Laurel Rose: Started in her parent’s grocery store and her uncle’s department store. She is smart and skilled at what she learns. She learned secretarial skills in night school and has evolved into great editor of the English language. Here are her skills she has learned in her lifetime and she has excelled at all these skills:
Tom Diaz: I was a laborer for 55 years, first working as a floor sander and then a Lock and Dam operator. I did this until I retired from work in 2001.
In the 1980’s we got our son a Commodore 64 and we read about basic computing with our son.
I got so I could not do any more labor and while reading about my past in the 1960’s which others had wrote. I realized that there seemed to be a lot left out so I started writing about my life on my word processor. I am not the best of writers but I could tell some great tales of what did happen in the 1960’s.
In the 1990 I learned to improve my skills in computing and editing photos. I learned that there were things at work that needed to be easily found when the Internet was just getting started so I created a website of useful links for lock and dam folks and farmers on the Ohio River. At first it was on disk and later when we had the Internet I created this page:
http://laurelrose.com/OHIORIVER.HTM from that point on I place what I wrote on line at:
which came with our BellSouth online service.
Note: Laurel Rose does not edit what I write, she just hands me a dictionary.