Happily married to Pauline, the proud father of Stephen, a grateful companion to Hank (our Golden Retriever), and a resident of Seattle.
Graduated from Annapolis Senior High School in 1969, and from the University of Michigan in 1973, with a B.A. in English. Wrote rock music reviews for The Michigan Daily.
Began a career in what was then called data processing in 1973, and progressed over the years to positions of increasing levels of responsibility in the field currently known as Information Technology. Worked as a software developer, a leader of development teams, and as the leader for a software process improvement office. Employed by a major American aerospace company for a number of years. Now working as an independent author and open source software developer.
Here are the sites where you can find my work.
Lexicon of Song: This is a site collecting all of my writings about songs.
Notenik.net: This is the site describing Notenik, my Mac app for recording, organizing and publishing text-based notes.
Practopian.org: This is the site where I write, as The Practical Utopian, about culture, politics and society.
ReasonToRock.com: A web book on the aesthetics of Rock music.
SoftDevBigIdeas.com: A web book on The Big Ideas in Software Development.