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Dawn is...

(to Top) The Early Years...

  me
Born on Income Tax Day, at the "dawn" of Generation X, exactly 10 years
before the secret location code birthdate of Jason Bourne (David Webb)

Raised on Maui, Hawaii
Education:
Bachelor of Science cum laude, Geology, 1983
    Wheaton College (Illinois)
Master of Science, Oceanography, 1986
   Texas A&M University
3 YEARS AT SEA as a marine technician for the
   Ocean Drilling Program!!
Interdisciplinary Ph.D., 1994
    Physical Geography and Marine Geology
    UC-Santa Barbara

(to Top) Thrives on...

God, Snoopy & the Peanuts Gang, Calvin & Hobbes, art films, cycling, weight training, cartoons, Rugrats' philosophy, and did I already say, Lego building?

(to Top) Greatly Admires...

my mother, Bono, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, Neil deGrasse Tyson, W.E.B. DuBois, Sylvia Earle, Archie Kalepa, Benjamin Franklin, Billy Graham, Amy Grant, Linda Greenlaw, Lani Guinier, Miguel Indurain, Mae Jemison, Winona LaDuke, Greg Lemond, Eric Liddell, Joseph Lowery, Nicole Malachowski, Megan McArthur, John McWhorter, Barbara Morgan, Annie Oakley, Barack Obama, Debi Thomas, the 1999 U.S. Women's Soccer team, firefighters and bicycle messengers everywhere.

I don't care for snakes or lima beans!

BUT... Here's a cool thought for the day and deeper stuff to support it.

(to Top) Greatly Misses...

Michael Landon, John Candy, Princess Di, JFK Jr., Arthur Ashe

Favorite Music, Books, Movies...

Favorite NBA Player

Ray Allen

And NO, I'm sorry, but I STILL can't get used to the fact that he's with the Miami Heat!

Favorite NFL Player

Troy Polamalu
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