63 year old Grandfather of 4.
Married to my high school sweetheart for 43 years.
Professional Engineering Designer including:
Jet engine piping and configuration drafting, Machine drafting /design, Process piping drafting/design, Precision Engineering Scale Model fabrication and design, computer aided drafting and design (Microstation, AutoCAD, Intergraph 3-D PDS)
Avid woodworker, mechanic, photographer, babysitter!
Narcoleptic (severe lifelong disabling sleep disorder) with complications from Cataplexy.
Vietnam Veteran with 13 months in-country Nov 1968- Dec 1969. Fixed wing mechanic (67B20) and Aviation electrician (68F20). 3 years active duty, 1 year at Fort Knox, and later 1 year with KY Army National Guard 1974.
The trauma of Narclopesy has been relieved through proper diagnosis and modern medicine,and I am now retired on 100% disability through the Social Security Admn after almost 40 years in my chosen career.
During those 40 years I drove over 1.5 million (yes million) miles getting to and from various cities where my career took me (including local miles daily driving to work).