See my 4 minute speech to OWASA in support of the Mountains to the Sea trail. I gave it on August 25, 2016.
See my opinion piece on development in the July 31, 2016 Chapel Hill News
See my opinion piece on the Achievement Gap in the March 30, 2016 Chapel Hill News.
See my opinion piece on Ephesus-Fordham in the April 8, 2014 Chapel Hill News
Who I'll vote for in 2016
President: Hillary Clinton
Governor of NC: Roy Cooper
U.S. Senate: Deborah Ross
District Court Judge in Chatham and Orange Counties: Samantha Cabe
Khan Academy (Great replacement for classroom education!)
Grew up in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
Now lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Worked for IBM first as a computer programmer; later as a program manager overseeing bar code and label standardization.
Currently retired and enjoying my personal interests.
Ken's health blog # 1 (a 2014 diagnosis of tonsil cancer)
Ken's health blog # 2 (January 2016 removal of my gallbladder)
Religion: none/atheist (My views on religion)
Pets: none (but I like cats, don't care for dogs)
"The world is my country, science is my religion." Christiaan Huygens 1629-1695
"I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it." Samuel Clemens 1835-1910 (aka Mark Twain)
"The way to get good ideas is to get lots of ideas and then throw the bad ones away." Linus Pauling 1901-1994
"If you don't know where you're going, you'll end up someplace else." Yogi Berra 1925-2015
"I'd rather light a candle (science) than worship the darkness (religion)." Ken Larsen June 1, 2010
Gail (sister) and her husband, Don
I would have had a second sister, Ingrid, but she died before I was born. She only lived four days. :-(
ideo of neighborhood cat "Starry" coming to my whistle