Another retired person living in Pagosa Springs, CO. Great skiing and hiking, mtn bike riding, flying. I was born in Queens hospital, NY, NY: Went to grade school in Setauket, NY. Moved to Los Altos, CA for High School. Took up bicycle racing thru college at the University of Utah. Was NROTC at the U, commissioned at graduation, and went to Navy flight training in Pensacola, FL. Served in the anti-submarine squadron HS-8 (HS-8/ Eight Ballers/ SH-3A) out of Ream Field (San Diego, CA, and the USS Bennington - CVS-20), then went to VT-1 (Training Squadron) to instruct primary flight in Pensacola, FL. Then 25 + years flying helicopters in the Gulf of Mexico, Mexico and Brazil for various oil companies, as well as General Motors. About 5 years as a simulator instructor at Flight Safety international before a medical retirement.