I grew up in the Midwest (North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota)
and then moved to Manchester, Connecticut. I received a BA in psychology
from the University of Connecticut in 1973. I then moved to Seattle, where I received my teaching
certificate and M.Ed. from the University
I am a member of The Recording
Academy and enjoy voting on the Grammy Awards every year!
I am the developer of the Arbor
Heights Home Page, on the web now for over
Every spring I coordinate the Earth
Day Groceries Project, which I began on the Internet in 1994.
honored to maintain the complete archive of The
Random Thoughts of Louis Schmier.
was the moderator of tictech,
an email discussion list dealing with information about technology in education
in the Seattle Public Schools.
A few years ago my
third grade class had a great time observing and naming a young peregrine
falcon in Minnesota! Here's a
My parents, Bob and Audrey Ahlness,
had a pretty swell time at their 50th wedding anniversary
20+ years ago.
Finally, a link to
the site I maintain for my talented wife Janeanne Houston.
Check out her recordings:
So Great A Joy (2001)
Living Mysteries (2002)
So Much Beauty (2004)
The Shining Place (2006)