Coaching children's sports is a lifelong favorite. I was a Girl Scout Leader for 3½ years (my first four children are daughters). I coached soccer for
girls and boys, coached Little League, girls softball, track and field.
I love backpacking, cross country skiing, snow camping, hiking, photography, and snorkling (love Hawaii). I love to design and sew outdoor equipment. I have
sewn jackets for my wife, father in-law and myself. A vest for my wife, windbreaker jackets for my daughters, and backpacks for my sons of which they have
used when backpacking and snow-camping. I have also sewn several sewing kits (Frostline, Makit, etc.).
I also volunteer at the local PBS station as a cameraman during pledge breaks and auctions. I have progressed to the point where I now instruct new