• Played no musical instruments until after taking early retirement in 2008
• After attending a TubaChristmas concert, began taking euphonium lessons in 2009, and joined NHBD several years later
BANDS/GROUPS I HAVE PLAYED OR AM PLAYING IN
• * New Horizons Band Dallas
• Worked first for Texas Instruments and then for Raytheon as a design engineer in their military equipment areas
• Took early retirement at the start of 2008
• Wife, Jane
• Dog, Dudley
• Brother in Oklahoma and sister in Dallas
• Volunteer weekly at Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas Arboretum and Texas Discovery Gardens
• Active in Dallas chapters of Texas Master Naturalists and Native Plant Society of Texas
• Participate annually in Texas Archeology Association Field School (week long arch. excavations in Texas)
• Participate in Dallas Zoo conservation activities in Texas
• Volunteered weekly building houses for 10 years with Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity
• Jane and I love to travel, and have been fortunate to visit many exotic and fascinating destinations throughout the world.
Still have visits to Egypt and Turkey on our wish list.