Bluenotebacker. [bloo-noht-back-er] noun 1. one who backs the Bluenotes.
The St. Louis Blues NHL hockey team, for those of you unfamiliar with the name. I’m a fan, and a long time ago I chose this handle on the first Blues message board I joined, and it’s stuck. It’s mostly harmless, just like me!
I’m almost 40 and I wear many hats. Well, I really don’t wear hats much at all anymore, unless maybe I’m at the pool. I should always wear a hat when I’m in the sun because the sun and I do *not* get along.
I’m a father, a son, a brother, a friend, a sports fan, more specifically of the Blues & the Cardinals, a self proclaimed computer geek, a professional technology consultant, a damn good listener, an armchair philosopher, a fledgling foodie (I love to cook) a music aficionado (I’ll listen to almost anything) with perhaps an unhealthy obsession with The Shins, a voracious reader, and an aspiring writer, as you may have gathered from the blog thing here. I am learning to play the guitar (again) and did I mention I’m trying to be a writer? I like to think of myself as a Renaissance Man, a Romantic, and a gentleman. A many faceted, diamond in the rough, if you will.
I’m also, at times, the Heavy Artillery, which is not a long story, but one for another day, or another post, to be exact.
I’m divorced and have shared custody of my amazing daughter who thankfully inherited my love for computers and reading, but has yet to fully appreciate fine dining the way I do. Put more accurately, she’s so picky about what she’ll eat I can barely stand it, but like the Artillery story, that’s fodder for a blog post so I wont go into much detail here.
I like to work out at my local gym and I’m hoping to start running outside soon, but it’s been so hot this summer already it’s been too easy to make excuses not to. I did it last summer and I really enjoyed it, so I plan to start again.
Thanks for being interested in my life.