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Antonio Calabria, Ph.D.

San Antonio, TX, USA
male, age 73
Speaks: English, Spanish - pretty good, French - bit rusty, Italian - mother language
Joined Jul 19, 2003
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Right now on Care2, I'm trying to provide as much safe drinking water as possible. In other areas, I'm trying to be a good professor and researcher.

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Groups (AGR) A Green Road, Abuser's Listed, Better Schools Network, Breast Cancer Awareness, DNC - Democratic National Committee, Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Electing Pro-Wildlife Leaders, Dog Lovers, Environmental Defense Fund, Equal Rights for Women, GLBT Rights, Get Out The Progressive Vote!, Healthy Cooking, Healthy Living Network, Human Rights Network more »
Hometown San Antonio, Texas 
Birthday July 19, 1941  
Languages English, Spanish - pretty good, French - bit rusty, Italian - mother language  
About Me I'm a professor of European history at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where I have been teaching since 1980.
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Pets 2 cats, 1dog  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Manicheanism  
Eating Habits Love Italian espresso coffee, Vegetarian Wannabe (I Try!), try to eat healthy, lots of water, I Don't eat Lamb Or Veal  
Wild Fact About Me I'm a history professor in a university
My Philosophy Take it one day at a time; look for the best in situations and people, but don't be surprised by the worst.
What Gives Me Hope Doing my job well
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by Couldn't legislate it or get it done
What/who changed my life and why Une ville devant la peste: Orvieto et la peste noire de 1348;
The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II
They changed my priorities in graduate school and gave me a clear and lasting focus for the type of archival research and publications I would work on.
What Bugs Me GOP leadership, Faux News and Rupert Murdoch, Excessive Consumerism, cruel persons, denial of heritage, People who harm others, Not necessarily in this order, Any one that would hurt a child, any one that would hurt a woman, Any one that would hurt an animal, The d  
Passions Not necessarily in this order, nature, dogs and cats, trees, traveling, reading, other cultures, nature, learning, laughter, environment, broadening my horizons, apple pie ala mode, books, animals  
Inspirations Not necessarily in this order, understanding, my family, animals, My dogs loyalty, music, beautiful stories, a gentle breeze, the sound of the ocean, the beauty of nature, nature, happiness, good people, blue skies, listening to gentle rain, kittens purring  
What Scares Me War - Cruelty - Greed - Indifference, George W. Bush, cruel people, abusers, hate, Ignorance and evil, Losing the ones I love, Violent people, religious fanatics, Shootings in Our Schools, Religious Extremism  
Role Models Gregory VII  
Quotation Unknowingly ironic graffito carved on a wall in Pompeii: "Nihil durare potest tempore aeterno"
("Nothing can last forever")
Interests Books - Author, READING!, internet, Golden Retrievers, Eskies, Cats, history and languages, pets and wildlife, music, travel  
Books so many!!!, history, mysteries/thrillers, spy stories  
Music Indian Classical Music, Classical, esp. Baroque, Reggae  
Movies All the Mornings of the World  
TV Shows Don't watch TV any more  
Favorite Foods Italian---NOT Italian-American, French, Good Fish, Good American Food, Good SW/SE Asian  
Favorite Places Yosemite and giant sequoia groves, Italy, France - Paris, Hawaii, San Francisco and Berkeley  
Can't Live Without Not necessarily in this order, my animals, music, freedom, coffee, computer, internet, books, animals  
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