This page has some of the more mundane and boring information about the author of this web site. To wit:

  • Graduated from Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia - Class of 1965
  • U.S. Air Force - 1965 to 1969.
    Staff Sargent (E-5) - Environmental Systems Specialist (Mechanical Accessories) And for 3 more box tops I could have gotten a... 7406th Support Squadron (USAFE) Rhine-Main AFB, Frankfurt W. Germany 1966-1969

    Staff Sargent (E-5)
    Environmental Systems Specialist
    (Mechanical Accessories)

    National Defense Services Medal,
    Outstanding Unit Award,
    Good Conduct Medal

    7406th Support Squadron (USAFE)
    Rhine-Main AFB,
    Frankfurt W. Germany 1966-1969

  • University of Maryland (College Park) - 1969 to 1972 (BS in Business Administration)
  • NS&T Bank You load 16 tons (for 16 years), and what do you get...screwed! for 16 years.
  • Burroughs/Unisys for 9.5 years.
  • Various Washington area contracting firms (Beltway Bandits), ending with 13 years at MSD/Lockheed Martin.
  • As of August, 15, 2016 - I AM RETIRED! It took over 51 years of continuous employment, but it has happened. Now every day is Saturday.
  • Web sites managed: 3, this one (also my first!), the Wakefield High School Education Foundation and the Metropolitan Washington Old Time Radio Club
  • Hobbies include:
    • Amateur Astronomy (8" Newtonian Reflector, a 10" Meade LX200, and a penchant for open and globular clusters and Astro-photography)
    • Riding and Reading about Steam Locomotives (and Diesels on a slow day).
    • Cycling - the two-wheeled kind.
    • Photography - Birds, bugs, blossoms, landscapes.

FLASH!!! I am now a published author - TWICE!!!

  • See my old time radio book about Johnny Dollar details here.
  • See my O. Winston Link book details here.

A Rogues Gallery:

Ah, the days of my youth!

Grade 4

The Author - in his salad days!

High School

Three careers and too many computers later!

Somewhere on the
Career Trail

September 15, 2001

At the Hume School Historical
Marker unveiling
September 15, 2001

Contemplative in 2009

Contemplative in 2009

Someday, maybe a shot of me in my
biking tights will go here....


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