Born in Madison WI US, lived there until age 46, grew up in Ashland WI US, current home.
Always wanted a nickname, gifted one (Gumpa) by the grandson, Sebastian.
Fixed cameras for 25 years, monkeying with computers since 1981, a Timex Sinclair.

Between 2002 and 2006 I tried to establish a computer recycling presence
here in Ashland. You can read that story at

It is a Zwiki,, by Simon Michael The Longrun wiki
has been schlepped from host to host since 2002, maintaining compatibility all along.
I wish all wikis were Zwiki.

The wiki holds quite a few pages

I've been fortunate enough to have a gallery for my photographs at
The archive of all Gumpagraphs is at
(Caution: BIG page)

I've been doing a bit of blogging at

I've heard that it's possible to navigate these infowaters with LESS than 25
years at a camera repair bench. I'm not about to try, that's for sure.

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