Curious reader of all things, scrabble player, crossword puzzle enthusiast, Red Sox, Patriots, and Celtics fan., semi-retired: able and willing to do just about anything to keep myself busy. Love history and geography, speak and read Japanese semi-fluently (above intermediate level), love Blues, Jazz, reggae, and soft rock. Love traveling, biking, hiking, jogging, and swimming. Retired U.S. Navy, earned Bachelor in Science degree (Management & Org. Studies, Magna cum Laude), Univ. of Southern Maine, 1995.