Cliff's Notes version of my life: Born: Clarksburg, West Virginia on March 16, 1947.
Grad: West Virginia University (1969) - journalism major, English minor.
Worked at six newspapers over the past 42 years: Fairmont West Virginian in Fairmont, W.Va.; The Daily Progress in Charlottesville, Va.; Palm Beach Evening Times in West Palm Beach, Florida; San Diego Evening Tribune; Times-Union in Jacksonville, Fla.; and The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, Ca.
Postions: Couple of brief stints at news reporting and as a city editor, otherwise 98 percent of those 42 years were in sports.
Family: Wife Judy is a radiology tech for the Osteo-Arthritis Clinics of America in Carlsbad; son Willie (27) lives in South Lake Tahoe; daughter Christine (25) lives in L.A.; son Timothy (23) lives in Carlsbad with us and works in La Costa.
Blog: A combination of American Idol, sports and a Carlsbad newbie, kinda esoteric don't you think?