Retired school teacher, retired real estate broker and educator. Active amateur adio operator (WA7YUL); life member of the Amateur Radio Relay League (ARRL). Active in western leather carving (over 50 years experience), operating business as The Leather Horseshoe, http://owerr.tripod.com. Member of the International Internet Leathercrafters Guild and the Puget Sound Leather Artisans Coop. Graduate: Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, IL; B.S. Elem. Educ., Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ; M.A. Elem. Educ., Ed.D. Curriculum and Instruction, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaffl, AZ.