OF A NATION, MALTESE FALCON, AFRICAN QUEEN, DONOVAN'S REEF, PLAN NINE FROM OUTER SPACE, ATTACK OF THE KILLER TOMATOES, STAR WARS, BACK TO THE FUTURE and of course, From Dusk Til Dawn.
Favorite Music Wagner, Beachboys, Big Band, Country Western, 60's Folk songs, Jimmy Buffet. Favorite tune is Hoagie Carmichal's "Stardust"
Favorite Books Bible, anything by, Erle Stanley Gardner, Kurt Vonnegut, Jack London, Jack Kerouac

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