A librarian and information technologist by profession, my career spanned virtually every position in academic, public and special libraries from shelver to media specialist, public library director to associate university librarian, and director of academic computing to dean of learning resources & instructional technology. In 2008 I authored Beloit’s Club Pop House (Arcadia Publishing), a photographic history of my favorite music hangout as a teenager. If you’re on Facebook, check out one of the special interest pages I administer, Wisconsin Garage Bands 1960s or Wisconsin Rock Concerts 60s and 70s. My life was shaped by many personal experiences. Media has been an important influence, not only the books I read and the films I watched, but the music to which I listened, learned to play and occasionally performed. My stories explore that common thread. If you landed on this page, just click “HOME” above and cue up your favorite LP, CD, cassette, 8-track or digital download. Or enjoy my radio show where you can hear “that playlist in my head… the soundtrack of my life… a Life Out of Tunes.” Tune in and turn it up! Happy reading… and listening!