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Larry Andrews

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in Columbia, MO, The United States




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Larry K. Andrews: I am a former sportswriter, English teacher, university linguistics professor and catch-and-release angler, I like a variety of music: country, gospel, classical, the 50's, 60's, and 70's and traditional jazz. I belong to the Nebraska Cornhuskers, Missouri Tigers, and St. Louis Cardinals nations, and I enjoy dark, bold coffees and all types of ethnic foods.
I began my university career the same year I received my PhD and was tenured and promoted to full Professor in just six years.
I served in a number of administrative capacities for 10 years and eventually returned to the faculty in a convulsive fit of acute sanity. I have published numerous journal articles and four university-level textbooks. One textbook has been tra

When I was 9 Dale Spencer said "Let's play ball boys." You replied And kept me playing until I was 50.Santa left me a 12 gauge shotgun whenI was 12. Uncle Harold said, "Larry,Let's go hunting." You responded andKept me walking and hunting until I was 55. "Let's play tennis," John Lux saidAnd you and I did, for 45 years.
You and I peddled my bikes all overTown as well as to school and along my Co... Read more of this blog post »
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Aloha Hi Larry, thank you for the friending. I'm more of a visual artist than a writer, but I definitely am an avid reader.

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