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Charles L. Riccillo 1436 E. 10th St. Pueblo, CO 81001 (719) 544-8105
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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,Judæo 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:(,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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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 3, 2008
"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
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SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Colorado Voter Suppression - Election 2012 A terrible instance of voter suppression is takeing place presently here in my home state of Colorado.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, December 5, 2008
Speak the Speech, I Pray Thee!" Teachers, mentors, and coaches in life, memorable people
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 5, 2008
"There May Be Troubles Ahead" The economy bailout troubled times
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 1, 2008
"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
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 24, 2008
"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
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 3, 2008
"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
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 7, 2009
"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
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 8, 2008
"A Day of Infamy - Who Recalls?" war, repetition, human depravity, WW II, Viet Nam, Iraq, Veterans, Purple heart, heroism, Pueblo CO, heroes
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 3, 2008
"Our Last, Best Hope" Audacity, problems of our nation, United States, politics, etymology, Democrats, Republiscan, Election, truth, meaning meaningful change
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 30, 2008
"Hey, Sarah, Chill, Baby, Chill!" Palin Vs. Biden, economy, gaffes,bail-out,Fanny Mqae, congress,
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 14, 2008
"A Ghost of Christmas Past" Christmas, holidays, depression, past, yule joy, joy, acting theater, arts, music, musicals, family, mother father
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 16, 2009
"The Death of the Audio CD" Death of audio CD, technology, culture, Pueblo, Dallas,technology, cellular, Cable, AT&T, recording, arts, music
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 25, 2008
"No Retraction, Only Corrections" Morality, prejudice,foreign affairs, Palestine, Israel, ethnicity, war, human nature
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 31, 2009
"The Wine Is Bad - Throw OUT the Current Economy!" Mortgage rates, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, North Carolina, Virginia, Pueblo, Colorado, economic crisis, refinance
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 13, 2008
Breaking the Code Prejudice, racial bigotry, the economy, historical, bail-out,mortgages and interest, education.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 18, 2008
"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
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 2, 2008
"Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?" Obama, Change, Health Insurance, jobs, economy, health care, iraq, Iran, foreign relations, environment,
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 9, 2008
"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
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, October 19, 2008
"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
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 5, 2012
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
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 3, 2008
"Republicans Always DISplace Our Economy" Republicanism Again Threatens Our Economy
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 18, 2008
"A Disease Transmitted Orally" Prejudice, Obama, the economy, and the future of the United States
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 2, 2010
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
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 1, 2008
"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.
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, November 29, 2008
"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
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 23, 2008
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
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, September 30, 2008
"I Had A Dream - No, More Like A Nightmare!" Personal experience in observation of the current Wall Street proposed bailout.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 14, 2009
"A Brave, New Computer Word!" Computers, life, art, writing, technology, problem solving, intelligence, testing
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 5, 2008
"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
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 27, 2008
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
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 21, 2009
The Bash on B Street Lifestyle, Pueblo, Colorado, party, psychology, love, sex, alcohol, ethnicity
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 29, 2008
"A Statue, a Promise, a Wink, and a Prayer. International affair, Dafur, Russia, Palistan, Afghanistan, Irael,Lincoln, house divided, need for diplomacy
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 14, 2009
"A Terrible Vista to Behold!" Computers, technology, email, family, life, writing, creativity, Bill Gates, Apple, Microsoft, consumers
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 3, 2008
Who Will Deliver Us From Financial Perdition? Facing Financial Ruin
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 27, 2008
"Nowhere To Go But Up!" failing economy, debt, interest rates , afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, middle class, the dollar, trade, Bin Laden, terrorism
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SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, November 1, 2012
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!
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 27, 2008
"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
SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, January 17, 2009
"To President Obama" Tribute, hope, audacity, Jefferson, inspiration, arts, poetry, human condition
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 20, 2009
"Astronomics!$" Economy, geopolitics, TARP, bail out, debt, credit, government, Bankseconomic crisis, Obama, Lincoln, survival, Darwin
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 19, 2008
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
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 6, 2008
Home of the Brave or Shelter for the Cowering? The economy, Wall Street Bailout are Republican disastrous policies
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, October 22, 2008
"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

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