I have a B.S. Degree in
Electrical Engineering (87) from Clarkson University (Student ID #29348) in Potsdam, NY, although I never used it practically.
I served in the Army as an Infantryman for 2&1/2 years in West
Germany(83-85) between my sophomore & junior years, saving money for
I worked as a software
programmer 6 years (88-94) for International Paper (Sold Mill to Verso
Paper) in Jay, ME (Androscoggin Mill) in the Process Control Dept. I
also worked for 2&1/2 years (94-97) at QMS (Sold to Minolta, then
Konica) in Mobile, AL (Howells-Ferry & Schillinger ) in
the Technical Support and Training Departments. I resigned from QMS in June
97 for personal reasons and to change
I took a half year off
(97) and married (98) in Delaware. Spent a year (99) in Ohio, with my wife Phyllis, where she
worked in music ministry at a bible college. I took a part time cooking job.
We then returned (99) to Mobile, AL to be with friends and start the lawn
care business. Phyllis home schooled our three children, Grace (04), Timothy
(02), and Stephen (00) until they reached the 8th grade, then I took over
home schooling. We live in a '02 mobile home on a rented lot in Alexis Place
Park. We don't have a personal vehicle, but one of the two company trucks has
been enough for the past few years.
I speak and read French and
German, am a licensed seaplane pilot, and can train dogs pretty well. I enjoy
a logical, common sense discussion of the Bible.