I am a Christian.
I am a Free & Accepted Mason.
I like nice people.
Mean people may sometimes mistake my kindness as weakness - they are terribly wrong.
I am a champion for dealing with bullies and assholes.
Ethnic background: Scottish - Cherokee; Irish - Lithuanian..
Upland bird & waterfowl hunting with my yellow labs,
Cycling with my wife,
Free & Accepted Mason,
Shriner for Children's Hospitals,
Volunteer at the VA hospital,
Fine wines & whiskey,
Occasional fine cigar,
Contemporary (smooth) Jazz,
Favorite TV Shows:
Battle of the Bulge,
John Wayne Westerns,
Quigley Down Under,
The Quick and the Dead,
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the South Pacific,
Tora! Tora! Tora!,
The King and I,
The Scarlet Pimpernel,
Kingdom of Heaven,
Anything by Clive Cussler,
All Leadership Books by John C. Maxwell,
The No Asshole Rule by Robert Sutton,
The Holy Bible,
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle,
“Let us have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it.”
-- Abraham Lincoln
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
-- John Quincy Adams
"Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way."
-- Gen. George S. Patton
"Well, the trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so."
-- Ronald Reagan