High School dropout. Former itinerant TV/film production dog (11 yrs.). Retired video production facilitator for LA County Dept. Public Health (16 yrs.). Been scribbling for years. Just now getting around to even trying--fighting my mere veleity--to get published: a fiction collection of twelve short stories and ten poems about my dysfunctional growing up in small-town South Jersey. A real barrel of laughs. USN (Yeoman 3rd Class; 1965-'69), BA (SFSU) in Broadcast Communication Arts (1979); MA (CSULA) in Latin American Studies (2010). Retired from LAC-DPH in 2016.