Born in the small town of Aurora, in Sevier county Utah in 1932 he grew up in the even smaller town of Central [ Now Central Valley] Also in Sevier county. During the Korean war when Uncle Sam called he served four years in the U.S. Air Force, but he never served in Korea and he never flew a plane. While in the Air Force he worked in the motor pool as an auto mechanic.
For the last thirty five years he has lived in the small town of Fredonia AZ. On the famous, or infamous Arizona Strip. He survived thirty five years out on the open roads of America as a long haul truck driver logging over four and one quarter million miles with only one minor accident on his record.
After retiring from the open road he needed a hobby so he followed his lifelong dream and became a writer. Prior to this book he has written four others. A small book of poetry titled "This Sure Isn't Heaven," and "Fall Of The Sparrow," an epic historical fiction novel about fourteenth century England. Then he wrote "Nobody Knows Me," A true family story about his own brother who died of Hemophilia at the age of thirteen. he followed this up with, "Beyond The Blue," a tale of space travel in the twenty second century.
Not wanting to be categorized as one time period, one subject writer he has branched out. In his three previous novels he has taken the reader from England in the 14th century to Southern Utah in the 1940s, then to outer space in the 22nd century. Now in, "Campfire Tales," he once again is writing about the American west. Southern Utah and the Salmon river county of Idaho.
When asked, "Where will you go next?" his answer is, "wherever my imagination takes me."