John

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Thoroughly Retired Lawyer; Occasional Musician
Location Archdiocese of Hollywood, In Partibus Infidelium, a.k.a. California, United States
Introduction Self-absorbed, promethean, Neo-Pelagian, Restorationist, Triumphalist, Rosary Counter, Liturgical Obsessive, Sad Christian, Fundamentalist, Slave to Fashion . . . and much else: see latest papal statement for more. Otherwise, of Irish & Scottish descent; former paper boy, dishwasher, mail boy, file clerk, procedures analyst, and corporate attorney. Current piper, Scottish country dancer, scribbler and appallingly bad gardener. Also learning the melodeon since August 2014 . . . a G/C Weltmeister.
Interests It should be obvious from the left hand side of the blog itself.
Favorite Movies Gods and Generals, You Can't Take it With You, Tovarich, It Happened One Night, Rio Grande, Fort Apache, She Wore A Yellow Ribbon, True Grit(the real one with John Wayne), The More the Merrier, The Quiet Man
Favorite Music Current favourite is Green Ginger -- that's the group that plays Scottish country dance music. Apparently there's another group about that, well, doesn't. And lately Oesch's Die Dritten, Geschwister Weber, and Kobenzer Streich . . . stumbled upon them on You Tube looking for melodeon players which none of them really are.
Favorite Books In Our Convent Days, A Matter of Honour, The Warden, Barchester Towers, most of the rest of Trollope, Works of Patrick O'Brian, of Bruce Marshall, of Montague Summers, of Flannery O'Connor, of Byron Farwell, of Rudyard Kipling, of Jerry Pournelle, of GK Chesterton, of Hilaire Belloc, Story of a Soul, God is a Feast, Thy Will Be Done: Letters to Persons in the World by St Francis de Sales, Gueranger's Liturgical Year, Schuster's Liber Sacramentorum, Jane Eyre