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Stuff I Like
 
Rakebird
Vines and flowers
Peacock
Junkasaurus Wrecks
Garrett Wilkinson
1916-1999
These photographs were taken in the late Garrett Wilkinson's Bertram, Texas sculpture garden on Memorial Day 1997. The official name of the dinosaur, which has appeared in parades and TV commercials, is Junkasaurus Wrecks.

Favorite musical organizations:
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
A Robert Shaw discography

Dallas Symphony Orchestra
An Andrew Litton discography

The Boston Camerata

Arts News:
Andante
Arts and Letters Daily
Arts Journal
Classics Today
New Music Box
Typographica

Other Interesting online reading:
The Atlantic Online
Brushstroke.tv
Slashdot
Wired

Favorite kid's books:
Anything by Dr. Seuss
"Where the Wild Things Are" by Maurice Sendak
"Spaceship Under the Appletree" by Louis Slobodkin
"Two Bad Ants" by Chris Van Allsburg
"Misty of Chincoteague" by Marguerite Henry
"Songs From Around a Toadstool Table" by Rowena Bennett
"Sector 7" by David Wiesner

Charities that do what they claim:
Habitat For Humanity International
National Wildlife Federation
Prison Fellowship Ministries
The Living Bank
Union Gospel Mission
World Vision

Unfashionable ideas worth considering:
"Mere Christianity" and "The Screwtape Letters" by C.S. Lewis
"The Mind of the Maker" by Dorothy L. Sayers
"The God Who Is There" by Francis A. Schaeffer
"The Cloister Walk" by Kathleen Norris

Favorite science fiction writers:
Douglas Adams
Lloyd Biggle
Marion Zimmer Bradley
David Brin
Robert A. Heinlein
Anne McCaffrey
Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle
Clifford D. Simak

Books by my relatives:
"Parallax"
by Karen Chance (my sister)
Printed 1987 by Nexus Press, Atlanta

"One Hundred Years of Delaware Football"
"The Blue Rocks Past and Present: Wilmington's Baseball Team, 1940-1999"
by T. Elbert Chance (my Dad)

"Tidewater Landfalls"
"More Tidewater Landfalls"
Out of print
"Jane Austin the Woman: Some Biographical Insights"
"A History of Jane Austin's Family"
Both are available from Borders.com
by George H. Tucker (2nd cousin)

Unusual observations of nature:
"Second Nature" by Michael Pollan
"Beautiful Swimmers" by William W. Warner
"Scratching the Woodchuck"by David Kline
"One Man's Garden" by Henry Mitchell

 

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