Grew up in East Cleveland, Columbia Station and Lorain Ohio, (and 4th Grade in Miami Florida).
Graduated in 1962, St. Marys High School, Lorain Ohio
1 Year at Kent State University, Kent Ohio
Moved to Peoria Il, Sept 1966
Graduated Illinois Central College – Math Major 1978
Further Study at the University of Illinois, University of Wisconsin, Bradley University (currently in senior year in Economics).
Worked for Caterpillar Inc for 43 years
Research and Design, with 25 Patents
Wife Lynn, 10 Children (Hers, mine, and Ours).
First Poem: 1965, on Learning of the Death of a friend.
Most of my Poetry comes from Formative Instances in my Life.
Peoria Poetry Club – 2005, Historian since 2007