• 06 Sep 2008 /  Comments Off on About

    About The Threadless Nut

    The name “The Threadless Nut” came about when I was building our garage. One of the nuts for the anchor bolts slipped through the factory with getting any threads cut. I spent entirely too much time trying to put this nut on the bolt before realizing this. I’m sure this is some sort of life metaphor, I just haven’t figured it out.

    “Life is like a threadless nut ….”

    I’m sure I’ll come up with something … someday.

    About Me

    • I’m an Open Source Linux Software Engineer, I’ve worked on several projects:
    • I’ve also worked on some non-Open Source stuff over the years, but it makes me feel dirty to talk about.
    • I am an NRA Certified Pistol Instructor and Range Safety Officer.
    • I’m a member, and Vice-President of The New Paltz Rod & Gun Club. I enjoy trapshooting as well as rifle and pistol shooting. I’m captain of the SporteRifle team. I also created & maintain their website.
    • I’m the former treasurer of The Mid-Hudson Valley Linux User’s Group, unfortunately, I don’t get to meetings much these days.
    • Erica and I created the local parenting support forum, HudsonValleyParents.com. We have over 2000 members and provide a free resource for support, advice and activities.
    • I have several patents.
    • I was a Combat Radio Teletype Operator (31CA4) in the US Army. The A4 was for Morse Code qualification. No, I don’t remember it any more. I served 3 years active (full time) duty from 1986-1989 and then 5 years in the active reserves.