William Stuart Ensinger
Please contact me by E-mail for my current address information.
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Pursuing a full time position that will allow me to demonstrate the love of Christ to others by utilizing my skills as described below.
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
Computer science, BS degree, Graduated: May 1996
Major GPA 3.0
Helped numerous families and individuals with general Macintosh and Windows skills,
software and hardware installation, and general troubleshooting
Spring '94 & '95
Two separate artificial intelligence projects for Eli
Lilly involving image analysis
Silver Bay Association, Silver Bay, NY
Fall '96-Spring '99
Simple databases, low end desktop publishing, web page
development, and general computer troubleshooting
Silver Bay Association
Database application development for membership and giving data. Development of input screens, transfer and extensive cleanup of data including organizing into relational format, and generating querys and reports using Microsoft Fox Pro software. Creation of a User's Manual for this system. Web page development, Appletalk network maintenance, e-mail coordination, and computer troubleshooting.
Helping a family fix up their home: Wallboard, insolation, wiring, painting, plumbing, cutting trees, gathering/chopping firewood, landscaping. Also continued computer troubleshooting, web page development, and database consulting.
Continued Self Employment
Maintenance of summer cottages. Helping people use their computer and fixing computer problems, creating web pages and databases. Making many new friends and helping old friends in ways too numerous to mention (see below under Skills, Abilities, And Services and Activities/Honors/Hobbies).
Working primarily in a lawn care business, but still continuing to do some computer work as mentioned above. Also working at Fehn's 1981 House and delivering papers for Chattanooga Times Free Press mostly on a substitute basis. Making many new friends and helping old friends in ways too numerous to mention (see below under Skills, Abilities, And Services and Activities/Honors/Hobbies).
Soap and Dairy Goats
After marrying Becky in 2009, my focus became to develop my wife's successful Alpine Dairy Goat and Goat MIlk Soap business into an enterprise that supports our growing family, while phasing out working in Lawn Care, at the restaurant, and delivering papers.
I make soap regularly for Dixie-Soaps, the home business operated by my wife and I. We make goat milk soap in many scented and non-scented varieties, as well as other related products. Check it out at Dixie Soaps
I have extensive knowledge of travel and getting around, including rail travel, maps, and listings of approximate driving times between rest stops and major interchanges on many major northeastern highways. I can assist with finding destinations, suggesting different routes to get there while avoiding problem traffic or construction areas, I have direct knowledge of many transit alternatives and fares, and suggesting interesting things to see or do along the way. Click here for some of my travel experiences.
WEB PAGE DEVELOPMENT:
I am very good at organizing information for a web site and providing the HTML for the site to function logically and efficiently.
With a rope, a chain saw, and knowledge of how to cut trees, I can get most small and many mid-size trees on the ground and cut for firewood or longer pieces if desired. Depending on space, I can do larger trees as well. I do not climb trees for this type of work.
I used to work with a lawn care service mowing lawns, raking leaves, general yard work, shoveling heavy winter snow off roofs, and so forth.
With knowledge of the Macintosh Toolbox and the C programming language, I can make applications for Macintosh systems from System 7.0 up through OS 9.x. These skills could be transferred to Mac OS X if necessary.
Generally in order of Proficiency: Microsoft Fox Pro, C, HTML, Hypertalk, Pascal, C++, COBOL, and others
COMPUTER PLATFORMS AND APPLICATIONS:
Macintosh: Microsoft Fox Pro, Works, Word, Excel; QuarkXpress, Hypercard, and many others
Microsoft Windows: Microsoft Access, Visual Basic and working knowledge of several others
Other Platforms including DOS, VAX, and UNIX
With my GPS receiver and my map drawing program, I can make rough survey maps accurate to within 20 feet very inexpensively. This works best for land areas of an acre or more.
I know how to make Maple Syrup and know some families who have done this and probably still do.
BEES AND HONEY:
What begain with a friend who has experience in bee keeping, I now have a couple hives on my property. As of 2015, both are doing well after surviving their first full winter.
If I can be of assistance to you in any of these areas, please e-mail me at Bill222E@ensingers.com
ACTIVITIES, HONORS, & HOBBIES: