About Tommy Hanks

Welcome! I’m Tommy Hanks! Here is some information about me.

  1. I was born in 1946 – I lived in Binghamton, NY prior to moving to Atlanta in 1978.
  2. I am a retired stockbroker.
  3. I served with the US Marine Corps in Viet Nam 1966–1967.
  4. In the early 70’s, I ventured cross-country in a used Ford Van.
  5. I have been married to Linda Calabrisi Hanks since 1973.
  6. I have been active on the internet longer than you.
  7. In spite of me, I am amazed at how well my son and daughter turned out.
  8. I prefer email and Facebook communication over talking on the telephone.
  9. I have slept in 8 countries, 13 states, and on 2 oceans and 1 sea.
  10. I have been an avid cyclist for 10 years.
  11. I love Italian food.

Three of my favorite quotes are:

Unknown: “Please God, bring back the Reagan years. I promise not to piss it away this time.”

Homer Simp son:  “My goal is for some one to call me “sir”, without adding, “You’re making a scene! ””

Unknown: “Dear God:  This year, all I ask for is a big fat bank account and a slim body.   Please do not mix up the two like you did last year.
Amen”

2010 in Fletcher, NC, at my friend, Carrie's pre-ride party the night before the Fletcher Flyer ride.