I was born in 1949 north of Chicago and currently reside in northern Florida while writing A HORRIBLE HANDFUL,; a compelling collection of original poems. THOUGHT TUMBLES and the eclectic essays where reality collides with fantasy in AS I SEE THINGS
1990 B.A in both Sociology and Religion from DePaul University-(Barat College of the Sacred Heart (now sold for condos) in Lake Forest, Illinois, as well as Urban Politics studies at the graduate level from the School of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin. I'm a retired Federal agent specializing in interview and investigative field research AND an activist for the homeless. Currently I'm available to give talks on the topics included in my novel A Horrible Handful.
I've received a of a milieu of awards including the 1989 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities. and President George Bush Sr. and Gen. Colin Powell’s 1000 Points of Light in 1992 award for advocacy with the homeless.
My passion is writing .