On here for forums only, I have a girlfriend now
I am originally from Connecticut but I have lived in Minneapolis for over 25 years now so I consider this to be my home.
I have had some interesting jobs over the years. I was a teacher in Japan. I owned a Record Store. I owned an antique store. I owned a school for Bartenders. I also spent many years in Sales but now I am retired
I like to keep fit so I belong a local gym and I go there about 4 or 5 days a week.I like bike riding too.I like to ride a few miles a day when the weather is nice. I also take a class in yoga once a week and meditate daily.
Last year I took drawing classes and this year I may try painting.
I own a little Arts and Crafts bungalow in Minneapolis near the beautiful Victory Memorial Drive
I like all types of music especially Rock. Favorite artists include
Chuck Berry,Bo Diddly,Buddy Holly,Richie Valens,Bob Dylan,Beatles,Rolling Stones,Kinks,Hollies,Yardbirds,Small Faces,Sandy Shaw,The Move,David Bowie,T-Rex,Velvet Underground, Ramones,Blondie,Talking Heads,Lydia Lunch,The Clash,Elvis Costello,Pretenders.Shonen Knife,Reina Del Cid
Sonic Youth,Jesus and Mary Chain,Pixies,NIrvana,Babes In Toyland,The Replacements and many many more
Blues Music I like is:
Robert Johnson,Blind Lemon Jefferson,Charlie Patton,Mississippi Sheiks,Blind Blake,Barbeque Bob,
Howlin Wolf,Muddy Waters,Frank Frost
I love Reggae too. I used to be a Reggae "buyer" for a store
Bob Marley,Peter Tosh,Bunny Wailer,Burning Spear,Gregory Issacs, The Heptones,Lee "Scratch" Perry.Barrington Levy,
U-Roy,I-Roy,Big Youth,Culture,Black Uhuru,Augustus Pablo
I also like some jazz like
Charlie Parker,Dizzy Gillespie,Chet Baker,Miles Davis,
John Coltrane, Ornette Coleman,Thelonius Monk,Sun Ra
And Classical music I like is
Handel,Bach,Haydn,Beethoven,Mozart,Mahler,Wagner,Bela Bartok,Berg,Webern and Schoenberg
I'd like to learn to play guitar. I own a guitar and I play a little but just while watching TV.
I like to go to Museums,recently I saw the Delacroix's Influence and Instagram for the 18th Century at MIA and the Hippie Modernism and Nairy Baghramian: Déformation Professionnelle exhibits at The Walker. Also saw the Films "Art Addict" about Peggy Guggenheim and Hockney at The Lagoon. I thought they were great.