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My field is economics. I studied at University of Windsor, London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London) and University of Alberta.
With teaching prior to full-time plus post-retirement I have been teaching economics for 50 years continuously.
|Hobbies and Interests||
I love photography and travel. I also enjoy live theatre and geneology.
|Pets, Children, Grandchildren||
Three sons and eight grandchildren. One son is a full-time pastor in a Bible Church in Ontario Canada and another is a part-time pastor at a Baptist Church in Michigan while also being in charge of on-line courses at a Christian University
|Faith / Denomination||
Mixed bag. DJ was born in Ottawa, baptized at Parkdale United there, confirmed at Riverside United in Riverside Ontario at age 12.
As a youth DJ taught Sunday School, was VP of Presbytery Young Peoples, and served on the building committee for Wesley United Church in Amherstburg.
After undergraduate in Windsor, he moved to London to study at the London School of Economics (City Temple Congregational Church) and when he returned to Canada married and moved to Edmonton where he was an Elder at Metropolitan United Church.
After completing his doctorate in economics (government finances and health economics), he moved to Waterloo.
In 1979, he was a member at Beechwood (now Trinity) Missionary Church which was followed by Lakeshore Bible Chapel, and then attended in order Good Samaritan Church, Waterloo Mennonite Brethren, and Waterloo Pentecostal Church.
In 2000, DJ moved to Toronto and attended MCC Toronto until moving to Richmond Hill and started coming to RHUC in 2011.
He was a member of Fee Fee Baptist Church in Hazlewood (St Louis MO) where he joined and took adult baptism while on Sabbatical in 1998 and only recently joined Richmond Hill United Church where he is Treasurer, preaches occassionally at the Hospital etc..
He is a member of Hands and Hearts, Men’s Breakfast, and H.A.I.R., attends Bible Study and has served two years as Church Treasurer at his current church.
Partnered to Arnold Torrecer
|Degree of "Outness"||
Out to family and friends. However, because of the denominations my sons work for, I do not broadcast being gay to Facebook or other public websites as a respect for their relationships with their employers.
Seeking Friends or Dating
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grey and partly bald
|Ethnicity (cultural origin)||
English and a bit of French
None although in ancient past pipe smoker
Maybe 3-5 drinks a month, nostly rye or rum with ginger or coke
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5 tatoos and one piercing. The original tat was a small maple leaf when I was 21. All the rest are last 15 years with the prize one being a parrott which has special meaning for me.