Interests

 

Photos of some sports cars I have owned

2012-present 2009 Porsche 911 Turbo
2002-2012 1999 Porsche Carrera 4
1994-2002 1992 Nissan 300ZX
1968-1973 1956 Fiat Abarth Zagato double-bubble coupe
1967-1968 1965 Toyota Sport 800
1965 1965 Triumph TR4A
1963-1965 1956 MGA

 

Some music I listen to regularly

  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Multi-Love, So Good At Being In Trouble
  • Silversun Pickups, Lazy Eye, album Neck of the Woods
  • Pixies, especially Gouge Away, Here Comes Your Man, Where Is My Mind?, Gigantic, Into The White
  • Green Day, especially Whatsername, Give Me Novacaine
  • Foo Fighters, especially Best Of You, Breakout, Generator, Headwires, All My Life, Times Like These
  • Brian Wilson’s Smile, especially Heroes And Villains, Surf’s Up, Wind Chimes, Good Vibrations
  • Blink-182, especially First Date, The Rock Show, Anthem Pt. 2, Stockholm Syndrome
  • Good Charlotte, especially The Anthem, Wondering
  • Violent Femmes, Blister in the Sun, Blister 2000
  • Queen, David Bowie & Queen, Under Pressure
  • Andy Reed, “Lost In Austin”
  • The Cars, The Kinks, The Zombies, Dave Brubeck Quartet

 

Some music groups I performed with

  • 1960-1963 Played percussion in symphony orchestra at Iowa State University
  • 1960-1962 Played percussion, primarily snare drum, in concert band at Iowa State University
  • 1961-1962 Played drum set in Andy Reed’s instrumental quartet, high school proms, fraternity parties
  • 1960-1961 Sang bass in Andy Reed’s vocal quartet, talent shows, KRNT radio, Iowa State Fair

 

Some marathons I have run, 1975-1988

  • (usual strategy: “start slow and taper off”)
  • Paul Masson Vineyards, Cupertino-Saratoga, once
  • Pacific-Sun, Marin county, once
  • Napa Valley, Calistoga-Napa, twice
  • San Francisco, thrice

 

Some other interests

  • Favorite magazines: Wired and Reason (reason.com)
  • Favorite think tank: Cato (cato.org)
  • Favorite websites for skeptics: eSkeptic.com and csicop.org