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Just a regular guy living in the far northern plains. Husband, father of three, Anglican Catholic. Interests include: photography, zines, social history, cultural history, art history esp. Medieval and Ren., American studies, policy, outsider art, literature, Malraux, William S. Burroughs, the beat gen, entymology, colembula, aesthetics, philosophy, Berdyaev, Sartre, Foucault, existentialism, Walter Benjamin, Russian literature, Kierkegaard, Rahner, American history, popular culture, business history, labor history, haiku, Tennyson, Walt Whitman, William Blake, theology, astromony, bowling, camping, ballroom dancing, writing, weight lifting, pinhole and zone plate photography, alternative methods of photographic development, darkroom, homemade cameras, performance art, cooking, playing guitar, playing harmonica

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aaronorear profile - diary
comments: Great writing; insightful
lavenderlily profile - diary
comments: Very nice
sunstarr profile - diary
comments: Fresh, original energized
blue-flag profile - diary
comments: Excellent storyteller; fun to read
hornstarr profile - diary
comments: Fun to read
sunnflower profile - diary

My favorite music:

Edward Kennedy Ellington
comments: America's greatest composer
Brian Eno
comments: I like the way the guy thinks

My favorite movies:

Anything by Truffaut
Anything by Robert Besson
comments: Under Satan's Sun -- maxium impact, a study in the final questions

My favorite authors:

Gilbert Keith Chesterton
comments: Anything by Chesterton will make you laugh, think, grow and hear the angels of your better nature
Andre Malraux
comments: His works all boil down to this: Will you stand on the sidelines or will you join the fray?
Ralph Ellison
comments: Mind blowing narrative skills
Walker Percy
comments: Satire sharp as a surgeon's knife
Yukio Mishima
comments: He explores the dangers of a hidden life

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