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EARLY 50's BOOMER:Leo.Decidedly heterosexual & available
EDUCATION;Roman Catholic grade & college-prep, Roncalli High '69, Honors grad, Triple Distinction,National Forensic League.BA: Theatre Univ.WY ''75 Outstanding Theatre Senior & "Who's Who Among American College & University Students" Key roles:Romeo ('72 Pueblo, Reprised U.WY, '74'),Julio (Paint Your Wagon),Orphan, Judd (Oklahoma),Sebastian (Twelfth Night), Orphan (Celebration), Joe Boyd/Hardy (Damn Yankees)
MFA TECH.THEATRE '85 Scenic design,UNC Ch.Hill. Res.Master Scenic Artist, Drama Dept.,Playmakers Rep CREDO:Roman Catholic,Jud├Žo Christian,Buddhist.OCCUPATIONS, SKILLS: Writer,Theatre professor,actor,singer, composer,lyricist,playwright,oped opportunist
RENNAISSANCE:Ongoing, September of years
WORKS PUBLISHED, RECORDED C.1978-2012:"Waltzing with Eternity" (pioneer opus re: suicide,conflicting sexuality,divorce in '80s,spiritual epiphany & landmark moments & life passages."A Summer for Verona" (Play within play)JAZZ LYRICS, SHEILA LANDIS:"Goin' Through the Motions (of Love),Lonely One, Nightwalkin', Paper World"

GREEN MOUNTAIN GUILD:(orig.music,lyrics)"Story of Fairyfoot, Christmas Cuckoo, Midas Touch, Empty Drum, (Commedia) The Miser", POETRY, PROSE: "Shadow of the Candle's Flame "(metaphysical, Kabala based) SKILLS: Welder,carpenter,sculptor,meatpacker,steelworker,lifeguard

VOCAL:Decades privately trained,cantor,choral,musical comedy,Catholic liturgical,Jazz & Swing lover: Can do Sinatra like "Chairman of the Board"

ETHNICITY;Siciliano,Molisane,Napolitano(da Provincia Salerno-Italia Settentrionale)GENEALOGY:back 1700s via civil records.LINGUAL:Literacy, conv. Italian, reading.

POLITICS: Dem.,DNC member,liberal ideology,fiscally conservative.

VIEWS: COSENSUS needed, legislative/executive,more initiative,COMPROMISE! Free moral choice/opportunity for women.PERSONAL: Divorced '91, childhood: negative RE:Republican administrations:Eisenhower,Reagan,both Bushes!Dwight golfed as unemployment soared, Tricky Dickey met impeachment.

STUDENT FINANCING:NDSL, 4.0 President's Scholarship CU, Boulder.

NATURE:Amiable,gracious,welcoming kindred souls.By nature a romantic, believing in love at first sight:"falling in love" not so easy as "standing in love!"MUSIC: Adapted Neapolitan Italian songs to English to faithfully elucidate,not change intent.

BELIEFS:All God's creatures,large/small here to bring joy & truth.Fight for right, not just one's self, but for ALL people-particularly downtrodden.

INTERESTS, PROFICIENCIES:Gourmet cuisine, Italian history/genealogy/ Langu.

CHARACTER:Trustworthy,unless experience proves vain

AFFIRMATAIONS:"I have all that I need to be happy"&"What goes around DEFINITELY comes around!;"We all somehow seek a path, return to God,however Deity concieved.

MANTRAS,CORE VALUES:"What you think,what do,what you say, every day-you become!" Free will, study of philosophies & religions lead me to conclusion all people brothers & Golden Rule applies!

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Thursday, November 1, 2012      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Hats Off to the Ladies with Ballots in Hand! With such a narrow margin to determine the victory of the Presidency in 2012, WOMEN very likely stand to tip the balance!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Colorado Voter Suppression - Election 2012 A terrible instance of voter suppression is takeing place presently here in my home state of Colorado.

Friday, October 5, 2012 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Election 2012: Shall Evil Triumph?! Election 2012, Democrats, Republicans, Government by the money,Nancy Pelosi, House of Representatives, Senate, MSNBC Matthews anchor,Presidential Debate, States rights, voter suppression, Rolling Stone online, Economy, politics of fear,deadlock,Florida, Sates rights, Government by money, Special interests, counting the votes, judgment, ethics in goverment, beliefs, effective government, Consencus

The author Tuesday, November 2, 2010 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Politics Today - Garbage In And Garbage Out Politics, Racism, Fear, Colorado, Teapot Party, Federalism, State's Rights, Illegal Immigration,the Constituion, Founding Fathers, English parliamentary system

Sunday, June 21, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The Bash on B Street Lifestyle, Pueblo, Colorado, party, psychology, love, sex, alcohol, ethnicity

Tuesday, June 16, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"The Death of the Audio CD" Death of audio CD, technology, culture, Pueblo, Dallas,technology, cellular, Cable, AT&T, recording, arts, music

Sunday, May 31, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"The Wine Is Bad - Throw OUT the Current Economy!" Mortgage rates, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, North Carolina, Virginia, Pueblo, Colorado, economic crisis, refinance

Friday, February 20, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Astronomics!$" Economy, geopolitics, TARP, bail out, debt, credit, government, Bankseconomic crisis, Obama, Lincoln, survival, Darwin

Saturday, February 14, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"A Brave, New Computer Word!" Computers, life, art, writing, technology, problem solving, intelligence, testing

Saturday, February 14, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"A Terrible Vista to Behold!" Computers, technology, email, family, life, writing, creativity, Bill Gates, Apple, Microsoft, consumers

Saturday, February 7, 2009 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Say It Ain't So, Bill - Say It Ain't So!" Governors, economy, real estate, interest rates, wall street, bailout, property taxes, elderly, President Lincoln, disabled, working poor, working

Saturday, January 17, 2009      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"To President Obama" Tribute, hope, audacity, Jefferson, inspiration, arts, poetry, human condition

Sunday, December 14, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"A Ghost of Christmas Past" Christmas, holidays, depression, past, yule joy, joy, acting theater, arts, music, musicals, family, mother father

Monday, December 8, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"A Day of Infamy - Who Recalls?" war, repetition, human depravity, WW II, Viet Nam, Iraq, Veterans, Purple heart, heroism, Pueblo CO, heroes

Friday, December 5, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Speak the Speech, I Pray Thee!" Teachers, mentors, and coaches in life, memorable people

Saturday, November 29, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"So What, Now What?!" Economy, bail-out, inflation, history, pay as you go, Galbraith, stagflation, depression, recession, debate, schools, poverty, war on poverty, Viet Nam, Affluent society, silent majority

Tuesday, November 25, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"No Retraction, Only Corrections" Morality, prejudice,foreign affairs, Palestine, Israel, ethnicity, war, human nature

Wednesday, November 19, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
The ChallengeTo Obama: Human Rights Top the List!" Human rights, gay, lesbian, equality, domestic affairs, plain talk, Truman, Reagan, Republican Democrat, wconomy, unemployment, international relations, foreign affairs, sexual freedom, interfernce with right, Guantanamo, Venezuela, Russia, Iran, Israel, Russia

Sunday, November 9, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"When The Fox Is In Charge Of The Chicken Coop!" Economy, war, Afghanistan, Israel,middle east, economy, bail-out, world economy, foreign affairs, Bush, lies, Republican, Democrat, interest rates,mistakes, allies, Halliburton, interest rates, drugs, Al Quaeda, Bin Lauden,armor, WMD, nuclear proliferation

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"New Years Day Early" Obama victory, Pueblo, Colorado, Democrats, Republicans, Obama, McCain, United Stes, World, rainbow coalition, youth vote, elderly, get out the vote, audacity of hope

Monday, November 3, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"There Comes A Time - Paine Still True Now " Election issues, Republican, Democrat, human rights, economy, Iran-Contra, wars, Dar Fur, Georgia, Russia, interest rates, bail-out, work, unemployment, jobs, stock market, atrocities, health, health insurance, pverty, education, equal rights, homosexual unions

Monday, November 3, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Our Last, Best Hope" Audacity, problems of our nation, United States, politics, etymology, Democrats, Republiscan, Election, truth, meaning meaningful change

Monday, November 3, 2008 (3 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"TRUE Audacity: Pre-Victory Cabinet Announcements!" Cabinet posts, without discrimination, ability, labor, housing, stock market, energy, housing, transportation, urban development, medicine, performing arts, Public Broadcasting Stations,Health care, Health insurance, Unions, SAG, AFTRA, oriental,black, prominent experts

Sunday, November 2, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?" Obama, Change, Health Insurance, jobs, economy, health care, iraq, Iran, foreign relations, environment,

Saturday, November 1, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"He Who Laughs Last" Humor in plitical race, taxes, bail-out, qualifications, Biden, Obama, Palin, education, cost of living, jobs, education, health care,jobs, inflation, depression, race, bigotry, ethnicity, family, honesty

Thursday, October 30, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Hey, Sarah, Chill, Baby, Chill!" Palin Vs. Biden, economy, gaffes,bail-out,Fanny Mqae, congress,

Wednesday, October 29, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"A Statue, a Promise, a Wink, and a Prayer. International affair, Dafur, Russia, Palistan, Afghanistan, Irael,Lincoln, house divided, need for diplomacy

Monday, October 27, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Nowhere To Go But Up!" failing economy, debt, interest rates , afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, middle class, the dollar, trade, Bin Laden, terrorism

Monday, October 27, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"McCain Like Bush: A Sidekick Who Slides Slick" McCain a Sidekick, not Maverick, the economy, disaster, war, health care, Iraq, Afghanistan, health care, insurance, foreign policy, Republican lies, politics of fear, bail out, Mortgaes, jobs, environment, energy, oil,environment

Monday, October 27, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Lady Liberty's Nation human rights, torture, abuses, economy, bail out, Wall Street, prejudice, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Afghanistan, military, freedom, Israel threatened, Hispanics, Bush, Cheney, Oil, OPEC, inflation, recession, depression, families, income, opportuynity, green poer, nuclear proliferation, terorism ports and borders

Friday, October 24, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"The Torch is Being Passed" Leadership, foreign policy, wealth, taxes, employment, unemployment, job loss, Republican obstructionism, Republican lies, foreign policy, Darfur, Afghanistan, family, wealth,entertainment, optimism, Russia, Afghanistan, health care, health insurance, bail-out,new leadership, change

Thursday, October 23, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Republican Machine: "The Little Engine that Couldn't!" The Republican machine, politics, international affairs, distrust, economy, bail out , interest rates, middle class, jobs, unemployment, environment, health, insurance, welfare, allies, Jefferson, Nixon, Reagan, Gerald Ford, Agnew, Noriega, Iran-Contra, Iran, Iraq

Wednesday, October 22, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Going the Distance" the final showdown, the last of the presidential race, respect for the United States, the economy, bail-out,interest, stock market, mortgages, foreign affairs, war, Iraq, terrorism, Bush, Liar in Chief, Republican lies, Republican obstructionism, dim future, families, wealth, insurance, health care

Sunday, October 19, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"A Race to the Finish" The economy, terrorism, stock market, banking, bail-out, terrorism, nuclear proliferation,education, health care cost, welfare, reform, nuclear, Lies, fascism,oil, OPEC, Republican policy FEAR

Saturday, October 18, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"A Nation to Heal" Necessity for healing, Bush, bush economics, ethnic cleansing, Madison, Jefferson, health care, bail-out, bail out, History, Madison, Jefferson, health care,failed policies, arrogance

Saturday, October 18, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"A Disease Transmitted Orally" Prejudice, Obama, the economy, and the future of the United States

Monday, October 13, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Breaking the Code Prejudice, racial bigotry, the economy, historical, bail-out,mortgages and interest, education.

Monday, October 6, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Home of the Brave or Shelter for the Cowering? The economy, Wall Street Bailout are Republican disastrous policies

Sunday, October 5, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"There May Be Troubles Ahead" The economy bailout troubled times

Friday, October 3, 2008 (1 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"Republicans Always DISplace Our Economy" Republicanism Again Threatens Our Economy

Friday, October 3, 2008 (2 comments)      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
Who Will Deliver Us From Financial Perdition? Facing Financial Ruin

Wednesday, October 1, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"In God We Trust - All Others Pay Cash" A questioning of the soundness of the economy of the United States,its leadership and citizens' faith.

Tuesday, September 30, 2008      Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon
"I Had A Dream - No, More Like A Nightmare!" Personal experience in observation of the current Wall Street proposed bailout.