Started reading Science Fiction & Fantasy in early 60's. First contribution to Science - member of Vance Oyama's team for one of the search for life experiments on the Viking Mars Lander. Favorite Author - Lois McMaster Bujold Greatest contribution to World History - probably my hair follicles that were pulled from my head at Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and used in the experiment that proved you could successfully isolate enough DNA from hair roots to do DNA fingerprinting. Winner Hall Costume Prize ConFrancisco 51st World Science Fiction Convention. Member SCA since 1979. Sealed Knot 1985-6. Paid Cast Member Renaissance Pleasure Faire at Black Point. Founder Local Yokal Living History Village and member of production staff at Renaissance Festival in AZ. Owned and ran a Local Yarn Shop for ten years. Lived in Glens Falls NY, Sunnyvale CA, Cape Elizabeth ME, Los Altos CA, Andover MA, Ottawa ONT, Los Altos CA, Santa Cruz CA, San Jose CA, Lund Sweden, Oxford UK, Tucson AZ, Amesville OH. Most interesting travel - tie: East Germany in 1983, Morocco in 1984. Most interesting current activity - learning to play the Hurdy Gurdy Favorite joke - "Have you heard about the man with 5 penises? . . . . . Pants fit him like a glove!" Motto - "Everyone is entitled to my opinion."