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A personal literature and arts
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the "oddest" job
you ever did for a living?
about three weeks, when I was eighteen, I washed the
udders of 175 dairy cows twice daily prior to attaching
the electric milking machine cups, at the Louisiana State
University Dairy where I was then a student. I was paid a
small salary (but my first check was held up six weeks)
and all the milk I could drink, or rather stomach. When it
got so that I seemed to be able to hear the milk sloshing
about in my innards as I walked from class to class, I
decided to enlist in the Marines, serve my country, and
come back on the G.I. Bill of Rights. The first question I
asked the recruitment officer was, "If I enlist right
now, will you take me to a restaurant and feed me?
Anything other than milk."
What is your
had a somewhat long and varied series of studies in what
used to be called, in more naive times, "liberal
education" (i.e., free man's vs. that of a slave),
mainly at the baccalaureate level, with majors in
political philosophy and mathematics (concentration in
mathematical logic) and with minors in music and general
philosophy. I studied at Louisiana
State University, Northwestern State University of
of Hawaii, U.C.L.A.,
California State University at Northridge, Fuller
Theological Seminary of Pasadena, and Sawyer Business
College of Van Nuys, CA.
work (rear guard lookout, claws at the ready)