I chose the name The Scot, as a tribute to my Scottish heritage. I am 100% Scot, through the union of two clans, The MacLarens and the Forbes. I have learned that the Scots are highly loyal to their county, their clan and their family. They are fierce warriors and yet extremely passionate, sensitive and emotional, and are usually quick to show either side.
I am a retired Accountant/systems consultant living in the wire-grass area of Southeastern Alabama. In 2006, I was injured at a job site in Houston, Texas, and have lived with varying degrees of pain and limited mobility since then.
Though wild in my high school and college days, I was faithfully married for 47 years until she decided that looking after 2 handicapped people was more than she could take. I am presently engaged to a wonderful woman from the Philippines who wants to take care of me for the rest of my life.
I was an avid fisherman, especially in the salt flats around the many bays and tidal streams of the low country near Charleston. I'm not a gun nut, but I love to shoot (though I don't hunt any more)
Most of the stories I will write will be about basically normal people caught up in extraordinary events; people who have honest feelings, strong values and who often change as they mature (sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse).