Lisa [formerly John] Lees
Wow! What a flood of memories! BASIC, three-headed dragons,earthquake staples, Altair, Heathkit, IMSAI, paper tape, NCC
1976 in New York, and all the dreams and fears we had.
I finished my masters degree, worked for Creative Computing
Magazine, moved to Flint, Michigan to teach computer science,
worked as a technical writer in Ann Arbor, then as a Unix sys
admin in East Lansing, and am still here, as a homeschooling
parent very involved with a children's theater company.
Along the way I shed the name and gender I was given at birth,
became active in LBGT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender)
concerns, and am ever so much happier. If I may quote:
More than you could ever want to know about me is to be found
on my pages at http://www.lisalees.com,
and I do not at all mind email to
Speaking the words with sweet diffidence, she said:
"I hope none of you will care less for me now than
you did before. I'm just the same Tip, you know;
"Only you're different!" said the Pumpkinhead;
and everyone thought it was the wisest speech he
had ever made.
-- The Land of Oz, by L. Frank Baum