Since Feb 5, 1999
Operating Systems Programmer (SCOPE 3.3/3.4, NOS/BE, NOS, and NOS/VE on Control Data mainframes) for 18 years, and microcode assembly language on parallel processors for 5 years. For last 20 years applications programs for UNIX systems (SGI and SUN workstations) using C, C++, Java, and Fortran.
Retired in June 2011. Open heart 4xCABG surgery in 2014. Volunteers with Mended Hearts visiting patients at local hospitals. Plays guitar and ukulele in senior center band.
Genealogy, history, and woodworking are my hobbies. Active in local politics. Enjoys ballroom dancing and biking with Mrs. OrioleFan. Plays 1967 Gibson J-45, Epiphone Les Paul, Ibanez GA6CE, 1961 Stella guitars and Kona ukuleles (soprano and baritone).
visited 40 states (80%)