Retired engineer with aromatherapy small business. Live on Panther Lake in rural Snohomish County, in foothills of the Cascades Mountains. Used to play guitar, banjo, pennywhistle, and bodhran. (Still do, occasionally--mostly for my grandchildren.) Was DJ for "Celtic Hours" on KRAB-FM for several years in 80's. Used to attend Seattle Irish Sessions regularly. Also was President of Seattle Folklore Society and Northwest Folklife Festival for awhile in 80's. Spent a week touring Ireland in 1968.