A long time ago ... with a fish.
I was born in South Dakota, raised in Wisconsin, and happy near Boulder, Colorado. Now I'm on a new adventure traveling where I can and working along the way. Have WiFi, will travel.
Along the way, I have been lost in more than 50 countries, climbed mountains and volcanoes, and sailed across the South Pacific. I have counted birds for the Audubon Society, SCUBA-dived the Great Barrier Reef, taught in Hong Kong and Taiwan, ate a goat's eyeball in the Sahel, and backpacked 2,660 miles from Mexico to Canada on the Pacific Crest Trail.
A writing prof once told me that to become an interesting writer, lead an interesting life. The corollary, of course, comes courtesy of Saul Bellow: "All you have to do to have an interesting life is be a damn fool." I've got it covered.
Work-wise, I'm currently involved in writing projects for Capstone, Cambium, and ArtsEdge, the Kennedy Center's educational arm.