I am originally from Manson,Iowa, and now live in Salvador, Bahia Brazil.
Manson is the site of a gigantic meteor crash, which occurred millions of years ago. At one time, it was believed to have been a factor in the extinction of the dinosaurs. As a result, our town celebration is actually called "Crater Days." True story.
I enjoy meeting new people, traveling, and learning new skills. I enjoy good food and drink along with good conversation. Art and music is a favorite pursuit if visiting a new city as well.
I am a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa, with a degree in History. I have a graduate degree in Public History from St. Cloud State University.
I worked in the non-profit field for over 15 years. Most of that time was in the history museum field.
I am an avid comic book collector, aging metalhead, and star wars fan..
I am divorced, and have one daughter, who is in high school. She is my pride and joy.
I am non-religious and am a social liberal/fiscal conservative politically.
I spent three summers overseas whole in college: one in Japan, one in Germany, one in England. I have also been fortunate enough to travel to China, Tibet, Belize, and many parts of the United States. My favorite city is New York, which I visit every year.
Sports teams: Minnesota Vikings, Iowa Hawkeyes, Cleveland Indians.
Movies: Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Jaws. 70s and 80s especially.