I'm a Computer consultant in the Wine Country of Northern California. I wrote my first program in '77 at the age of 13. I have a background in Electronics, Materials Science, and Computer science, and have been a volunteer Science teacher to elementary and middle school children. I have 3 Daughters 15-23yrs., 3 Cats, and a Maltese. My wife majored in economics and is a CPA. My wife is from Canada, and my Father is from Canada. I was born in San Fransisco. My hobbies are Poker, Antique Dice and Poker/Whist chip collecting and day trading the FOREX.