Hello, everyone.

My real name is David G. Weimer, lately affectionately known by my Niece as "Uncle Scruffy", my Signature name.

Below is a synopsis of who I am; where I have lived/am now living; education; interests/hobbies/accomplishments; pevious/current employers/ jobs; etc.

If you have any questions about any of the information, please feel free to post them and I will attempt to answer them as best I can.


Uncle Scruffy

Race: Caucasian
Sex: Male
Marital Status: Single
Hair: Bald & Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Height: 5' 6 3/4"
Weight: 130 lbs

Religion: Born Again Christian - Attend Iranian Church on the Way, Van Nuys, CA

Diet: Anything except insects


McPherson College, McPherson, KN: BS Music Education (without teaching block)/BS Economics & Business Administration

University of Phoenix: Courses in Information Systems

American College of Computer Information Sciences (ACCIS)/American Sentinel University (ASU), Birmingham, AL: Currently taking classes for BS in Computer Science

Long Ridge Writers Group, West Redding, CT: Enrolled in "Breaking Into Print" writing program

Signature: In honor of my niece who called me "Mr. Scruffy" shortly after she found out I was growing a beard during recovery from foot surgery


Oklahoma - Born
Colorado - Moved to 1956
Kansas: Attended College
Maryland: Alternative Service Training
Illinois: Alternative Service Assignment & 7-year Residence
California: Bicycled to from Illinois, permanent residence San Fernando Valley
Texas: Attended one semester of Bible School


Reading/Needlepoint & Cross Stitch/Latch Hook Pillow, Rug, Wall Hanging Designs/Writing/Computers/Classical Music


Manpower, Inc. Temp Agency Tiffany Award for Outstanding Work Performance

Rockwell International, Rocketdyne Division Special Achievement Award for Outstanding Work Performance

Inducted into National Honor Society as High School Senior

Bicycled 3000+ miles from Elgin, IL to Ventura, CA summer of 1975 with my weight (125-130 lbs), bicycle weight (30-40 lbs), and gear weight (Approx 103 lbs), riding 51 total days, averaging 50 miles/ day

Participated on Summer World Mission Team in Bakersfield, CA to help reconstruct/landscape church on Indian Reservation

Previous Employers/Job Duties:

Personal Lawn & Garden Business, Haxtun, CO

Rocky Mountain News Carrier, Haxtun, CO

Haxtun Community Bank, Haxtun, CO

McPherson College (Janitor Art Dept. & Library), McPherson, KN

Church of the Brethren General Offices (Director of Brethren Volunteer Service Admin Assist-Alt Serv), Elgin, IL

Anderson Insurance Agency, Elgin, IL

1st National Bank (Brinks/Coin Room Teller), Elgin, IL

YWCA (Part Time), Elgin, IL

John's At the Beach Restaurant (Busboy), Ventura, CA

Pacific Bell (Long Distance Cord Tel Op), Ventura, CA

Pacific Bell (Toll Station Position System-TSPS Op), Northridge, CA

Bendix Oceanics Division (Temp Sec'y & Contracts Analyst), Sylmar, CA

Grant Thornton CPA (Partner Admin Assist), Encino, CA

Rockwell International, Rocketdyne Div (Temp Sec'y), Canoga Park, CA

Numerous other Temp Sec'y Positions in Southern CA

First Interstate Bank/Wells Fargo Bank Trust & Investment Division (Outgoing Electronic Wire Specialist), Calabasas, CA

Wells Fargo Bank Community Development Dept. (Admin Assist), Los Angeles, CA

Medtronic MiniMed (Temped 2 1/2 weeks in Marketing Dept., entering into Excel pertinent info of people desiring to upgrade Diabetes Pump), Northridge, CA

Current Employer:

Medtronic MiniMed, Northridge, CA

Company Business: Manufactures/Sells/Services External/Internal Diabetes Pumps, Syringes/Accompanying Paraphernalia/Insulin Reservoirs for Pumps, Glucose Sensors/Monitoring Systems

Former/Current Job Titles:

Document Control Clerk II/Configuration Control Analyst in Document Control Department

Current Job Duties: Analyze Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)/ Procedural, Qualification Plan/Report, Product Spec, et al. Documents/Drawings released for conducting business; Retrieve Electronic Files; Process Marketing Literature Documents; Backup for Bookroom Filing/Front Desk Receptionist/Print Requests/Dispensing Electronic Files/Releasing, Scanning, & Posting ECOs/Documents/Drawings to Intranet/SAP Enterprise System/et al.

Crikey, now that was some introduction, Uncle Scruffy :)

Welcome to DaniWeb, where beards are not an issue...

Crikey, now that was some introduction, Uncle Scruffy :)

Welcome to DaniWeb, where beards are not an issue...

Thank you, happygeek. Should I take a bow?! :eek:

Uncle Scruffy