David P. Salley
Fredonia, New York 14063
I'm a Buffalo, New York native, now living in Fredonia in Chautauqua County. I'm happily married to my wife, Karen Ehrlich for over 20 years. We live in a 140 year-old Victorian era farmhouse. I've done a two-year term on the Board of Directors for my church, The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua. I have an Associate's Degree in Computer Programming from Bryant & Stratton. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Canisius College. I have a Master of Arts degree in Informatics from The University of Buffalo. My 'Blog is on Live Journal. I joined Facebook so I could keep in touch with the other members of the UU BoD.
I have a strong interest in Medieval History. I am a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism. My medieval persona Lord Dagonell Collingwood of Emerald Lake . lives in the Kingdom of Aethelmearc, in the Shire of Heronter. I participate in a wide variety of activities in the Society, all of which you can read about in my SCA webpage.
My interests include, but aren't limited to: Armor and Chainmail, Artificial Intelligence programs, Blacksmithing and Metalworking Blues music, Bardic circles and Storytelling, Book collecting, Boy Scout memorabilia, Brewing, Calligraphy and Illumination, Castles, Chess, Choral Music, Comic books, Commedia dell'arte, Computer Languages, Cooking, Cyberpunk, Fantasy novels, Filk, Folk Music, Folklore, Heraldry, Hiking, Historical Costumes, Informatics, Japanese gardens, Jigsaw puzzles, Juggling and Magic, Kung Fu movies, Letterboxing, Live Action Role-Playing, Medieval Games, Medieval Recipe Redaction, Medieval and Renaissance Music, Paganism, Puppetry, Robots, Running, Scavenger Hunts, Science Fiction, Second Hand Shops, Steampunk, Strategy Games, Tall ships, Technical Writing, Used Book Stores, UU, Webpage Design, Wine and Writing.
- My Letterboxing webpage
- I started annotating the Girl Genius webcomic, back when it was still being published in paper!
- My SCA website with my Bardic Notebook, Medieval Recipes, Medieval Games and Articles I've Written.
- You know you're from Buffalo when ...
- I'm going to review every Winery, Bar and Restaurant in Chautauqua County.
- Silly quizzes
I'm fantasizing I can make a career as a professional writer. I recently left a job as tech support for an Internet Service Provider. I've been hired as a Database Report Writer by the Seneca Nation of Indians for their Health Department.
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