Top: Tom, Vonda
Bottom: Zander, Nikki, Zach
name is Vonda. I am a software engineer for a medical equipment
company. Among other things, I design software that can detect
hearing loss in infants (and persons who are unable to respond
to traditional hearing tests) by recording the brain response
to different types of sounds. I am a die-hard Cub fan and a
former X-Files fan (from the pre-movie days). In addition to
birds and computers, I enjoy digital video editing and digital
photography. I am also a member of the NFSS.
husband, Tom, is a computer programmer for an international
corporation located in the area. He writes statistical software
that helps analysts to forecast sales. Weve been married
since 1997. Tom is a devoted Steelers fan as well as a talented
craftsman. Without his abilities, the new and improved aviary
would be no more than a pipe dream.
have two sons: Zachary, born in April of 2001 (see Zacharys
Home Page); and Zander, born in June of 2003 (see Zander's
Home Page). Zach loves sports, trucks, and Thomas the Tank
Engine. He already can identify many of the finch species from
the pictures in my finch books. Zander loves trying to get into
places he shouldn't be. His favorite things are small tiny crumbs
he can pick off the floor and stick in his mouth.
have been keeping finches only since March 2000, although I
feel as if theyve been with me my whole life. In addition
to our birds, we have a yellow lab named Nikki (see Nikkis
home page), and a very old goldfish named Athos (Athos doesnt
have a home page-Sorry).
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