David J Burris

Profile Updated: June 22, 2018
Residing In: Torrington, WY USA
Spouse/Partner: N/A
Homepage: www.myspace.com/redlance
Occupation: Engineer
Children: Alexandra(b 1994). Jessica(b 1992).
Military Service: Army  
What have you been up to since you graduated?

Air Force out of High school 4 years. Deejay, newspaper manager, pizza guy, junk yard scrapper. Track laborer for Railroad steel gang BNSF. In 1995 joined CNW railroad(now part of Union Pacific) as a Conductor. During Furlough took active military leave of absence and joined the Army and did command and control ops in Air Defense Artillery, did some time the the sandbox. Returned to my civilian job where I am now an Engineer. Yes, I toot the horn. I've been married once a bunch of times so I am trying the novelty of remaining unmarried.

School Story:

Music, ROTC, Drama

Where else have you lived?

Cheyenne & Torrington Wyoming, Hanau Germany, El Paso Texas, Biloxi MIssissippi, North Platte Nebraska.

How often do you get back home to "Dena"?

Every 2-5 years.

Do you still see/talk to any of our classmates? Who?

Devin Beasley couple times a year.

What did you always want to do that you still haven't done yet?

Go on cruise, visit Malta.

What do you like to do in your spare time?

Computer gamer, model railroader, Read expecially sci fi and fantasy.

Do you have any Grand Kids?

HELLLL NOOOOO!

Do you travel much? Where have you been?

Paris, Germany, Texas, Wyoming, hell(Laredo & Biloxi).

How old do you feel?

Old enough...

Do you have any grey hair yet?

No

What would we be surprised to know about you?

I ended up in Wyoming.

What nicknames did you have at JMHS?

None(that I'm aware of)

What are your memories of high school (i.e. secret crush, embarrassing moment, funniest thing you did in high school, favorite high school hang out, favorite teachers)?

A few teachers had strong impact - Mr Stellern, Mr Bonilla, Dr Hart, Mrs Bernstein.

What are your favorite things? (Drinks, Food, Movies, Books, Music, Sports, etc?

Read, Movies, gaming. Hot tubbin'.

Who are some famous / interesting people you have met?

Bill Cosby, Bill Scott(Bullwinkle)

Any words of wisdom?

A good whine comes with age. Untill then all you have is gripe juice.

How did you hear about this website?

Alumni via classmates

Names of the friends that meant the most to you at Muir.

I wasn't popular and my social skills > 0. Hmm, Sonya Wormly, Robert Sarlo.

What did/does John Muir HS mean to you?

It was the campus where my formal development started but did not end.

What professional aspects of your life mean the most to you since leaving JMHS? What personal aspects of your life mean the most to you since leaving JMHS?

Teamwork, safety, satisfaction in completion of assignments. As far as personal aspects I gained a dry and broad sense of humor which I never had in school years, my type A expectation of blunt and honest communication also kicked in post Muir. Mixing those 2 traits is very confusing to some at times.

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Posted: Mar 08, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Junior year Military Ball.
Posted: Mar 08, 2014 at 9:00 PM
During my Army time in Germany, which beats my Air Force time in Cheyenne.
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 9:19 PM
Me and my "company vehicle".
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 9:19 PM
Enjoying a little February sunshine between snow systems.
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 9:19 PM
My dog "Tripper" and my siamese "Derail" chillin'.
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 9:19 PM
Ginny and I. We don't do too many pictures of ourselves, both of us have been continually dropping weight lol!
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 9:19 PM
Typical Wyoming Sunset
Posted: Dec 16, 2013 at 9:19 PM
Typical Wyoming Tornado