Bachelor, University Colorado, 1968.
Teacher French and German Baltimore County Education, Towson, Maryland, 1968-1970. Teacher German and English Harrison School District, Colorado Springs, 1970-1972. Teacher French and English Monte Vista (Colorado) Schools, 1975-1976.
Chef, owner La Mariposa, South Fork, Colorado, 1975-1980. Real estate salesperson Seattle, from 1980. Teacher Tacoma Community College, Gig Harbor, Washington, from 1998.
Artist-in-residence Washington State Art Commission, Olympia, 1993-1995. Leader writing workshops various arts organizations and schools, Washington and Oregon, since 1995. Reader poetry various galleries, museum, bookstores, Washington, since 1995.
Contest judge various arts organizations, Washington, since 1994.
Board directors Creeder (Colorado) Repertory Therater, 1976-1980, Hillside Free Clinic, Colorado Springs, 1973-1974, South Fork Water and Sanitation, 1978. Board chairman Gig Harbor/KP Cultural Arts Commission, 1998-1999. Member Society Children's Book Writers (library 1993-1994).