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Uncle Scruffy's Introductrion

Post icon  Posted 24 September 2006 - 03:52 PM

Name: David G. Weimer

Location: Live in Northridge, CA, the home of the 1994 Northridge Earthquake, about a half mile from the epicenter

Age: 62

Birthdate: Nov. 15, 1943

Sex: Male

Height: 5' 6 3/4"

Weight: 130 lbs.

Hair: Brown except where bald

Eyes: Hazel, with or without glasses

Other states I have lived in: Oklahoma (Born in Enid, Lived in Ames); Colorado (Completed Jr. High and High School in Haxtun); Kansas (Went to college at McPherson College, McPherson, KN); Maryland (Two months at New Windsor for Alternative Service training); Illinois (Alternative Service assignment was in Elgin, and lived there 5 more years after service completed)

Education: BS in Music Education; Completed credits for BS Degree in Business Administration & Economics; took miscellaneous courses at Elgin Community College; completed 7 or 8 courses toward BS in Information Technology at University of Phoenix; currently enrolled in distance learning education at American Sentinel University, Birmingham, AL, working toward BS in Computer Science; also enrolled in writing program at Long Ridge Writers Group, West Redding, CT

Programming Languages: Introduction to Java & C+, but do not use either at this time. Presently Enrolled in C++ at ASU

Years Programming/Designing: None

Employer: Medtronic MiniMed, Northridge, CA

Employer's Business: Manufacture/Service Diabetes Pumps, Manufacture Infusion Sets & Insulin Reservoirs, as well as Sensors to detect Insulin level in diabetic's body; Developed first Continuous Glucose Monitoring System that works with pumps to show glucose levels at any given time so pump wearers can adjust insulin levels accordingly

Job Title: Configuration Control Analyst

Job Duties: Analyze documents and drawings to make sure they conform to procedures and agree with Engineering Change Orders generated to revise them

Hobbies/Interests: Needlepoint, Cross Stitch, Reading, Classical Music, Collecting Stamps, Coins, and other memorabilia, Researching, Writing, Acting, Writing humorous poetry or limericks, Making Latch Hook designs, Sewing, Roller Skating

Favorite Bands: The 4 Seasons, The Beach Boys, and any other bands from the 50s and 60s

Favorite Movie: Have none in particular; simply enjoy seeing movies that interest me

Favorite Color: Red/Blue/Brown

Favorite Number: Don't have one

Favorite Beverage: Water/Orange Juice/Pink Lemonade

Favorite Food: Any Persian Food, Hotdogs, Brown Rice/ Pasta, Popcorn, Flavored Sherbet

Favorite Sport: Like them all, but don't watch regularly

Favorite Phrase: Don't have one

Favorite Animal: Dog

Favorite Video Game: Don't play video games

Favorite Quote: Don't have one

Likes: Most any kind of food except asparagus, learning about peoples' lives, learning new things, water with lemon juice added, dead plants and flowers, shopping, moderately cool weather

Dislikes: Buses that don't show up or pass me up, not having enough time to concentrate on hobbies, heat, ironing, not being a carpenter so I can make useful carpentry items, when things out of my control go wrong

Last Good Book I Read: One Nation: America Remembers 911

If I Could Have One Superhuman Ability, It Would Be: To jump from one place to another in one jump, since I don't drive

Greatest Achievement: Bicycled from Elgin, Illinois to Ventura, California summer of 1975, averaging 50 miles per day, riding a total of 51 days, on a bicycle weighing about 40 pounds, me weighing about 125-130 pounds, and gear weighing 103 pounds most of the way

Honors: Special Achievement Award for work performance; Received Manpower, Inc. Tiffany Award for outstanding work performance; Inducted into National Honor Society as a high school senior

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#2 Jayman  Icon User is offline

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Re: Uncle Scruffy's Introductrion

Posted 24 September 2006 - 06:33 PM

Welcome to Dream in Code.

Wow, that is quite an introduction. Congrats on your many achievements.

Look forward to seeing around the forums.
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Re: Uncle Scruffy's Introductrion

Posted 24 September 2006 - 07:46 PM

welcome to DIC :) seems like i know you already!
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Re: Uncle Scruffy's Introductrion

Posted 25 September 2006 - 06:30 AM

Welcome to dream in code! Glad you decided to join.
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Re: Uncle Scruffy's Introductrion

Posted 25 September 2006 - 07:30 PM

Hi! Great Introduction!!!

Welcome to the community. Thanks for joining!

See ya around the forums...
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Re: Uncle Scruffy's Introductrion

Posted 27 September 2006 - 08:41 PM

Hey! Welcome to Dream in Code, I'll see you around the forums.
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Re: Uncle Scruffy's Introductrion

Posted 28 September 2006 - 04:25 AM

hi and welcome, what an intro .... looking forward to seeing your humorous poetry and limericks
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Re: Uncle Scruffy's Introductrion

Posted 28 September 2006 - 07:23 AM

Since I would just be parroting what was already said. Howdy.
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