USGS surveyor, construction superintendent, General Contractor, Electrical Contractor, Electric Utility (23 yrs) - rebuilding huge motors, Electrical meter tech, Field meter Tech, Field meter tech supervisor, Meter Shop Supervisor, Retired early (to rehab a new hip). Sub interests dabbled in are too numerous to list here.
I speak a snippet of 50+ languages, and a lot more than a snippet in English (home tongue), French, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin and German. Don't ask me why, it just happened as a result of my voracious appetite to learn and communicate, and my love of people from every place.
Origin is a small mining town in Nevada, USA, surrounded by humble folks from many nations and many tongues.