Interested in history and humanity, including colonization (Antarctica, Seasteading), the future of humanity and the post-human world, technology, and just about everything. Except sports. Sports bore me.
The following is to allow people who know me to determine if I am the person they are looking for.
Alan R. Light, Alan Robert Light.
Born in Washington, D.C., in 1970, but grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia and Waxhaw, North Carolina.
Graduated from Wheaton College in 1992.
Online since 1988. Participated in rec.arts.books on USENET in the 1990's.
Project Gutenberg volunteer, 1993-1999.
Interest in Antarctica since childhood. South Pole Station, 31 October 2007 to 4 February 2008. McMurdo Station, October 2007 and 16 February 2009 to 9 October 2009.
Since 6 July 1981, have lived within 50 miles of Charlotte, North Carolina more often than not.
U.S. Army National Guard 1988-1994 (IRR until 1996). South Carolina and Illinois National Guard. Radio Teletype Operator.
Was a DJ at a college radio station Senior year. Did a weekly show with World Music. Not to be confused with a famous New York DJ with same name.
Father's family is from Rolla, Missouri. His family had moved to Rolla from the Murfreesboro, Tennessee area in 1875. His mother was from Kansas.
Mother was born in Tucson, but grew up in Marana and Phoenix, Arizona; Arlington, Massachusetts; and the Washington, D.C. area. Her parents had moved to Arizona from Tennessee and West Virginia.