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Favorite Baseball Team:
Not much anymore though I just started getting back into golf finally in Oct. 2013. (Since i retired in July I should have more time). Only started in earnest though in late summer 2014. Though not a HS or college athlete I did play intramural hoops at ND and played against Austin Carr, Sid Catlett, and Collis Jones. (ND did not allow frosh to play varsity so they could play in pick-up games).
Preppy, almost since birth, with a bit of outdoors interspersed now. Since the "birth" of business casual I truly miss my tie and "braces (aka suspenders)" collection! Love a heavily starched shirt (2+ years as a Naval Officer influenced that).
Favorite Beverage and Consumption Freq:
V8. I like many craft beers but do not drink alcohol much.
"yes" + "so-it-goes"
Classic and psychedelic rock from the 60s and 70s, and a lot of music since with the exception of rap and country (though there are many talented folks in those genres). Like classical on occasion, some jazz, but not opera. Of course, ND Band, and Glee Club (was a member for three years). I continue to collect vinyl LPs.
Favorite Quote from an ND Coach:
Lou seems to have the "book" on them.
What else do you want us all to know:
I retired after 41 years with the same company on July 31, 2013. I have a great family. I am a lung cancer survivor since June 2001 (surgery date). Had no idea I had it until a very fortunate chest x-ray as part of a physical. Rough recovery time from the very invasive surgery. Yes, I did smoke. Enjoy: fly-fishing and fly-tying; kayaking on flat water; music (note above); reading; yard work. My late father was involved in a family business in NYC that was next to the eventual World Trade Center site before it was built. The business also supplied the peanuts to Yankee, Shea, and Baltimore's Memorial Stadiums for many years.