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Created on 2011-12-27 15:23:03 (#1290168), last updated 2017-06-27 (4 weeks ago)

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Name:icubud
Birthdate:Apr 13
Location:Ohio, United States of America
Website:Hope, Levity and Wonder
Glory to God in the highest, THEN - peace on earth and goodwill to men (Luke 2:14).
So peace on earth and goodwill to the human race can not occur until their is first - Glory to God in the highest. This will never be accomplished nor desired by the UN.

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A married man with many voices in his head; often they are quite loud so I often have very little peace in my heart and mind. I battle chronic insomnia.

My LJ is a place I create posts about either my personal life's routines/events, information and some memes or polls. Over the years my selection for content has changed. Life has changed. On the norm now my works in ref to current events, religion and creative writing are kept at my blog. I use Tumblr for creative inspiration. I also have a cute Tumblr page of my wife's daily cartoons she has written to me M-F for the past fifteen years. I only started sharing them in 2014 and not consistently till this year, So I have something like 14 years of back-log for content. See adventures of bear and bun link.

My creative writing and current events blog is located at http://icubud.com/
I have a Tumblr page at http://icubud.tumblr.com and don't forget to check my Likes.
Adventures of Bear and Bun at https://www.tumblr.com/blog/adventuresofbearandbun

I have a wide range of subject interests [see interests for some examples]. I enjoy music, movies and TV but decided not to fill my interests with performers/shows/etc. I REALLY enjoy my DVR, cable and Netflix :O)
I enjoy reading. I like to grow in knowledge and understanding.

I am a COLLECTOR of wise words, beauty, inspiration and happiness. I love boxes, leather goods, journals, pens, BOOKS, vests, bags and rings. i am an avid re-user/re-purposer of packaging and mailing materials.

I tend to view and treat objects in my life as living things. Ja, I know, a bit wonky and such but nevertheless I do.

I have a great love for bunnies and cubs.

Spiritually I consider myself an independent saved Bible believer but so as to hopefully avoid some of the stigma that is heavily steeped on anyone who does designate a denomination, I must consider myself an independent saved Bible believing Baptist. I am a Christian. I have great concern for my LJFs' present state of things and future, eternal state of things.

Politically I consider myself an independent, that unfortunately due to the limited choices, usually votes Republican. I am praying for legitimate third and fourth parties to gain traction in society so that they will provide some better candidates. I am hoping for a bloodless American Spring. I believe one of the greatest detriments to our society here in the USA is the MSM (mainstream media).

Yes I voted for Trump.

I enjoy respectful correspondence/discussions. Since this is my LJ I ask if I share my opinion/attitude/whatever on something - and you disagree - don't get all ticked, upset, or mad and spew venom in comments. No two people are completely alike and that makes life interesting and aids in our development and maturity. Just reply/comment with your own personal opinion, sincerely and maturely and I am sure we will still be great LJF :0)

I am 51, married 25 years and we have no children by design and intent. I have earned a MBA with distinction and now that I have the whole grad school thing behind me (as of 6/26/11), I am trying to resume my writing, painting and drawing. I am also a former adjunct professor in the business & economic program of a major university where we live. I taught in the evenings. (In 2016 I quit adjunct teaching due to a couple things: one,what ended up being my hourly pay wage was around two dollars an hour. Secondly, the anxiety and angst of successfully teaching the class drowned me to the point I was a miserable ball of nerves.) I am wonderfully employed during the day as an Epic Clarity report writer & data analyst for a major healthcare organization where we live. I thank You God for this wonderful opportunity and for all things He has given me.

I am a romantic.
I am Windows not Apple.
I am laptop not desktop.
I am a lover of real tangible books AND Kindle/Adobe Reader books and audiobooks. Me just love books :O)

My Strength Finders results are: input, achiever, learner, intellectual, context

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Was an INTJ (assessed 2005) - but in (10/25/14) was assessed as an INFJ.
"The INFJ individual is gifted in ways that other types are not. Life is not necessarily easy for the INFJ, but they are capable of great depth of feeling and personal achievement."
Introvert 33% Intuitive 38% Feeling 12% Judging 67%

"INFJs are gentle, caring, complex and highly intuitive individuals. Artistic and creative, they live in a world of hidden meanings and possibilities. Only one percent of the population has an INFJ Personality Type, making it the most rare of all the types."

EI score of 69 (10/25/14)

Oxford Happiness assessment: 11/5/14 = 3.03
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https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/nov/03/take-the-oxford-happiness-questionnaire?CMP=ema_565


Some "things" that I like:
Conscientiousness, well-marked books, kindness, romance, appreciation, morals, empathy, big hugs, nuzzling, eyes, long hair, beauty, modesty, when a women is a "lady", good coffee, windy days or nights, the sound of rain, cold weather, spring, autumn (except all the leaves to rake), roaring fire in the fireplace or pit, a good meal, gestures from a loving or friendly heart, the oceans/large lakes, music, coffee houses/cafes, books!, grand libraries, well used bookshelves, peace, white fluffy clouds in a blue sky, birds nesting, bunnies!, chipmunks!, wildlife when its not predatory, learning, smell of bread or pizza baking, the smell of coffee, collection of information/data/inputs of various kinds, gratitude, connecting the dots in life, old people still in love and are best friends, happy/loving/functional families (wish I had one!), a good mystery, good film/tv/etc., internet, clocks and watches, trains/railroad, history of many types, good conversation/discussion, my music collection, studying the Bible, a well-marked Bible, crunchy snacks, handwritten correspondence, preparing meals for people who will appreciate it, beautiful gardens, blueprints, maps, REAL friends, boat rides, good Bible preaching, the mountains, the wilderness, hiking, teamwork, correspondence, wisdom, simplicity in the right places & quiet.

Some "things" I loathe:
FAKES, bullying, making fun of people, taking advantage of people, neglect, disregard of others, hate, bossy people, brutality, war, fighting, cursing, degradation of society, evil, wickedness, narcissism, liars, abuse of any kind, loss of innocence, smell of burnt popcorn, nosy people, death, fake friends, disingenuous, being forgotten, not being valued, loss, broken heart, deceit, disrespect, manipulators, arrogance, loud people, troublemakers, self-entitlement, non-stop talkers who are completely self-absorbed and make everything in someway related to themselves,

Some movies I try to re-watch each year (at least once): Return to Me, The Replacements, War of the Worlds (the remake starring Fanning and Cruise), Cloverfield, The Mist, Jack Reacher movies, One of the Star Trek movies, One of the Rocky movies & Long Kiss Goodnight.

I love Netflix :O)

Some favorite bands/performers: Journey led by Steve Perry, RUSH, Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy, The Beatles, Dean Martin, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Cheap Trick, and Pat Benatar.

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Current shows that I am watching: Strange Events, Longmire, The Strain, Orphan Black, NCIS, Luther, Daredevil, River, Crossing Lines, Elementary, Sherlock, Scorpion, Designated Survivor & Mysteries of Laura.

Shows no longer in production that will always be all time favorites: Rubicon, The X-Files, Millennium, Grimm, Life, Alias, 24, Stargate Universe, Firefly, MI5/Snoops, Fringe, Caprica, The IT Crowd, Warehouse 13, Rizzoli & Isles, & the Swedish version of Wahlander (starring Krister Henriksson).

I am ALWAYS interested in meeting new LJ users.

Interests (185):

alternate realities, ancestry, ancient america, ancient civilizations, ancient mysteries, ancient symbols, angels, apocalypse, apocalyptic literature, archaeology, autumn, batman, beaches, beauty, behavioral economics, beliefs, bettering myself, bible, bible doctrine, bible study, biblical studies, bilderberg group, blizzards, boise, books, bookstores, bread, bunnies, cafe, cafes, calvin & hobbes, castles, charles stanley, chocolate, christianity, church history, cia, codes, coffee, coffeehouses, cold weather, conspiracy theories, correspondence, crypto-zoology, cryptography, cryptology, cryptozoology, d.l. moody, dean martin, depression, development, discernment, dispensational truth, dracula, drawing, dreams, emotions, encryption, end of the world, eschatology, espresso, ethics, exorcisms, fear, fire, firefly, food, fringe, genealogical research, germany, ghosts, god, grimm, guido brunetti, handwriting, handwritten word, happiness, hauntings, heavy rain, history, horror movies, humor, illuminati, illumination, imagination, incense, individuality, information, ink pens, intelligence, internet, intrigue, israel, istj, italy, jesus christ, kaizen, knowledge, laughter, learning, learning to live, leather, letters, libraries, library of congress, lists, lord jesus christ, lord peter wimsey, loving, maps, meaningful coincidences, metaphysics, millennium, minions, mixed media, moral values, mountains, movies, music, mysteries, nature, nightmares, ocean, outsider art, owls, painting, parallel universes, paranormal, paranormal phenomena, parapsychology, pens, people watching, perception, philosophy, pinwheels, pizza, printed word, psychological thrillers, quiet, quotes, reading, relationships, religion, restaurants, ronald reagan, rush, san francisco, santa barbara, scriptures, secret societies, shadow beings, simplicity, snow, sociology, spies, spiritual world, spirituality, storms, subliminal messages, supernatural, symbology, synchronicity, tacos, the x-files, theology, thinking, thunderstorms, travel, trends, truth, ufos, understanding, unexplained, urban legends, used bookstores, values, vikings, wanderlust, well-being, white out, wildlife, wisdom, writing, written word, x-files
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