When I first started working for ANSM, I was told that I should go and discuss the project with Paul. I wasn't entirely clear on why I had to talk to this man, but I knew he was part of the advisory committee that was overseeing the research project. Very quickly I learned that if you wanted the inside scoop, needed a sounding board, were trying to track someone down, wanted a travel buddy for regional meetings or long distance site visits, etc etc etc ad infinitum, Paul was the guy to talk to.
Paul shared that he felt very privileged to have worked with so many wonderful people, and to have had the opportunity to do something so worthwhile and enjoyable. I know I echo the sentiments of all his colleagues and community museums when I wish him all the best and many worthwhile and enjoyable opportunities and adventures in his retirement.