Stairway to the Mechanical Penthouse

The 100-Watt Warlock
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects. ~ Robert A. Heinlein

I'm a somewhat dilettante, partial autodidact, frequent raconteur, former chef, future librarian, and occasional craftsman. I live in a constantly evolving environment amid books, aquaria, and wonders with my amazing super-genius wife.