An Interview With John T. Jones Ph.D.

an interview with John T. Jones Ph.D.

John is a man of his word. To the point, without any nonsense. A dad and granddad. He is obviously a “giver” when you ask him to pick out 10 questions to answer, he gives 25 🙂 Thank you, John!

 

Question 1 interview
I was 62 maybe earlier. Now I am 84.

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Question 2 interview
I am writing family histories and trying to keep up with about a dozen of my websites.

One of the dozen websites of John is Internet Business Tool Center

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Question 3 interview
Country presidents and corporate presidents and skilled artisans.

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Question 4 interview
Food and medicine.

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Question 5 interview
Play with my wife’s caregiver’s grandson, to go birding and fishing. I have been retired for over 20 years.

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Question 6 interview
LOL at the bottom.

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Question 7 interview
Albert Einstein, Galileo and Michelangelo

The taste of Heaven
This is going to be a heavenly dinner!

Question 8 interview

Not anymore and my father told me to never sing in public. Somehow we have professional singers in our family.

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Question 9 interview

On the wrong side of the grass but it won’t take 25 years. I’m close to that now.

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Question 10 interview
Driven, serious, a born skeptic, lover of art and music, lover of sports and movies, bird lover, an amateur painter, scientists, engineer.

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Question 11 interview

No, but I have a favorite I dream: While in Iowa I could fly in the wind like a bird, went hunting and the pheasants were as big as overgrown turkeys of which I caught (with my hands) too many, then I went fishing and caught too many fish, way over my limit. A game warden stopped my pickup, looked in the back at all my illegal birds and fish and said, “Everything looks fine!”

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Question 12 interview
A family member.

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Question 13 interview
Are you kidding? Written thousands, seven novels, two engineering text, thousands of scientific articles, plus a ton of other stuff. I can hardly remember my name say nothing about my first blog post. But I know that it didn’t make me $1 million.

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Question 14 interview
Blue jeans and a T-shirt and good walking shoes.

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Question 15 interview

Getting up in the morning and staying up too late.

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Question 16 interview
1. Right from an outline and follow it.
2. Write as much as possible and from your own experience.
3. Use short paragraphs of two or three sentences.
4 Vary the length of sentences.
5. Avoid modifiers, adverbs and adjectives, and duplication.
6. Use links to your words and pics.
7. Use a keyword tool and the spellchecker.

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Question 17 interview
You might want to look somewhere else! No: do things that are hard to do, do things that help others, do things that you can do on your own without taking a day job. My kids have followed this advice. We have two MDs, an RN and professional artist, a veterinarian and the youngest, an attorney.

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Question 18a
A working dog because it has interesting instincts and they are usually very friendly to humans.

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Question 19 interview
My home and my art studio.

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Question 20 interview
Western Europe. I like the British Isles because my family came from there and I visited there every three months for many years, Germany for the food, especially Munich, France for the beauty of the countryside where too much blood has made the grass green, and Florence Italy which is loved by everyone.

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Question 21 interview
Being born into poverty in the worst year of the Great Depression.

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Question 22 interview
Impudence.

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Question 23 interview
Liars and swindlers.

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Question 24 interview

Birding and fishing and being in the Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park.

 

@tjbooks

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Question 25 interview
Birding and photography.

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