Retired from Wright-Patterson AFB, OH) as a computer specialist/programmer. Published two historical novels (of a planned six-book series called "The Foothill Spirits" for young adults and a book called "The Mystery of the Red-Brick House" for younger readers.
Currently writing a memoir entitled "A Freethinker's Memoir of Bygone Days: [Ruminations, Observations, and Insights]" scheduled for publication in 2018.
This is the 2nd book in the Foothill Spirits Series, set in 1832, depicting the fictional Douglas family. Heather Jean awakens on Maggie Sue's grave and quickly moves off. She inadvertently stands on Morning Glory's burial mound and thereby desecrates it. Her spirit travels back to 1832, and inflicts on Morning Glory the same conditions that afflicted Maggie Sue in Book One.
This is a historical novel set in 1803 for teens and parents. It uses fantasy and time travel to engage young readers with the fictional Douglas family, who are squatting in the Ohio wilderness near a family of defiant Shawnees, who believe the land belongs to everyone and refuse to move to Indian Territory in northwest Ohio. Both families are hiding from the militia (ordered to evict them).
This is a mystery book for children and their parents. The story involves five siblings who move into a house that's dissipated and looks haunted. Strange things begin to happen: muddy footprints on the porch, voices in the night, and a trapdoor to the attic that closed by itself. As they investigate these mysterious happenings,even greater danger lurks inside the red-brick house.