Herb Weiner

  • Herb lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife Julienne, and two cats (Michelle & Tiger).
  • Herb retired after more than 40 years as a software engineer.
  • Herb works for Western Display Fireworks as the Lead Pyrotechnician for various fireworks display each year on the Fourth of July, including Clatskanie and Astoria, Oregon, and Long Beach and Liberty Lake, Washington. Herb is a certified pyrotechnician in Oregon and a licensed pyrotechnician in Washington, and has a commercial drivers license with hazardous material endorsement. He is also a member of the Pyrotechnics Guild International.
  • Herb is active in the Rose City Gliders, a group of Portland area Segway enthusiasts. He and Julienne have joined the Rose City Gliders in the Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade, as well as other activities throughtout the year.
  • Since retiring, Herb has spent more time on Embroidery, and has gotten involved in 3D (Stereoscopic) Photography.
  • Herb enjoys cooking, but is frustrated by recipes and cookbooks that are more difficult to use than they need to be. Herb designed the Recipe Design Wizard software to bring your recipe designs into the twenty-first century! Herb is coauthor of Beyond Tacos: Mexican Cuisine.