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About mkp51
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Google Profile: Mike Powers
Location: Midcoast Maine
Member Since: Jul 14, 2000
Homepage: Midcoast Musings
 
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mkp51's Recent Opinions
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Apr 24, 2013 "Zero Dark Thirty:" "Geronimo E-KIA" Zero Dark Thirty (DVD)
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Jan 21, 2013 “A World Undone:” Telling the story of “The War to End All Wars...” G. J. Meyer - A World Undone: The Story of the Great War 1914 to 1918
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Dec 16, 2012 Dreadnought: “The lamps are going out all over Europe…” Robert K. Massie - Dreadnought: Britain, Germany, and the Coming of the Great War
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Dec 9, 2012 Amazon Kindle Fire HD (7”): Going to the edge of perfection! Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablet
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Nov 27, 2011 “Band of Brothers” (2001 HBO Miniseries) “We Stand Alone Together” Band Of Brothers - HBO Complete Series [Blu-ray] [2001]
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  Product Rating: 5.0    Very Helpful
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About mkp51
Married for over 40 years, the father of three great kids, now adults; grandfather to three gorgeous granddaughters. We all live in picturesque midcoast Maine.

I served on active duty with the U.S. Air Force for 22 years; I retired in 1997. Currently, I work as a rural mail carrier.


MAIN INTERESTS:

Books: especially history, biography, and literary fiction. Favorite writers: William Manchester, Edmund Morris, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Max Hastings, Taylor Branch, David McCullough, and James McPherson.

Movies: Favorite recent releases include: Lincoln, Moneyball, Zero Dark Thirty, and Argo; Other, older favorites: The Bourne Trilogy; Heat; On the Waterfront; Glory; M*A*S*H; Zodiac,; No Country for Old Men; and Friday Night Lights.

Music: especially classical, '60s and '70s rock, and jazz. Favorite artists: the "Killer B's" - Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms; Mozart; Haydn; The Eagles; The Beatles; Bruce Springsteen; ; Eric Clapton; and The Who.

OTHER INTERESTS:

Community service: I'm a member of several community service organizations dedicated to helping the less fortunate in our community.