Hometown: Oglesby, Il.
Family: My wonderful wife Sue and I.
Occupation:Teacher for 37 yrs. along with various part time jobs. I taught math,science,and health at rural Deer Park School for 36 yrs. before retiring in June of 2015. Sue is owner of Music Suite 408 in Peru IL. (The enrichment center of the Illinois Valley). The business started as a music school but has expanded to include art and an art gallery, creative writing and other enrichment classes, tutoring, and a meeting and entertainment venue. I will be spending more time at the business and hopefully the river.
Enjoys: Many interests, especially fishing small rivers and streams with fly, cast, and spinning rod for a variety of fish.