Born in Shelbyville, Indiana. Active duty US Navy 1969 - 1978. Married in 1976. Worked as a non-degreed engineer and Project Manager for 34 years in the nuclear power industry. Heart attack in 2013 undiagnosed and denied. Heart attack in 2014, diagnosed on Memorial Day. Quadruple bypass and first encounter with Mended Hearts. I am an Accredited Visitor for Chapter #16 and serve as the Newsletter Editor. Attending CW Howard Santa Claus School in October, 2017, October, 2018 and October, 2019.