About Me

I work in IT at a Hospital in Texas.

Last Movie (in the theater) I saw: Arrival I am currently reading: Marvel’s New Universe comics, Robotech novels The last CD I bought: Hello World: Information Society The Movie/BluRay I last bought: Matrix Trilogy, Mel Brooks Collection I am currently playing: Clash of Clans, AdventureCapitalist My favorite Links

Books Read in 2016: None!

Books on Tape/CD 2016:  Snow Crash: Neal Stevenson, The Reality Dysfunction: Peter Hamilton, The Invisible Man: HG Wells, Doomsday Book: Connie Wilis, Secret of Ji: Pierre Grimbert, City and the Stars, The Sands of Mars: Arthur C. Clarke, The Harry Potter Books (1-6): J.K. Rowling, The Scarlette Pimpernel: Baroness Orczy

Books Read in 2015: None!

Books on Tape/CD 2015:  Hand of Evil: J.A. Jance, Door into Summer, Citizen of the Galaxy: Robert Heinline, The Chrysalids: John Wyndham, Way Station: Clifford Simak, Valis: Phillip K Dick, The Postman, The Uplift War: David Brin, The Road: Cormac McCarthy

Books Read in 2014: None!

Books on Tape/CD 2014:  Roadside Croses, Speaking in Tongues, The Blue Nowhere, garden of Beasts: Jeffery Deaver, The Executor: Jesse Kellerman, The Lost World: Arthur Canon Doyle, The Postman: David Brin, The Road: Cormac McCarthy, Red Mars: Kim Stanley Robinson, Dan Brown: Inferno, Marc Seifer: Wizard, The Man in the High Castle: Phillip K. Dick, Shogun: James Clavelle, The Day of the Triffids: John Wyndham, Battlefield Earth: L.Ron Hubbard, The Diamond Age, Neal Stephenson, Ilium: Dan Simmons, Have Spacesuit will Travel: Robert Heinlein, Out of the Silent Planet: C.S. Lewis; Inifinty Welcomes Careful Drivers, Better Than Life: Grant Naylor, The Puppett Masters: Robert Heinlein, The Lathe of Heaven: Ursla K Leguin, Old Man’s War: John Scalzi, Use of Weapons: Iain M. Banks, Altered Carbon: Richard Morgan (My favorite book of the year: Day of the Triffids)

Books Read in 2013: Jennings’ Folly: Thomas Stone

Books on Tape/CD 2013: Jurassic Park, The Andromeda Strain: Michael Chrichton, Gateway: Fredrick Pohl, The Stars My Destination: Alfred Bester, Contact: Carl Sagan, Flowers for Algernon: Daniel Keyes, At Risk, Patricia Cornwell, Rage: Jonathan Kellerman, The Genius: Jesse Kellerman, The Hobbit: J.R.R. Tolkein, A Canticle for Leibowitz, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Jules Vern, Jurassic Park: Michael Chrichton, A Clockwork Orange: Anthony Burgess, The End of Eternity: Isaac Asimov, A Fire Upon the Deep: Vernor Venge, The Harry Potter Books (1-7): J.K. Rowling, Lord of Light: Roger Zelazny, The End of Eternity: Isaac Asimov, Time Enough for Love: Robert Heinlein, Ubik: Philip K. Dick

Books Read in 2012: Otto of the Silverhand: Howard Pyle, Robotech Genesis, Battlecry, Homecoming, Battlehymn, Force of Arms: Jack McKinney, A Book of Wizards: various

Books on Tape/CD 2012: The Lost Symbol: Dan Brown, 11-22-63: Stephen King, Mary Poppins: P.L. Travers, The Prague Cemetary: Umberto Eco, DC Dead: Stewart Woods, Ender’s Game: Orson Scott Card, 1984: George Orwell, Stranger in a Strange Land, Starship Troopers, Robert Heinlein, Neuromancer: William Gibson, Swan Peak: James Lee Burke, Courting Trouble, Everywhere that Mary went: Lisa Scottoline, Cold Moon: Jeffery Deaver, Justice Denied: J.A. Jance, The Man in the High Castle: Phillip K. Dick, A Wrinkle in Time: Madelein L’Engle, The Left Hand of Darkness: Ursula K. Le Guin, Solaris: Lem Stanislaw, The Martian Chronicles: Ray Bradbury, Cat’s Cradle: Kurt Vonnegut, Hyperion: Dan Simmons: Randezvous with Rama, Childhood’s End: Arthur Clarke, Brave New World: Aldous Huxley, The Forever War: Joe Haldeman, 

Books Read in 2011: 50 Years of Science Fiction and Fantasy Magazine Anthology: Various, If Chins Could Kill: Bruce Campbell, Pirate Freedom: Gene Wolf

Books on Tape/CD 2011: Michael Connelly: Echo Park, James Patterson: 5th Horseman, Peter De Jonge: Shadows Still Remain, Peter Pan In Scarlet: Geraldine McCaughrean, The Cat Who Dropped A Bombshell: Lilian Jackson Braun, The Nitpicker’s Guide for Next Generation Trekkers – Volume 1,2,3: Phil Farrand, The Ghost: Robert Harris, The Kills, The Bone Vault: Linda Farstein, Fatally Flaky: Diane Mott Davis, The Ghost: Robert Harris, The Picture of Dorian Gray: Oscar Wilde, Around The World In 80 Days: Jules Verne, A Yankee in King Arthur’s Court: Mark Twain, Gulliver’s Travels: Jonathan Swift, Black Coffee: Agatha Christie, Over My Dead Body, Curtains For Three: Rex Stout, The Mask Of The Red Death: Edgar Allen Poe, World Without End, Pillars Of The Earth: Ken Follett, Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers: Grant Naylor, Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, Restraunt at the End of the Universe, Life, the Universe, and Everything: Douglas Adams, Heritcs of Dune (Super Abridged Edition): Frank Herbert, 2001 A Space Odyssey (Super Abridged Edition) Arthur C. Clarke

Books Read in 2010: Robot Warriors: Various,

Books on Tape/CD 2010: Bad Business: Robert parker, Spook Country: William Gibson, The Coffin Dancer, The Empty Chair, The Stone Monkey, The Sleeping Doll: Jeffery Deaver, Death Dance: Linda Fairstein, Double Shot: Diane Mott Davidson, Plum Lovin, Love Overboard: Janet Evanovich, Lords of the Rings Trilogy BBC Audio Production, The Hobbit: BBC Audio Production, Benjamin Franklin An American Life: Walter Isaacson, Mounting Fears, Dirty Work, Loitering with Intent, Reckless Abandon, Beverly Hills Dead, Fresh Disasters: Stuart Woods, Book of the Dead, All That Remains, Cruel & Unusual: Patricia Cornwell, Chill Factor: Sandra Brown, The Third Secret: Steve Berry, Blaze: Richard Bachman, The Man Who Smiled: Henning Mankell

Books Read in 2009:The Lady and the Unicorn: Tracy Chaliver, The Diary of the Cat Who: Lilian Jackson Braun

Books on Tape/CD 2009: Pawn Of Prophecy: David Eddings, Magician’s Gambit, Castle of Wizardry, Enchanters’ End Game, Guardians of the West, King of the Murgos, Demon Lord of Karanda, Sorceress of Darshiva, The Seeress of Kell, Belgarath the Sorcerer, Polgara the Sorceress, The Diamond Throne, The Ruby Knight, The Sapphire Rose: David Eddings, The Great Train Robbery: Michael Chrichton, Treasure Island: Robert Louis Stevenson, Agatha Raisin and the Fairies of Fryfam: M.C. Beaton, More Stories from the Allingham Case-Book: Margery Allingham and Bernard Archer, The Name of the Rose: Umberto Eco, Plum Spooky: Janet Evanovich

Books Read in 2008: Nueromancer: William Gibson, First Meetings: Orson Scott Card, The Colour of Magic, The Light Fantastic, Sourcery, Eric: Terry Pratchett

Books on Tape/CD 2008: The Templar Legacy: Dave Berry, The Coffin Dance, The Empty Chair, The Stone Monkey: Jeffery Deaver, Sherlock Holmes: Case of Identity, The Red Headed League: Arthur Canon Doyle, Mother Goose Stories (various), Angels and Demons: Dan Brown, Double Shot, Sweet Revenge: Diane Mott Davis, Death of a Dreamer, The Perfect Paragon: M.C. Beaton, Death Dance, Linda Fairstein, Plum Lovin’, Four To Score, Plum Lucky, Eleven On Top, Twelve Sharp, : Janet Evanovich, Problem at Pollensa Bay and 7 other Mysteries: Agatha Christie, Next: Michael Chrichton, Dr. Jekell & Mr. Hyde, Mother Goose Stores, The Scarlett Letter, Sense and Sensability: Digiview Audio Prod,  Pawn Of Prophecy: David Eddings, Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, The Restaurant At The End Of The Universe: Douglas Adams, Douglas Adams At The BBC (various)

Books Read in 2007: Noble House: James Clavelle, Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park: The Lost World: Michael Chrichton, Robotech Doomsday: Jack McKinney

Books on Tape/CD 2007: A Matter of Crime: Martha Manning, The Night Crew: John Sandford, The Right Hand of Evil: John Saul, Fat Tuesday: Sandra Brown, Ashes to Ashes, Dark Horse: Tami Hoag, N is for Noose: Sue Grafton, Dead by Sunset: Ann Rule, Night Prey: John Sanford, Likely to Die: Linda Fairstein, The Bone Collector: Jeffrey Deaver, The Tenth Justice: Brad Meltzer, 3 to Get Deadly: Janet Evanovich, Lies, Love and Liquor: M.C. Beaton, Blowfly, Post Mortem: Patricia Cornwell, The Old Fox Deceiv’d: Martha Grimes, The Last Suppers, Catering For No One, Dying For Chocolate: Diane Mott Davis, Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers, Better Than Life: Grant Naylor, Deep Waters: Jayne Ann Krentz, Fatal Voyage: Kathy Reichs, Blood Work: Michael Connelly, Dissolution: CJ Sansom, Hard Time: Sara Paretsky

Books Read in 2006:  GaiJin: James Clavelle, Rolling Thunder: Tom Stone, The Last Picture Show: Larry McMurtry,

Books on Tape/CD 2006: Maximize your Financial Dignity: Max Jaffee, Harry Potter and the Sorcere’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azakaban, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half blood Prince: J.K. Rowling, Charlotte’s Web: E.B. White, Elephants Can Remember: Agatha Christie, Rosemary’s Baby: Ira Levin, The Automatic Millionaire: David Bach, Death of a Bore, Agatha Rasin and the Haunted House: M.C. Beaton, The Secret Supper: Javier Sierra, Rumpole and the Penge Bungalow Murders: John Mortimer, I, Robot: Isaac Asimov, Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers, Better Than Life: Grant Naylor, Jack the Ripper, Case Closed: Patricia Cornwell, The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less: Terry Ryan, Timeline: Michael Crichton, Nightshift, Riding the Bullet: Stephen King, Artmis Fowl and The Artic Incident: Eoin Cofler A Series of Unfortunate Events Book 4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11: Lemony Snicket, The Davinci Code: Dan Brown

Books Read in 2005: TaiPan: James Clavelle, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: Douglas Adams, If Chins Could Kill, Make Love The Bruce Campbell Way: Bruce Campbell, Robotech Force Of Arms: Jack McKinney

Books on Tape/CD 2005: Prey: Michael Crichton. A Rare Benedictine: Ellis Peters, Artemis Fowl: Book 1: Eoin Cofler, Before Midnight, Right To Die: Rex Stout, Don’t Know Much About History: Don’t Know Much About Geography: Kenneth C. Davis, Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince: J.K. Rowling, Inkheart: Cornelia Funke , The Body In The Library, Poirot Investigates: Agatha Christie, The Deception: M. C. Beaton, Winnie The Pooh, A.A. Milne, The Winter Queen: B. Akunin, Kingdom Hospital: Elenor Druse, Tyrannosaur Canyon: Douglas Preston, The Meaning of Everything: Simon Winchester, Prey: Michael Chrichton, The Cat Who Knew A Cardinal: Lilian Jackson Braun, Animal Farm: George Orwell, Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers, Better than Life: Doug Naylor

Books Read in 2004: God: The Ultimate Autobiography: Jeremy Pascall, The Pyrates: George MacDonald Fraser, Robotech Genesis, Battlecry, HomeComing, Battlehymn: Jack McKinney Shogun: James Clavelle

Books on Tape/CD 2004: Infinity Welcomes Careful Drivers: Grant Naylor, The Cat Who Talked Turkey, The Cat Who Played Post Office, The Cat Who Knew Shakespeare, The Cat Who Sniffed Glue, The Cat Who Talked To Ghosts, The Cat Who Sang To Birds: Lilian Jackson Braun Poirot Investigates the Jewel Robbery at the Grand Metropolitan,  Miss Marple Investigates, The Do It With Mirrors: Agatha Christie, Moby Dick: Herman Melville, Prey: Michael Crichton. The Virgin In The Ice: Ellis Peters, Othello, Richard III: William Shakespear, Get in the Van: Henry Rollins, Charlotte’s Web: E.B. White

Books Read in 2003:  Treasure Island: Robert Louis Stevenson, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix: J.K. Rowling

Books on Tape/CD 2003:  One Corpse Too Many, A Morbid Taste for Bones, Monk’s Hood, Saint Peter’s fair: Summer of the Danes, The Holy Thief, The Leper of St. Giles, The Sanctuary Sparrow, The Devil’s Novice, Dead Man’s Ransom, The Pilgrim of Hate, The Rose Rent, The Sanctuary Sparrow, The Confession of Brother Haluin, The Rose Rent, The Hermit Of Eyton Forest, The Heretic’s Apprentice, The Potter’s Field, Brother Cadfael’s Penance: Elis Peters, Journey of the Dead: Loren Estleman, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Mark Twain, Under the Black Flag: David Cordingly, Servant of the Bones, Violin, The Vampire Armand, Vittorio The Vampire, Blood And Gold, Exit to Eden, Interview with a Vampire, Queen of the Dammed, The Vampire Lestat, Pandora, Merrik: Anne Rice, Airframe, Timeline: Michael Crichton, The Miniority Report And Other Short Stores: Phillip K. Dick, Pure Drivel: Steve Martin, Peter Pan: J.M. Barrie,  A Marriage a Mystery and a Murder: Mark Twain, The Old Man and the Sea: Earnest Hemmingway, From a Buick 10,  Blood and Smoke, Everyting’s Eventual: Steven King, The Strange Case of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde: Robert Louis Stevenson, Master and Commander, Patrick O’Brian, Tales of Fanatsy: Ray Brabury, The Hound of the Baskervilles: Arthur Canon Doyle, Midnight Mass: Various, The Haunting of Lamb House: Joan Aiken, Contact: Carl Sagan, The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: Benjamin Franklin, I Am Spock: Leonard Nimoy, The Cat Who Brought Down The House, The Cat Who Saw Red, Short And Tall Tales, The Cat Who Went Underground: Lilian Jackson Braun, The Crusades: Antony Bridge, Mary Stuart, Queen Of Scots: Alexandre Duman, A Farewell To Arms: Ernest Hemingway, A Series Of Unfortunate Events (Book 3): Lemony Snicket

Books Read in 2002:  The Hidden City, The Redemption of Althalas: David Eddings, The Evil Dead Companion: Bill Warren, If Chins Could Kill: Bruce Campbell, Cathedral: David Macaulay, The Bayeux Tapestry: Norman Denny, Cross-Sections – Castle: Stephen Biesty, The Terminal Man, Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Michael Crichton, The Pyrates: George MacDonald Frazier, The Last Human: Doug Naylor, Backwards: Rob Grant

Books on Tape/CD 2002: Dune – House Atredies, House Harkonnen, House Corrino: Brian Herbert, Menoch The Devil, The Vampire Lestat: Anne Rice, Hannibal: Thomas Harris, Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, Restraunt at the End of the Universe, Life, the Universe, and Everything, So Long and Thanks for all the Fish, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, Long Dark Tea Time of the Soul: Douglas Adams

Books Read in 2001: The Return of the King, J.R.R. Tolkien, The Diamond Throne, The Ruby Knight, The Sapphire Rose, The Shining Ones, Domes of Fire: David Eddings, Idiots guide to Classical Mythology: Kevin Osborne, Harry Potter and the Sorcer’s Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azakaban, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: J.K. Rowlings, The Andromeda Strain, Congo: Michael Crichton, Streams of Silver, The Halfling’s Gem: Robert Salvatore, Princess Bride: William Goldsmith

Books Read in 2000: Belgarath The Sorcerer, Polgara The Sorcress: David Eddings, Robotech Book 10: Jack McKenny, The Magician’s Nephew: C.S. Lewis, The Hobbit, The The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers: J.R.R. Tolkien, Gundam: Awakening, Gundam: Esclation: Yoshiyuki Tomino Pool of Radiance: James Ward & Jane Wong The Crystal Shard: Robert Salvatore

Books Read in 1999: Castle, David Macualy, Vision of the Future: Timothy Zahn, Noble House, The Children’s Story, Thrump-o-moto: James Clavelle, That Livley Man, Ben Franklin: Jeanette Eaton, Pawn Of Prophecy, Queen of Sorcery, Magician’s Gambit, Castle of Wizardry, Enchanter’s End Game, King of The Murgos, The Guardians of the West, Deamon Lord of Karanda, Sorceress Of Darshiva, The Seeress Of Kell: David Eddings

Books Read in 1998: King Rat: James Clavell, Spectre of the Past: Timothy Zhan, The Magician’s Nephew, The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe, The Boy and his Horse, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, Prince Caspian, The Silver Chair, The Last Battle: C.S. Lewis, Guardians of the flame 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 :Joel Rosenburg, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, So Long and Thanks for all the Fish, The Restraunt at the end of the Universe, Mostly Harmless, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul: Douglas Adams, Rainbow Six: Tom Clancy

The best book I ever read: SHOGUN, by James Clavell. What a book!

My favorite music groups are: Duran Duran, The Police, Information Society, Depeche Mode, Fine Young Cannibals, Erasure, Enigma.

My favorite solo artists are (in no order) Sting, Enya, Bjork, David Bowie

My favorite movies are (in no order): LOTR Trilogy, Star Wars Trilogy, Big Trouble in Little China, Toys, Indiana Jones Trilogy, Aliens, Labyrinth, Legend, Groundhog Day, Blade Runner, Jurassic Park, Most pirate movies, The Goonies. Seven Samurai.

My favorite anime is (in no order): Robotech, Wings of Honneamise, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Iria: Zeriam the Animation, Macross Plus, Patlabor1

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