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Thom LaCosta

     Thom, a Baltimore native, grew up in the Kingsville and then Jacksonville in Baltimore County. His high schools included Kenwood, Parkville and Towson(he won't divulge whether his family moved a lot, or if he fell in the bad graces of the Baltimore County School System). While in high school, he developed a "self teaching" program in reaction to the inability of the school system to offer interesting course material. The program was simple...he devised ways not to attend classes.

     Armed with a large amount of free time, Thom boarded freight trains on the now defunct Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, and began to explore Baltimore's neighborhoods, industrial areas and business centers. His interest in Baltimore and the Baltimore speech patterns are mirrored in the web pages highlighted on this page.

    Upon graduation from Towson, he attended Baltimore Junior College and graduated from Michigan State University, where he earned a bachelor's degree.

     While in college, Thom produced programs for the local public television outlet and also hosted several programs on the campus radio stations.

     Upon graduation Thom returned to Maryland and began an eclectic career path that has included teaching, owning and operating businesses, government service and retail activities. Thom bending a hook

     Over 50 years ago, he wandered into a blacksmith shop and was captivated by the smith and his work. At the end of the day, the smith asked if Thom wanted to learn the business. Unfortunately in pre-historic times, teenagers had no say in their lives, so he had to pass up the opportunity. Recently, he's set up shop at a location which does not allow public access.

     Thom operates TLCHost.net, a web space provider. His experience with HTML, Unix, Linux and system management assures the customer base that their Internet provider offers the latest technology and personal support at competitive prices. TLCHost.net also offers complete web page design and production.

Bawlamer Marble Steps
Visit Baltimore's Communities
www.baltimoremd.com/community/
Lexicon of Bawlamarese
(How to co-moon-icate
wiff the natives)

www.baltimorehon.com
eyes
Join the Baltimore Web Ring

Add your Baltimore related site to
the Web Ring.
www.baltimoremd.com/webring

Baltimoremd.com - Baltimore's Home on the Net
www.baltimoremd.com
air

Baltimore Arts Online
www.baltimorearts.com
air

Zerobeat on Communications
Amateur Radio Communications
www.zerobeat.net
Bocce Courts in Little Italy
Bocce Roller
Popular Game In Little Italy
www.bocce.baltimore.md.us

LaCosta Family Page
www.lacostafamly.com
Fidonet Mascot FidoNet
A World Wide Communications Network
www.fidonet.ro
PUPPY linux
It does NOT always work
www.puppylinux.us

Thom's Blog

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