James M. Hartshorn
I am “retired”
after more than forty years as computer programmer. I have worked at many things as, such as salesman, marketing
specialist, overseas construction and systems development, always from a
programmer’s background. I attended the
now “retired” after twenty seven years as a school nurse. She is an accomplished knitter. A sweater of hers won the “Best of Show”
ribbon at the 1996
We are both
active in our church. We enjoy camping
with friends and travel in our motorhome at times. We and our kids lived in
We have a daughter Anna who is married and has two children. She is a school teacher. Our son Nick is divorced and has a daughter. He is a big rig truck driver.
Over the years I have thought about how to respond to people who ask me to tell them about myself. My life has been far to full and I have done so many things that a brief summary seemed impossible. I have finally resolved the problem. I can put my life into one sentence. Good things happen to me. The rest is just expansion of the statement.
First and most
important is that Harriett and I were married, a highly unlikely event. The direction of my life was set at that
In March, 1994, I was diagnosed with cancer (non-Hodgkins Lymphoma) on the liver. My doctor did not expect me to live. We attacked the cancer with the prayers of my family and friends, some of the best medical care in the country only five blocks from home, and my own resources and attitudes. By mid September, the tumor was gone!!
I am in exceptionally good health now.
Good things happen to me.
Much of my
time now is spent working to reveal “
Drop me an E-Mail, I’d love to hear from you. My email address is email@example.com.