About Chuck Thurston
Chuck Thurston is one of five boys raised on a small farm in Pennsylvania. He served in the United States Coast Guard, and flew in search and rescue seaplanes. He spent over 30 years in IBM, with many assignments from electronic technician to programmer to manager. In earlier times, in between times and in later years, he has been a turret lathe operator in a factory, a newspaper reporter and columnist, a pick and shovel grunt for a landscaper, and instructor for North Carolina State University in their Industrial Extension Program. He has graduate degrees from SUNY at Geneseo and Appalachian State University. He is married to Heidi Wibroe Thurston from Copenhagen, Denmark – herself an author. They live in Kannapolis, NC and have three children grown and gone and a wonderful assortment of grandchildren and great grandchildren.