Name James Rickert, but friends have called me Rick since age 15
D.O.B July 16th, 1971
Place of Birth Honolulu, Hawaii
Currently living in Northern Virginia, US
My Woman Fanette
Current Occupation Director of Marketing at LifeFuels
Past Occupations Cloud Infrastructure Specialist
Restoring old farmhouses and milking cows in Normandy, France
Dive Shop Manager and Scuba Diving Instructor with over 2000 dives
Running my own bar on the beach (About a year while in Thailand)
Owner and Founder of a Computer Security Firm (sold company to travel)
Director of Marketing for a music software dot-com (went bust when the market crashed)
Employee #378 of over 60,000 at the worlds largest internet provider (quit to go to the dot-com)
Santa Claus in a major shopping mall(job ended Dec 25th for some reason)
Working as a deckhand for a summer on an Alaskan Fishing vessel (One season in 1995)
Sifting cookies at Nabisco to see how many were broken (2 month temp job)
Packaging Crunch-n-Munch and cosmetics on an assembly line (1 year working night shifts)
Taco Bell and McDonalds (1 year each)
Pizza Tosser at "Brick Oven Pizzaria" (A year in college)
BusBoy (1 year in high school)
Security Guard (2 years in college - mostly office buildings, but some concerts too)
Selling Cutco knives door-to-door (worst job ever)
Working in a bar (Nights while in college)
Automotive Engineering Assistant (summer job while in college)
Shoveling snow (off and on with a friend)
Mowing lawns (off and on with a friend)
Sport of Choice   Ironman Triathlon
Religious Views A very inactive Ordained Minister with the United Life Church
History of my haircuts Illustrated here
Piercings and Tattoos Listed here
Favorite Books Jitterbug Perfume - Tom Robbins
Mr Nice - Howard Marks
In to Thin Air - Jon Krakauer
South - Ernest Shackleton
The Dirt - Motely Crue
Favorite Movies The Big Lebowski
Lock, Stock, and two smoking barrels
Pulp Fiction
Swingers
Favorite Quotes Sanity is the playground for the unimaginative
You only live once, and if you live the way I do, once is enough - Frank Sinatra
The lottery is a tax on people who are bad at math