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The Desert Fox
Dale Griggs

Life In The Desert

I live in a small town 18 miles from Phoenix, Arizona. I lived in Alaska for 29 years, 7 in Juneau and 22 in Anchorage. I moved to Arizona in 1994 because I was tired of the three seasons in Alaska which are July, August and winter.

I am 
single, 6 feet tall, 195 pounds, blue eyes and thick, wavy, gray hair. I don't smoke or drink except for a glass of wine on special occasions.

My hobbies include driving all over the country in my car. I have driven in all 50 states and most of the Canadian provinces. I have worked on computers for the past 40 years and still do for a few select friends.

I play a lot of golf and was a six handicap before I met my ex-wife's lawyer. Thanks to him, I am now a ten.

I enjoy western and popular music such as Barbra Streisand, John Denver, Willie Nelson, and others of that ilk. I like movies that are made outside of a computer, love stories, mysteries and historical movies. My favorite historical figure is Joan de Arc and before you scoff, go read what she accomplished as a seventeen-year-old girl leading the French army. She is probably responsible for the last victory by the French army.

I worked on the Apollo Lunar Landing Project from 1967 to 1969, when the first manned lunar landing was completed. I was placed on the Lunar Roll of Honor for "Significant contributions to the first manned lunar landing". Before you ask, I lit the match.

I raised my step-grandson for seven years beginning when he was three. I never had any children of my own so he taught me more than I ever taught him. He still is.

Jeffrey giving me a big hug

As good as it gets, June, 1992

Grayhawk Golf Club, Scottsdale, Arizona

Grayhawk Golf Club
Scottsdale, Arizona

Relaxing on Barra Beach, Rio de Janeiro, Beazil

Barra Beach, Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil, January, 2000.

Atlantic Ocean, Buzios, Brazil

Buzios, Brazil, January 2000

Ilha Grande, Brazil

Ilha Grande, Brazil, January, 2000

My 1981 Ferrari 308 GTS

My 1981 Ferrari 308 GTS.
"Her Honor" , the divorce judge, ordered me to sell it.