Michael E. Riffel grew up in Anaheim, California where he graduated from Savanna High School. Obtained an AA degree in mechanical Design from Fullerton JC and a BA in Business Management from California Polytechnics University. Served 4 years in the US Air Force. Upon Honorable discharge he obtained a job with Hoffman Electronics, later to become Gould Navcom. After 11 years with Gould he went to work for EG&G Almond for four years. Finally, retiring from a 20 year career at Northrop Grumman. Michael now spend his days writing and publishing poetry and art books for artists around the world. He also enjoys working with wood and creates unique items with a personal touch. Many of these custom items can be viewed at http://riffsart.com
This book contains the best poems from the 2008 -2013 collection of Poet and Artist, Michael E. Riffel. With a sense of rhyme, his poetry contains subject dealing with life that will make you think, laugh, and cry.