Jim grew up in Southwest Missouri and has lived there most of his life. His parents, Ben and Del, gave him a passion for knowledge and beauty.
His professional career has been in Electronics Engineering. In the course of 40 years, he has designed and developed a number of innovative and commercially-successful electronic products. These have had applications in commercial and industrial weighing, industrial controls, medical devices, and battery systems for oceanic research, environmental management, and robotics.
His interests are photography, science, music, politics (let’s be polite!), everythingelseintheworld, and a bunch of good kids and grandkids that he shares with his Little Red-Haired Girl.