Mike Warren

Profile Updated: March 17, 2009
I Reside: Lewes, DE USA
Occupation(s): computer programmer, retired
Yes! Attending Reunion
Where I was born:

Ft. Worth, TX

An Opening Statement:

No legal spouse, no children except our pet birds. My partner Bob and I recently celebrated 32 years together. We thrived in DC under Carter and suffered the Reagan era there, too. After Bush senior was elected we left the country for a long-overdue junior year abroad. After that year in a small village near Orvieto, Italy, we bought a small farm in NC where I tended gardens, pastures and chickens. In 2004 we sold the farm and moved to Lewes, DE where Bob's mother and brother lived.

After graduating with a degree in History and Russian (Wake Forest, UNC) I moved back to DC where I looked for work using Russian. After a couple of interesting odd jobs, I took night courses in computer programming and had a string of jobs using those skills: a law firm, a defense contractor, The Source, The Nature Conservancy. My last employer was me.

Elementary School:

Rancho Santa Fe Elementary School, CA

Jr. High School:

TW Pyle

University/Degree:

Wake Forest University, History/Russian
UNC Chapel Hill, Slavic Linguistics (no degree)

A Walt Whitman Story:

Don't look for me in our senior yearbook. In all its wisdom the yearbook committee replaced my photo and name with that of one Walt Whitman, a well-coiffed French poodle (more of an insult to the poet than to me.) I didn't take it personally until four years later when the slight was repeated (sans le franche poodle) in my senior yearbook at Wake Forest.

I am still shy, not a joiner. My happiest memories were playing bridge with friends Bob Sedgwick, Betsy Berg and Adrienne Trussell and the school tour of the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe (wish I could bring to mind the name of the history teacher who led the group.)

My Favorite Music:

American Songbook, musicals

My Favorite Food:

Italian

I am a Veteran:

No

I was a Hippie:

No

Favorite Quotation/s:

Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes.
-- Henry David Thoreau: Walden (1854), I,Economy

My Tombstone reads:

If my wishes are carried through, there will be no body to bury let alone a tombstone. Isn't it a little early to be talking about this?

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Me scratching a hen.
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Mike and Bob in front of Bob's armored quilt.