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The unmodified version of the photograph on the original (1997-03-21) home page of this website was purchased from Corel (http://commerce.corel.ca/).

The headshot photos on the 2012-12-12 version of this website were taken by Art Mellor on 2009-11-19.

The avatars of Erik Heels on the 2012-12-12 version of this website are derivative works of a photo taken by Sonja Heels on 2011-05-06.


“Common sense is not that common.”
– Mark Twain

“It doesn’t take all types, there just are all types.”
Thomas L. Bohan Winston Churchill

LAST UPDATED: 2016-09-11