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Born in Texas. Raised as an Air Force brat all over the country. Family moved back to Texas in 1973, been here ever since.
Graduated from L.D. Bell in May 1975. Joined the Navy on Nov. 10th (the day the Edmund Fitzgerald sank) Qualified for "BUDS" training in boot camp.
5 years in the Navy working on missile launching systems. USS Oklahoma City (CG-5) and USS Leahy (CG-16)
Married in April 1981, Divorced in Feb 1982. Yeah, it was bad. One daughter (Meghan) who lives in Austin.
Graduated with B.A. in Spanish (Math minor) from UT Arlington in 1996 (TCJC NE campus and UT-Austin before that)
17th year teaching. All of it at Springtown High School starting in 2004.
Announcer for all sub-varsity football, softball and band competitions , spotter on Friday nights for varsity
Hobbies : chess, golf, most motorsports, hiking and traveling . Love dogs !
Was in the Great Alaskan Earthquake in 1964. Magnitude 9.2
Hitchhiked across Australia when I was 21
Been to Africa, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia and the Phillipines