one thriller wouldn't kill you

Job Sights

First Job Site Sign. January 1986.

First Job Site Sign. January. 1986.

Parker's Boat Yard addition, first general contract. Cataumet, Massachusetts. 1986

Parker’s Boat Yard addition, my first general contract at age 25. Cataumet, Massachusetts. 1986.

Framing. Katipovic residence. Woods Hole, Massachusetts. 1990.

Katapovic residence. Woods Hole, Massachusetts. 1990.

Katapovic residence. Woods Hole, Massachusetts. 1990.

Framing Boat Slips, Deltaville, Virginia.1991

Framing Covered Boat Slips.  Deltaville, Virginia.1991.


Institute for Advanced Technologies in the Humanities, and the UVA Electronic Text Center, Alderman Library at the University of Virginia, where as a nontraditionally aged undergraduate I served as project manager in construction of The World of Dante Literary Archive which won a generous award from the National Endowment for the Humanities, alongside my creation of experimental electronic texts and illustrated eBooks until my graduation with High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa at age 36. 1994-1997.



The New York Public Library, Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, NYC, where I designed and edited the NYPL’s first online literary archive for the Shomberg Center for Research in Black Culture entitled, African American Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century, consisting of sixty full-length literary works, as well the complimentary visual archive, Images of African Americans from the Nineteenth Century. 1997-8


The Wall Street Journal, World Financial Center in New York City, where I served as an XML Document Architect in construction of the Wall Street Journal Online Edition, now known as WSJ.COM. 2000-2001


Grolier Encyclopedia. Danbury, Connecticut, where I served the encyclopedia’s fifty editors as an SGML document architect and programmer. 1999

Building a tool shed, our cottage in the Catskills, Upstate New York.

When the dot.com bubble burst in 2002 I purchased this, my wonderful work truck, to return to my prior trade as master carpenter and licensed contractor — this time in Brooklyn and Manhattan where I remodeled apartments.


Microsoft. Redmond, Washington where I worked as a Technical Writer developing context-sensitive mobile phone technology. 2006-7

DCF 1.0

T-Mobile. Factoria, Washington where I served as Technical Writer and  Business Analyst developing predictive modeling software. 2007


Woodland Park Zoo. Seattle, Washington where I served as volunteer in the raptor area handling and training unreleasable hawks, falcons and owls.


My 2014  Spycar book tour to promote my first novel, Special Operations.

Framing Hammer, resting.

Framing Hammer, resting.

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