My interest in Egyptology has spanned several decades. Beginning with "Boy of the Pyramids" when I was 8.
I studied Gardiner and every other book a teenager could afford in High School and went to UCLA and studied Egyptology with
John Callender in the '70s, earning a BA and MA there. I transferred to the University of Chicago in 1977 and studied
with E.F. Wente, J. Johnson, K. Baer, and G.R. Hughes. I was admitted to candidacy for a PhD in 1980, but my career
took a right turn and I never completed the dissertation. I finished doing my research, but never got around to finishing
writing it. My interest, however, never failed, and now I am pursuing this avenue to share tools I have created or modified,
and to make texts available in a computer readable format.