Son of a TV repairman, Ohio University (Athens) graduate, B.F.A. Music Supervision 1970, M.A. Low Brass Performance (Univ. of Alaska, 1981), A.B.D. Comparative Arts, Ohio Univ. (1996), U.S. Air Force Electronic Warfare Officer/Senior Navigator (1970-1985), General Class Amateur Radio Operator. Built 17 keel-layed wooden sailing ships, 6 three-story dollhouses for children and grandchildren from scratch with furniture built from scratch. Rebuilt amateur radios and associated gear. Repaired televisions and radios with my father going through junior high and high school. Taught in public school and colleges and finally retired.