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My Life in a nutshell.

     A native of rural North Carolina, I grew up the fourth of five children in a lower class working family.  Money was sparse, but love and family was bountiful. 
     I lived in North Carolina until I was nineteen and joined the US Army, where I trained as an Air Traffic Controller (ATC).  I enjoyed my years with the Army.  It allowed me to fulfill a life long dream of traveling.  I was able to travel to such destinations as Korea, Egypt, Honduras, Portugal, Puerta Rico, and Granada.
     During my tour at Fort Bragg, NC, I met and married my wife Kelly.  At the time, she was RADAR ATC, but has since attended Nursing School and is now a Registered Nurse.  We have two children, Alex, Abby.
     After six years in the Army, I worked for a short time with Freightliner Corp. building trucks.  I'm now employed by the Federal Aviation Administration in LA, or Lower Alabama.
     I began writing several years ago as a relief for stress and to just see if I could.  I belong to a critique group that meets on AOL every Monday night, and they have been a tremendous help to me in developing my writing skills.  I've placed second in several short story contest and first in one.  I write mostly suspense/thriller stuff with a little paranormal thrown in from time to time.


Favorites Things

Favorite Movies  --  Braveheart, A Beautiful Mind, Eddie and the Cruisers I and II,  Last of the Mohicans, Cinderella Man, Phantom of the Opera, Ferris Buellers Day Off, The Jason Bourne Series.

Favorite Music -- Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Jeff Healey Band, Carlos Santana, Garth Brooks, Van Halen, Adrea Bocelli, Josh Groben, Eagles, Bon Jovi, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Johnny Lang.

Favorite Foods -- Shrimp, Steak, Shrimp, Pasta, Shrimp, anything Cajun, and Cake (doesn't matter what kind), oh and Shrimp

Favorite things to do -- Write, and play Texas Hold'em Poker --- I'm all in.   I also enjoy Baseball (real and fantasy), travel, and reading well written thrillers.

Favorite Author -- Kay Hooper, Thomas Harris, Justin Cronin

Favorite Quote -- It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. ~~ Mark Twain


Airplane Flying
Airplane Taking Off
Yes, Air Traffic Control is a very stressful job . . . But it sure beats working for a living.