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SI Exif

I’m all about words, so when I was trying to find a name for the site, I wanted something unique but not too bizarre.  While I was trying out different titles, I kept coming back to ‘Runcible,’ Edward Lear’s nonsense word.  It just sort of rolls of the tongue while sounding very English and dignified.  ‘Existentialist’ came from my college ‘Intro to Psych’ days when I became fixated on Søren Kierkegaard; the Existentialists just seemed to speak to me.  So there you are – the Runcible Existentialist was born.

By trade, I am a policy analyst and director of three auditing departments at the Texas Workforce Commission.  I have been in public service for all my working life, first as an officer in the United States Air Force, then with the State of Texas.  My hobbies are genealogy, gardening, and travel.

I live with my better half of nearly 20 years, our cat Charlie, and our puppies, Fannie and Mabel in the southwest part of Austin, Texas.  Fannie and Mabel – sisters – are Pražský Krysaříks – Prague Ratters.

 

fannie-and-mabel

Fannie and Mabel

 

When I started the blog, we had Annabelle, the sweetest beagle you’d ever want to meet.  We lost Annabelle in September 2015.  After Annabelle, we got Gus, a Brussels Griffon.  He captured my heart.  Tragically, we lost Gus to a horrible illness.  I’m not sure I’ll ever get over little Gus.

Annabelle and Charles – bored by the whole bloggin endeavor

 

Gus and Charlie - December 2015

Gus and Charlie – December 2015

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