Male , 46-50

More an observer than a participant. Curious about a wide variety of things, when I do participate I always seem to ask the question that nobody else sees or wants to ask. I’ll try to figure things out for myself when I can, but when I can’t, I always look for somebody that does know the right answer. I get frustrated with arrogant and ignorant people. There is no harm in having a qualified opinion, but open your mind to other’s ideas as well.

Last Seen Jul 25, 2010
Member Since Apr 08, 2010
Favorite Quote
Vices Coca-Cola, is music a vice???
Politics Moderate
Horoscope Scorpio
Special day
Books Lonesome Dove, Watership Down, The Great Gatsby, As I Lay Dying, The Right Stuff, Space, assorted biographies
Music 70's pop/rock, 80's rock, country, some classical, some 40's big band, really a bit of everything except jazz and rap
Movies Swing Time, Bull Durham, St Elmos Fire, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Pulp Fiction
Local Time June 3rd, 9:59 AM

I Remember The Summer Of 1975

4th Of July 1975 I have many terrific memories of that summer but one stands out above them all.   It was the enormous 4th of July picnic on the farm that year where it seemed like... [more]
  • I Like Intelligent People

    Intelligence + A Sense Of Humor When you can find an intelligent person who is not only smart, but has a great sense of humor to go with those brains, you have yourself a person that I want to know.  The laughter is import… [more]
  • I Grew Up Poor

    My Story Ain't "the Waltons" Growing up poor for me holds no special memories.  We had moved 5 times before I was six, naturally I don't remember all the moves, but each time we moved we moved to another isolated r… [more]
  • I Have a Broken Heart

    Letter To M (1968-1988) February 7th was the 22nd anniversary of my beloved M's tragic death.  While I normally am a very private person and don't like to share things like this, I'm not su… [more]
  • I Love The Sound Of Rain Falling On The Roof

    Raindrop Echoes From 1982 to 1985 I worked in a lumberyard.  For those that don't know what a lumberyard is these were the places people shopped for building materials before the "home improvement centers" like … [more]
  • My First Best Friend

    Posted on: April 22nd, 2010 at 10:47PM

    In their lifetime a person have many people they come to know as friends. And as often happens the friends we knew as a child are replaced by other friends we meet as an adult. I'm no different, I don't keep in touch with many of the kids I grew up with, I see them around now and then and we stop and talk but that's about it. Even friends I made in college, people I thought would be in my life forever, have eventually drifted away as time has passed. I'm thinking of one friend tonight though, somebody I'd proudly call my first "best friend". Like first loves, first crushes, etc, I think a lot of us have also have had first best friends. I'm thinking of her tonight as in about a weeks ti… [more]


  • My First Date

    Posted on: May 2nd, 2010 at 10:06PM

    God is there anything that simultaneously makes the time drag and makes the time pass by swiftly as when you are getting ready for your first date EVER. I remember preparing for that long ago late January Saturday. I had called DB the previous Sunday with the urging of my friend KT, so I had six agonizing days to be thinking about what I was in for before I was actually ON A DATE. Needless to say my mind wasn't to much on class work nor was it on my basketball game, my coach noticed the more than usual "mental errors" I was making in practice that week but probably figured it was just the point in the long season where things like this do happen. As far as I knew, nobody in the school knew… [more]