It was always assumed that I would go to college.
An unexpected benefit of my career in biochemistry has been travel.
During my early years at Minnesota I conducted an evening enzyme seminar.
The excitement of vitamins, nutrition and metabolism permeated the environment.
I have a tendency to be lucky and make the right choices based on limited information.
I participated on debating teams and in student government, and served as senior class president.
Mountain hikes instilled in me a life-long urge to get to the top of any inviting summit or peak.
The geographical isolation and lack of television made world happenings and problems seem remote.
The Brigham Young University (BYU) campus was just a few blocks from my home and tuition was minimal.
I am told that I had a bad temper, and remember being banished to the back hall until civility returned.