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Joined 9 years ago from Northern Arizona. Last activity 3 days ago.




Hi, and welcome to my HubPage...

A little about me... I'm a UC Bizerkeley alum, Go Bears... I have taught history in Waipahu and Barbers Point, Hawaii, managed international land and air freight terminals in San Francisco and Oakland, and eventually owning a winery ( Cadlolo Winery ) in Escalon,California... I am also a proud former Marine.

I've been many things in my life, none more fulfilling and joyful than being a father.....I live in one of the most beautiful places on Earth, Northern Arizona...

I was married to a genius. She did some of the original code for IBM in the 60's and 70's, was a private contractor for Pac Bell in the 80's and 90's, and taught computer science at Yavapai College... I was in awe of the woman. ....I have no idea what she saw in me...I lost this beautiful human being to pancreatic cancer in 2015...

I joined HubPages primarily to read and share poetry, however, my interests are eclectic and you will see me commenting on many different hubs.

Live as if you will die tomorrow; Learn as if you will live forever...M. Gandhi

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  • Haiku Quintus...A tribute to Russ Baleson

    Haiku Quintus...A tribute to Russ Baleson

    9 months ago

    Wandering through Hub Pages one day I came across a marvelous Hub by Russ Baleson describing the ancient Japanese art of Haiku...A poetic form that basically conforms to a three line poem following a 5-7-5 syllabic...

  • Walter Benton: The Passionate Poet

    Walter Benton: The Passionate Poet

    9 months ago

    Walter Benton has been my bedside companion for a very long time, going back to college where I discovered him 50 years ago. I have shared him with many " creatures of an hour ", most intimately with my beautiful bride,...