Professor at Cornell University, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences. Received degrees in soil science at University of California-Berkeley (phone number hidden)). Resident of Ithaca, NY, since September 1986. Have traveled internationally to over 25 countries associated with professional and graduate student research projects and teaching assignments. I teach courses on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Global Positioning Systems (GPS). Interests include photography, hiking, film noir, jazz music, all types of ethnic cuisine, books (non-fiction), wine, and yoga. I have two children (ages 33 and 35) from my first marriage. Currently married to Donna, my second wife. Both of us in our early sixties and very active and somewhat adventurous, positive outlooks, and in love. Both of us are fastidious in the best sense of the word (we are very easy to please), highly respectful of others, value diversity in thought and deed, and progressive politically. My life motto has been, "To each his own."