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I consider myself a lucky guy. In my professional life I've had the opportunity to work with mainframes, minicomputers, workstations, PC's, and embedded microprocessors. I've done operating system development, written device drivers and graphics subsystems. I spent several wonderful years developing the Amiga C compiler with Lattice (SAS) and working with Epyx on what was to become the Atari Lynx. I've even done commercial (coin-op) video game development. Along the way, I've made many friends some of whom have stayed close, most I wish were closer.

Even more important, I have two really bright kids, both on the Dean's List at their respective colleges.

I've been around the Unix world for over 20 years. I guess now I'm a hard-core Linux supporter, having started with Slackware and kernel version 1.2 and still going strong after trying Redhat, SuSE, Mandrake, and now Ubuntu

Pictures. You can't have a web page without pictures

The easiest way to share pictures is to put them on the Web. A digital camera makes the process even easier. All the pictures I've taken with my Nikon 990 are here. Check out the gallery
The current office camera feed is always available here.

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