I am a Journeyman machinist [ retired- 20yrs.]. I was a sgt. E-5 tank commander- scout recon in Germany in 1972-1975, in General George Armstrong Custer's Famed Unit 3/7 th Cav. [ A troop & C troop]. In December 2003, having a double bypass. I started writing at this point, collecting several books of poetry, two currently on the market. It also gave me the oppertunity to visualise my dreams of becomming a fine artist for the San Francisco Bay Area [ USA ]. more...