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Ink On My Bucket List

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I had a roommate in college who, as part of his morning ritual, would look at himself in the mirror and say, “Jim, you handsome devil, don’t you ever die!” I know exactly how he felt. Not only because I had a similar aversion to kicking the bucket, nor because I, too, felt similarly compelled to continue my habit of drawing breath, but because I knew that I had much to do, see, and accomplish…

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Retired technologist — eschewing cubicles; observer extraordinaire; perpetual student; philosopher; poet; essayist; advocate for nature and wilderness.

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Rusty Alderson

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Retired technologist — eschewing cubicles; observer extraordinaire; perpetual student; philosopher; poet; essayist; advocate for nature and wilderness.

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