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About me

Gender Male
Industry Science
Occupation Lab Technologist - Microbiology (Retired)
Location Ontario, Canada
Introduction Born in Ontario Canada of Latvian parents, educated at The University of Western Ontario, (UWO)-London, Ontario Met my wonderful American wife (Boston area) on a 1971 school trip to Quebec City. Own registered company 'ThunderHouse Instruments' where I attempt to keep out of trouble making musical instruments, primarily Bass Guitars. A retired Medical Laboratory Technologist. Have worked in several Ontario hospitals. Involved in some Medical research with published papers.
Interests Music, Luthery, Woodworking, Canoeing, Canadian History, Photography, Microbiology and sigh, yes, a JFK assassination buff. (I know, I know!)
Favorite Movies Very few. A non-violent person lost in a world that thrives on graphic violence in most movies. Documentaries
Favorite Music Having grown up in the 1960's heavily influenced by bands of that era. Deep Purple, Mountain, Cream, Yes, Led Zeppelin Jethro Tull, King Crimson, Iron Butterfly, The Who, The Beach Boys, The Beatles The Guess Who, Black Sabbath, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Blue Cheer, Uriah Heep, Neil Young, Rush, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Boston, Moody Blues, Gordon Lightfoot, Stan Rogers, Aengus Finnan, Bach, Mozart, and all others except Rap makes me wince in pain!
Favorite Books Dangerous River by R.M. Patterson. The Age of Entanglement (When Quantum Physics Was Reborn) -Louisa Gilder The God Particle - Leon M. Lederman Quantum Physics for Poets - Leon M. Lederman The Strangest Man, Graham Farmelo The Elegant Universe, Brian Greene Higgs, Jim Baggott Crossfire by Jim Marrs, Canadian History and my extensive JFK library.