Born and raised in Toledo. Graduated from Univ Detroit in Chemistry in'53. worked as a chemist for GE in Pleasanton, CA. Got into construction, then demolition. Started writing poetry early in 2002. Developed a finely tuned sense of humor. Now I'm the self preoclaimed - POET LARIET OF CARSON CITY. (I read your stuff and I got a noose for you) My poems line bird cages in northern Nevada.