I've been tagged by archivist and blogger Sally Jacobs to write "5-things" about myself (that you probably don't already know). Since Sally was thoughtful enough to include me in this "get acquainted" blogging game, I've cobbled together the following 5 things:
1. Bruce Springsteen. I'm an amateur authority on the music of Bruce Springsteen. I once won a Springsteen trivia contest sponsored by a Chicago radio station. And Monmouth University published an acedemic paper I wrote on Springsteen's politcal awakening in the 1980s.
3. Golden Retrievers. My heart belongs to a Golden Retriever. I loved that dog, and I miss her.
4. Libertarian. I have a long-standing rule never to talk politics with family or friends. However, truth is, because I hold the U.S. Constitution in high esteem and ascribe to the principles of Jeffersonian Democracy, I align myself with the Libertarian Party, which seems to best articulate my views.
5. No Kidding. I do not have any children, but I do have a dog.
So, now it's my turn to tag some bloggers. Here are my picks: