My road in life has taken me all over.
First, I read Jack Keruoac...
Then, I traveled around the country...
Then, 9/11 happened...
Then, I wrote Road Trippn' (novel).
Then, I moved to Florida to teach during a historic hurricane season...
Then, I enlisted in the Navy, and deployed my first day of duty onboard the Last Tomcat Cruise...
Then, I returned to VA Beach and harmonized to beach bum mode, beginning book 2...
Then, I tried a new career and got Road Trippn' published by a publisher from back home in Cleveland.


Senior Technical Writer

Author / Tech Writer

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Learning / Being Challenged

Day to Day

I work in a fast-paced 'agile' environment on a team of software engineers, database analysts, linguists, government and military business owners. I enjoy the diversity and international flavor of my work environment. I also enjoy the challenge of having to rise to aggressive deadlines, collaborating as a team and of course the writing, organizing, editing and translating of complex technical information into comprehensible formats.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for professionals

Pursue IT / computer programming training, and read "The Elements of Style."

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


The Noise I Shed

From Society in General:

"You need to stop dreaming and grow up, stop being so naive and nice to people who don't deserve it all the time, be more serious for a change...etc."

Challenges I Overcame

Parental Alcoholism/violence