Born in Stratford, Oklahoma and joined USMC at age of 17after graduating highschool in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Served in Vietnam from 1968 through 1970. This was my first experiences at traveling and living outside US, in Vietnam, Guam, Japan and Australia. Attended Tulsa Junior College, Oklahoma University and Emporia State university.
Worked in construction until mid 1970's then in Geology and Geophysics field until 1985. Moved to Massachusettes and returned to construction field. Five years later moved to California living and working there for next twenty years. Now working as inspector for USA Corps of Engineers.
Spent 25 years as adult member of the Boy Scouts of America. Have collected fossils since age of ten and have many from all over the world. Was an avid coin collector for years U.S.A. and foriegn back to celtic times.
Extremely involved in ancestry research since 1970's and manages five seperate family trees on Ancestry.com.
Has traveled extensively in Europe, Africa, Asia, South America, North America, the Carribean and Pacific over the last 40 plus years.
Wrote first poems in late 1970's and early 1980's. Ocassionally wrote short stories and more poetry after that but made no attempts at publishing any of them. Shared only with friends or partners.
Moved to Northern Virginia in 2008 then deployed to Afghanistan during November 2009 through May 2010.curently back in WVA,MD and PA still working with US Army Corps of Engineers.
Living now in Martinsburg,WVA. Currently /editing second book a sequel to first book "Dusty".