I am a born again christian. I attend church weekly. I have had a close walk with Christ since 1967. I have one grown son who is the Butte Montana High School band teacher. I have one daughter who is majoring in Violin performance and teaching at Montana State University at Bozeman Montana. I am an independent contractor and am currently employed to help oversee a mining operation in south western Montana. I like to fish, hunt, garden, explore, jeep, travel, as well as collect and polish rocks and stones. I have some lapidary equipment set up and have taught lapidary. I taught secondary education before becoming an independent contractor. I taugh High School Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, and Physical Sciences for 8 years. Four years on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation, Browning Montana and four years at Twin Bridges high School in Montana. I also donated my skills to teach laboratory science classes for the Christian home schoolers in Butte Montana for about 15 years.