Top Six Favorite Miles

1. Miles Davis (jazz musician)

2. The nautical mile (unit of measure)

3. Miles, Joel Goodson’s pal (character in the 1983 film “Risky Business”)

4. Miles City (town in Montana, population 8,410)

5. Buddy Miles (jazz/R&B drummer, played with Jimi Hendrix)

6. Miles Standish (military officer at Plymouth colony, sailed on the Mayflower with my 14-generations-removed relative Edward Doty)