Welcome to a fairly serious site with a silly name.
I have lived in
number of places in the U.S.,
including Chicago, Houston, Brooklyn, Stonybrook (NY),
St. Louis, Vista (CA), and Phoenix. I currently live in Tucson, AZ.
I also spent 13
Asia residing in South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and China.
I prefer a
(call sign: AF7M) has been a lifelong hobby and I particularly
enjoy using Morse
low power (QRP) and simple wire antennas.
I also enjoy
computers and my operating system of choice is OpenBSD.
When I "drive",
prefer to ride a motorcycle. I currently ride a BMW R1200GS.
I like helping
people as a disaster volunteer with the American Red Cross.
During my time in Beijing I had the opportunity to collect some old Chinese charms, amulets and coins.
These charms and
not used as money
but rather as "good luck" and game pieces.
were not officially minted by the government, they are difficult to date and the quantities cast are unknown.
If you would
to see my website dedicated to ancient Chinese charms
and coins please visit primaltrek.com.
(my grandmother called me "Skinny Rooster" when I was a little boy)