I am a failed Ph.D. of Literature (and
proud of it). By "failed" I mean that I gave up on the
worthless degree, not that I can't write. While working as an editor and
as manager of an art gallery, I wrote art reviews for publications like
Artweek, Artpapers, and Art Issues.
I used to edit full-time for the
Newport Harbor Art Museum (now the Orange County Museum of Art) and freelance for the University of
California Press, and other universities and museums. I
currently oversee the production of software manuals at the software
company for which I work.
I play classical and other guitar and write
some music of my own. Here are a couple pieces and some
information about musicians I enjoy.
In order to make a respectable adult living, I
had to teach myself programming and I work for a software company.
I currently program InstallShield MSI installers and various flavors
of Visual Basic (VBScript, VBA, VB) but have also done significant