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I am a Systems Architect and Python developer living in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Systems Architect @ Morrison Industries.

Chair, Executive Committee of the Michigan Association Of Rail Passengers, 2019-02
Previously served as Vice-Chair and Meeting Coordinator.

Chair, Executive Board of the Highland Park Neighborhood Association, 2019-03 -

Founder of MMAAADD (Multi-Modal Advocates Against Auto-Dependent Development)

I write urbanist stuff @ UrbanGR.

General Info

  • Items of a technical nature are posted on my technical BLOG at Whitemice Consulting
  • 2 dogs, 3 cats (Itzal, Nayden, Faustina, Tarmo, Lajha)
  • I own a 1919 Model-T Ford Depot Hack.
  • Certified SCUBA diver.
  • GPG/PGP key: D95ED383
  • Cyclist and advocate for a multi-modal transportation system.


  • Coffee Shop: Lantern
  • Bicycle Shop: Central Distict Cyclery
  • Bar/Pub: Have you been to Grand Rapids? Too many excellent options to choose from. But probably one of either 7 Monks or Grand Rapids Brewing Company. GRBC (Grand RapidsBrewing Company) currently has the best hot wings in the city.
    • Sadly I have had to remove Flatlanders from this list - I have no idea what they are doing. They cannot decide what they want to me. Once upon a time the service, atmosphere, and drinks were legendary. They've had a succession of operators and appear to have lost their way. :(
  • Butcher Shop: Grand Butchers, Midtown