Born in Olympia, Washington, the author has traveled extensively through his military and civil service career.
He resides in Middletown, Maryland with his wife. They have four children and three grandchildren. The author has a Masters Degree from the University of Northern Colorado and is an avid skier.
The author has one published poetry book titled, "Hidden Feelings Die Unspoken". World Book of Poetry, The National Book of Poetry, The International Library of Poetry, Noble House and Famous Poets Press have published his poems.