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Just the facts, Ma’am:

BIRTH

April 10, 1945
Pendleton, Oregon

FAMILY OF
ORIGIN

Parents George and Helen (Hanson) Hartman (deceased)
Older brother Peter Hartman (deceased)
Older brother Patrick Hartman (infant death)
Younger brothers David Hartman and
John Hartman (“Dobe Doinat”)

IMMEDIATE FAMILY

Divorced father of three (who still loves their mom):

  • Jason (husband to Erin)
  • Jordan (husband to Crystal)
  • McKenna (adoptive mom to Lola the dog)

Granddad to Carter and Abigail

Partner to Bruce, a professional musician/woodwinds tutor

EDUCATION

  • Public schools: Ellensburg & Port Townsend, WA
  • BA Education/Speech, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA, 1967
  • MA in R-TV-Film, San Diego State University, 1974
  • 25 years with PBS and NPR stations in California, Alaska, Missouri, Kentucky, Washington State, and New York
  • 10 years teaching and fund-raising for faith-based and community colleges
  • Flunking retirement as a capital campaign and stewardship consultant to Christian churches

WRITING
HISTORY

Innumerable published and unpublished writings, including PBS program guide articles, grant applications, business plans and reports.  Short stories, essays, journals, poems, and now The Kairos – 19 years after writing the first words of its Prologue on a Sunday church bulletin in Buffalo, New York. 

WRITING
THE KAIROS

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