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I am an American raised in the Sonoran Desert and on the beaches of California, but now residing in the lovely land of herring Popsicles. I admit to being a reference junkie. My Wikipedia activity began a couple of years ago with anonymous edits -- like most everyone. In April 2008, I registered this account and have been bumbling around these pages, portals, projects and virtual back alleys ever since. Outside, in the real world, I work as a writer, copy editor and proofreader. In here, I am an administrator and contribute mostly copyright violation investigations. I am also active in the Film Project, especially articles related to Danish Cinema. However, I'm just as likely to wander into any article relating to my experiences as a son, a student, a cadet commander, a space cadet, a beach boy, a busboy, a waiter, a chemist, a bum, a marine biologist, a divemaster, a husband, a journalist, a father, an author, a computer programmer, a traveler, a gardener, a genealogist, a daydreamer, etc., etc., etc....
...by the way, I was always told that being a user was a bad thing. But here on WP, it ain't a bad thing at all.
Credits: I would like to thank The Random Editor for the design of this page, and Sergay for her modifications.