Location: Smithtown, NY (central LI, near the
Name: Northshorewx, but you can call me
Occupation: Consultant in the professional services
practice of a major computer manufacturer. I am not a
developer, but have been on a lot of website projects. Call me
Web Sites: http://www.northshorewx.com/ (my own
http://www.fatfish.info/ (I did this as a
favor for some friends/relatives - BTW, its an excellent
restaurant for you LIers. Really nice in the summer when you
can sit out by the bay and the outdoor bar is open)
a Developer?: Still true in spite of the above. I took only
what I needed from the asp books to create these sites.
Stubbornly resisting developer friends' urges to use .net.
Thats not how I make my living anyway, but if I need to, I'll
Interests: Too numerous to mention, but I
bet you can guess the biggy.
Sports: Golf, skiing,
running, rugby (retired).
Age: Older than I once was
and younger than I'll be (thats not unusual). For you sleuths,
see the next item.
Additional useless S&G trivia:
Met my future wife while returning to school from their huge
concert in the park.
Recent WX experience: My wife IM'd
me at work this afternoon to ask the odds of my son's T-ball
game being called off this evening. I told her there was a
50-50 chance of some spotty light rain, but that predicting
the actions of adult humans was far more difficult than
predicting the weather. FWIW, the game was
Worst Landing: Approximately June 2, 1990 at
the old Stapleton airport (Denver). We got off the plane and
walked to the terminal (no gate). As we did so, large pieces
of metal debris were blowing across the runway. It helped
explain the nasty approach and landing. At least it was about
65 degrees in Denver. Heading west, we encountered a blinding
June snowstorm at Vail Pass. A-basin was still open. I was
tempted, but had better things to do that weekend. Side note:
June snow and hordes of Texas and Nebraska drivers are a
Biggest Weather thrills: The
Blizzard of 1978, Hurricane Gloria
thrills: 1969 Mets, 2004 Red Sox
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