BA and MA in English. Tteaching Credentials in English, Physical Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Anthropology. Albert Schweitzer/Marshall McLuhan Fellow in “Understanding Media and Culture,” NDEA Fellow in "Filmmaking," and an American Film Institute Grant to develop "Film Curriculum." Instructor in high school and college, followed by work in industry where I designed training courses, was a corporate trainer, then a training manager, and finally Senior V.P. of a national training company. I have completed and published three novels and nine non-fiction books. My hobbies include photography, international travel (my wife and I have visited seventeen countries), the cultivation and care of bonsai (plus the cultivation and care of a Yorkie and Silky Terrior), hiking in the Rocky Mountains, gardening, and - of course - writing.