‘Midas touch’

Posted: February 17, 2013 at 3:58 a.m.

SELF PORTRAIT Date and place of birth: July 31, 1975, in Fayetteville Occupation: Owner/partner, Vantage Point Communications, LLC A book everyone should read is Walden by Henry David Thoreau and How to Win Friends and Inuence People by Dale Carnegie. Something I’d like to be better at is cooking. You really don’t want me in the kitchen. My favorite TV show is presently a tie between the late 30 Rock and Portlandia. All-time, I’d have to say it’s a tie between The West Wing and the original Doctor Who. My most-prized possession is the inherited archive of letters, photos and objects documenting my family’s history spanning many generations. My goal for the next year is to finish my collection of sardonically witty — if I do say so myself — short stories, then get them published. If money were no object, I’d buy a private island in the British or French West Indies. My secret talent is the art of found-object assemblage. The guests at my fantasy dinner party would be Hillary (and Bill) Clinton, Mark Twain, the

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