Dreams from Earth
Cast of Characters
A to L
AARON GUTS A musician who plays the guitar and keyboards. He used to play in a band with, and also golfs a lot with, Bob Costerfenin.
AGNES FROCK My brother Charles' first wife.
ABIGAIL CUPPENHOP An engineer I used to work with.
ALPHONSE TAGS A rough and tumble guy I knew in junior high school. Didn't take any shit from anyone.
AL SQUARE An operator/technician I used to work with. He ran the scanning electron microscope and loves country music.
AMANDA MAKENPEACE A real partier, Amanda is a close good friend who my wife Lisa has known for a long time.
AMASHEL TETANY A woman who was in the same Pharmacy Technician class I was. She is a beautiful woman and we got along just peachy.
ANASTASIA ZIND A girl I had a crush on in the early 1980's. She was gorgeous and fucked with my head constantly.
ANDREW BLOOMENTHAL Brother of Sasha Mud. An alcoholic who I think I saw sober only once. Died in a motorcycle accident in the late 1980's.
ANNABELLE PILSNER The primary babysitter for my kids.
ANNIE FROST A girl I went to school with from 1st to 12th grade. Very nice and good-looking.
ANTHONY BOREFORD The previous owner of the house I now live in.
ARNOLD TOKKIN My boss from 1987 to 1990. A six foot six inch tall workaholic.
BANDITA cat my family and I bought, along with Tiger, in the summer of 2000. Bandit has grown to be quite a large cat.
BARRY WHIPENA guy I used to live with in 1980 for about half a year.
BART CINDERBLOCKA guy I worked with for about a year. He was different, but his tactics gave him success in life.
BARTON LOWLYAn engineer I worked with in the mid 1990's.
BEN TIPBen and I were great friends in junior high school. We both loved drama class.
BERTHA QUANTOXBertha and I worked together as technicians in the mid eighties. Very nice woman who loved to party.
BETH RINGERA girl I went to elementary school with. We met later in life as employees at the same company.
One of my wife's oldest and dearest friends.
BLONDIE POPEMy niece-in-law and daughter of my brother-in-law Stuart Pope.
One of my best friends. We have been jamming together for almost 20 years. Married to Valerie Costerfenin.
BORIS TAPERA hyperactive, often obnoxious, guy whom I have gotten in fights with, but we are also good friends.
BRAXTON POPEMy wife Lisa's youngest uncle.
BROWNING TESTAMENTA buy I used to work with from 1993 to 1998. Great guy and good friend.
BRENDLE FOAMITHA guy who used to work for me. We got along great when I moved to another position and was no longer his boss. Loved to sing out loud all the time.
BUSTY LEVERSAn engineer I used to work with, and party heavily with.
CARLA FORD My cousin-in-laws Hector and Penelope's first child.
CECELIA POPE My wife Lisa's grandmother who died in 1995.
CELTIC MAYS A guy I used to work with. He was a work leader and well respected by all. We got along OK but were never really good friends.
CHAD BENSON The main maintenance man at the company I worked at from 1993 to 1998. He was blunt, rubbed a lot of people the wrong way, but he was brilliant and he showed me nothing but respect.
CHAN FORGOTTA The main man at the company I worked at from 1990 to 1993. He knew it all and loved to party.
CHARLES POPPIT My immediate younger brother. We were very close growing up and were best friends for many years, but now we're about as different as two people can possibly be.
CHIP SAUNDERSA guy I worked with for a couple years in the early 1990's.
CHONG TUIA guy I worked with for about 13 years who loved poking me, laughing about it, and telling jokes most six year olds would find boring.
CINDY BRECKA very cute, petite and independent woman I used to work with.
CLETIS BEURAGUARDMy neighbor who lived across the street from me from 1989 to 1996. An old-fashioned, hard-working man.
CONSTANCE BLEVINSA good friend who my wife Lisa has known almost her entire life.
CORA GAUDYA large red head who is the mother of one of my son’s friends. She is divorced and my prediction is that she’ll stay that way.
CORKY MONTZMy next door neighbor from 1986 to 1989.
CORY EAGLEOne of my nephews (Charles's oldest son).
CRANSTON POPEAnother one of my nephews (Stuart's only son).
CRISPEN HOWEAn engineering manager who I worked with in the mid to late 1980's. He was a very nice man and was liked by all.
CRUZIO HYPERA friend of my daughter, Sarah. This little girl, although still very young, is definitely immature and suffers from ADD.
CYNTHIA NOTCHESA quiet, beautiful woman. Married to Donald Notches.
DAEDELUS KIRCHOFFA guy who partied a lot with Charles and I in the early 1980's. Lived with us for about a year. Great friend.
DAISY POPPITMy brother Ron's wife.
DAVIS McKAINA maintenance technician I worked with for about twelve years. He was very smart, a skiing and outdoor fanatic, and also a great friend.
DEBRA FONTINEUA friend who my wife, Lisa, grew up with and has remained good friends with us to this day.
DEIDRA SOTCHECKA woman who I worked with in 1991 and 1992. We held the same position at work and she never could quite get it.
DEITER QUARTZAn enterprising little party animal. Cool, slick and a long-time friend of my brother Charles. Hung out with Edward Post.
DELORES HANGARA very sweet, personable woman who supported the softball team that I, and her husband Prognor Hangar, were on in 1993.
DENA BREADElicia and Lawrence Bread's oldest daughter.
DERICK POPPITOne of my nephews (Charles' youngest son).
DERICK TORTELSONA tough alcoholic workaholic who me and my step-brother, Jethro Bundy, were great friends with. Married to Vicki Tortelson.
DEXTER POPPITOne of my younger brothers. Very intelligent and fun to have around.
DONALD NOTCHESAn unpredictably psychotic friend I have known since kindergarten. Loves to drink. Married to Cynthia Notches.
DORFELIAS NGUIASAn engineering manager at the company I worked for from 1993 to 1998.
DORFMAN PEELA guy that played football with me and Otis Means. Great, dare-devil receiver.
DORIS PETERSMy aunt (my mother's oldest sister).
DORIS TATEOne of the nicest women, and engineers, I have ever worked with.
ED GUPPYHOUNDOne of the main characters in a book I have written called "The Test."
EDNA POPSA very good friend who my wife Lisa has known most of her life.
EDWARD POSTA tough, but nice, friend that hung out with Deiter Quartz a lot.
ELI BRANCHThe man in search of power at the company I worked at in 1990 to 1993. He was cool and we got along great.
ELICIA BREADA good friend of mine and Lisa's, who we met through work. Very good-looking and married to Lawrence Bread.
ELMA WEEDThe mother of one of my daughter's friends.
EMILY DUNBARAn operator I used to work with. Hung out with Helen Trube and Stephanie Stucco.
ENDORA DONALDSONA mother figure who worked with me for about a year in the 1992-1993 time frame. I could tell her anything.
EULESS POPEMy wife Lisa's uncle. Married to Lavisha Pope.
FAWN POPPITMy younger, adopted sister.
FENTON APPEALA real nice guy who I used to work with. He and I had the same positions and worked well together.
FERN WENTA woman who sold me equipment for the company I used to work for from 1990 to 1993.
FLORA TINSAn engineer who I worked with for about eleven years.
FORD ZEBENSA guy I knew in first and second grades.
FOREST HENDERSONA mountain climber, a partier, a guitar player, a nut.
FORGE JUSTINWARDThis was the drug and heavy metal party guru in the early years of the 1980s. Anything to do with partying, he could get it or do it.
FORMIX McCOYAn applications engineer that worked at the same company I did in 2000 and 2001. He was a nice guy and knew his computer stuff.
FORUSI TANEMBAUMA Persian engineer I used to work with. Very nice lady. Married to Huck Horn.
FRANKIE MUSTINA friend of my daughter, Sarah. She’s a little cutie and my son William has a crush on her.
FRANNIE BEURAGUARDMy neighbor who lived across the street from me for about eight years. Ran a daycare and watched my kids for a couple years. Married to Cletis Beuraguard.
FRAN POPEMy mother-in-law.
FREIDA BOLINGERA girl I knew in elementary school. We went steady for about two months.
FRITZA cat I owned for a few years in the early 1980's. We were good friends.
GAYLE BROTHERSA small oriental engineer I did some work with briefly. She was useless.
GENE PICKYA cooking ware salesman that made a presentation one night at my house.
GEOFFRY MESHA guy I knew in elementary school. We were best friends for a year or two.
GEORGE HENDERSCHOTTThe dean at the college I attended.
GEORGIA SIMCOXThe secretary where I worked at from 1990 to 1993. Very nice lady and liked by all.
GEORGIO FANTAMA friend of my brother-in-law Loren Pope.
GERRY POPPITOne of my older brothers. He always beat me up as kids, but now we're great pals.
GLADYS STRONGA woman I worked very closely with for several years in the early 1990's.
GLENDA BARTHA tall, flirtatious waitress I worked with from 1980 to 1982.
GLEN DECKHERA middle man who sold me electronic goods in the early 1990's.
GORDY THOMASBetty Thomas's younger brother. A really nice guy and liked by all. He was killed in a car accident in 1992.
GRADINAD BLECKSThe head facilities guy at various companies I worked at from 1984 to 2004. A Harley Davdison man and really nice to boot.
GRADY SPORXUMOne of the construction workers who built the den on my house in 1993.
GRADY POPSSpanky Pops's brother. A sometimes unintentional rude smart-ass, but underneath that he's cool.
GREGOIRE HENDERSONA very good friend who is the father of my daughter Sarah's best friend, Patsy. Gregoire is a computer nut and a lot of fun to be with.
GRETA SMAXA very sweet single mother who I worked with from 1990 to 1993.
HABIB DUDLEYA Chinese guy who used to work with and for me. We got along great.
HANK MAREA guy I knew in junior high school. We were pretty good friends back then.
HANNAH GRIESONMy older sister, who is married and lives in Texas.
HAROLD DASTERMONGERAn engineer I used to work with. Very nice, very smart, and he worked long hours.
HARRY PENDLETONA guy I knew in junior high school. He was one grade below me and was married to a waitress I used to work with.
HECTOR COMSTOCKA tall, lanky engineer I used to work with, who was very careful about keeping control over his money. He and I were real good friends.
HECTOR FORDMy wife Lisa's cousin-in-law. Married to Penelope Ford (Lisa's cousin).
HELEN HENDERSONMy wife Lisa's best friend. Married to Gregoire Henderson.
HELEN TRUBEA little cutie, Helen was an operator I used to work with. Hung around Emily Dunbar a lot.
HELMER STINKA very good friend who I worked with for over ten years. His competitveness towards me made me want to wring his neck at times.
HENRY TOOTERA good friend of mine, was married to Susan Medic for several years.
HERMAN CRAPPIEA guy I knew in junior high school. He was two grades below me.
HERMAN STRANGEMy next door neighbor from 1989 to when he died in 1996.
HERMAN THICKETA guy I knew in junior high school. He was a tough, no-nonsense guy. He died in the late 1970's by falling off a waterfall while hiking.
HINGIS DRAWERSMITHWe worked together in 1992 and 1993. We hiked a lot, went to a lot of concerts. Brother of Miranda Wall.
HOLLY SPENTALLThe lead singer in a band that Bob and Charles played in.
HONDA COSTERFENINValerie and Bob Costerfenin's son and oldest child.
HONRE TRISTINA quiet man who loves cars. Married to Velma Tristin.
HORACE NONDOFERTERA mellow, nice guy who hung around with the rest of us partying maniacs in the early 1980's.
HORATIO NEBINA very nice guy who worked with the maintenance department at various companies I worked for from 1984 to 2001.
HORTON JASTINThe shipping and receiving clerk at companies I worked for off and on from 1984 to 2001. A very good friend.
HUCK HORNAn engineer with a PhD I used to work with. Nice guy. Married to Forusi Tanembaum.
ILA BOREFORDIla and her husband, Anthony Boreford, used to live in the house I do now.
ILIA STANFORDA girl I knew in elementary school. I had a crush on her in the third grade.
IRGNOID BERTWOSKIAn all around handyman, maintenance guy who I used to work with. Loved his work. Real nice guy.
JACK BLACKA guy who partied a lot with Charles and I when we lived in a trailer during 1982 and 1983. We lived together for a few months during that time.
JAKE BADFORENActed as president for several months for the company I worked for in the early 1990's. Old guy who just wanted to retire.
JAKE MEANSA technician who worked at the same set of semiconductor companies I did from 1984 to 2001. We never did click but were friendly toward one another.
JANSEN BUNDYMy step-dad - father of Jethro Bundy and Patricia Aratammah, and married to Victoria Bundy. A serious, no-nonsense man.
JEMIMA JOHNSTONEA queen-sized woman who ran the quality control department at a company I used to work for.
JETHRO BUNDYMy step-brother who lives in Arkansas.
JILLIAN BONDA new-age all around cool woman whom my brother Charles went to school with in high school.
JIM SMITHAn engineer I worked with from 1995 to 1998.
JJ HENCHA young, smart-allecky kid who worked with me in 2001 and 2002. He needed to grow up.
JOAN POODLESVery attractive older woman I used to work with.
JOHNNY VANCEAn engineer I used to work with. Great racquetball player and all around nice guy.
JOHN SMITHA production manager at where I used to work. Meek, military man in a civilian world.
JONATHAN SMILESMy boss from 1996 to 1998.
JUSTIN BAKEAMANAn operator/technician I used to work with. Well-versed in martial arts and a great guy.
KAREN GRIESONMy niece (Hannah's daughter).
KATHY STEPPENPODA nice-looking woman who worked for me. She was let go because she couldn't make it to work on time, and wanted to take a month off after only being with the company for two months.
KENNETH INGLEWOODA guy I used to work with. A real wasto who liked to find ways to get out of working for a living.
LANCE STANTONA mechanic who bid on, then eventually fixed, my wrecked pickup in 1993.
LAVISHA POPEAn intelligent, beautiful woman who is married to Euliss Pope (my wife Lisa's uncle).
LAWRENCE BREADA good friend who I partied and fished with a lot in the mid 1980's. Always talked about sex.
LECIA EVANSAn attractive, outgoing, girl who went to the same church I did in 1978 and 1979. She was a lot of fun.
LELAND COKEYThe owner of the construction company who added the den onto my house in 1993.
LENDL HILLA guy who my brother Charles used to live and work with in 1981 and 1982.
LEONARD MORGANA really cool engineer I used to work with. He was smart, funny and friendly.
LEROY DIVIDENDThe driver of the truck owned by a company that made equipment for a company I used to work for.
LISA POPPITMy beautiful wife, who I married in 1985.
LOLA COSTERFENINBob Costerfenin’s eldest daughter – good friends with my daughter, Sarah.
LOLITA BOTHELA girl I knew from high school band class.
LOREN POPEMy brother-in-law, the oldest of my wife Lisa's younger brothers.
LORETTA DRIVEDaedelus Kirchoff's girlfriend that he brought up with him from California when he visited in 1991.
LORILEE STOMPA woman in her early 20s that I did some contract work with in late 2002 and early 2003. She was cool, and was a painter by trade.
LUELLA POPEMy wife Lisa's aunt. Married to Stuart Pope.