Collected Tales from our Life's Journey's




Deborah Findley


Where have you been? and what have you been doing? - - - family, school, career, pastimes, good times, etc.

After graduation I attended "The Ohio State University" for a year.  At that point I got married to John Poss of Class of 1965. After graduating from OSU he accepted a job at Hewlett-Packard and we moved to Colorado Springs in 1970.
I had two daughters and strangely enough both of my daughters have had two daughters.  I stayed home with the kids until they were in school.  I parted ways with John and then went back to college to get a Bachelor of Science degree in  Computer Science.
In 1983 I took a job with Digital equipment as a Software Support Specialist.  I solved programming errors or issues for external customers on several Operating Systems offered by Digital.  After a few years I became a System Manager and supported internal customers with their problems.  I spent so much time training our employees I discovered I really liked teaching.  I then took a position in the Training department. I developed several classes teaching employees how to use the operating systems and software that they used. While working at Digital I went back to college and received my Masters of Arts degree in Education with an emphasis in Computing Technologies from the University of Colorado.  While working for Digital I met and then married my current husband Steve Bittrolff.
I did come back to Ohio for the 20 year reunion but never attended any of the other reunions. Following getting my Master's degree I accepted a position as a full time Adjunct Professor.  I worked as a professor and then moved into the position of Chair of the Computer Science Department at Colorado Technical University.  Worked there until I retired in 2013. I am now enjoying traveling and the free time to read and work on some stained glass projects.  I now have four granddaughters and have enjoyed watching them grow up.  Hopefully this pandemic will end and we can all get back to doing what we want and for me that is  traveling.  We had planned to go to Iceland this week to hopefully view the Northern Lights but the CDC flagged them as a level 4 risk (highest risk level) and we have postponed that trip. Will have to put that back on our Bucket list until it is safe to travel again.

favorite high school memory

Loved being in the band and performing at half-time.  Fondly remember the band parties we had after those games.

unique achievement

I had some difficult times but am proud of what I accomplished.  Went to school full time at the same time as working full time and taking care of my kids as a single parent.

You’ve come a long way in 55 years. Where are you going in the next five years?

Enjoying my retirement.  
Looking forward to more traveling.

Hi to all my classmates!







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