Born and raised in NYC. Staten Island. Joined the Army and treated drunks and cured "social disease" world wide as a medic. Got married and had five children. My wife of 37 years is very efficient: two sets of twins and a single in the middle. Retired from the Army and did travel nursing for five yrs, then went to tech school for a change of pace. Got into semiconductor manufacturing and worked for Atmel, Vitesse and now Intel.