GREW UP IN: Bloomington Minnesota. I lived there from 1968-1997. I then moved with my wife and daughter to Eagan Minnesota. In 2000 we had our son Luke and have lived in Eagan ever since.
MY FAMILY: My wife, Sue and I have been married since 1995. Our daughter Crystal was born in 1997. Our son, Luke was born in 2000.
EDUCATION: I went to St. Thomas Academy high school (Graduated 1987) Earned a Business degree from University of Minnesota Mankato (1987-1991)
SCHOOL STUFF: My favorite classes were math and speech. I played football (quarterback, defensive back, punter, placeholder). I was in track (high jump, hurdles, relays). In football I was voted: All Metro, All State and All Conference. I went on to play quarterback in college for one year before a neck injury ended my play.
INTERESTS: Praying, reading the bible, bible study, volunteering, hunting, fishing, racquetball, golf, archery, spending time with family and friends and our cabin in northern Minnesota.
BIGGEST CREATIVE INFLUENCE: Nature and animals.
FAVORITE TEACHER: Dr. Pat Dahl (5th grade)
REAL LIFE HEROS: Anyone willing to donate their time and money to help the needy and poor.
BIGGEST INFLUENCE TO YOUR SUCCESS: Faith! Daily, asking for God’s help.
PETS THROUGH THE AGES:
My first dog as a kid was Fletcher (yellow lab).
My first dog I owned was Timber (Vizla) Great pointer, hunting dog. Then Trigger (Llewellin Setter) Good hunter, great family dog.
Then Rio (Llewellin Setter) Good family dog.
WANTED TO BE: A professional football player.
BEGAN WRITING PROFESSIONALLY: 2011
LIVE NOW IN: Eagan Minnesota
FAVORITE COLOR: Green
FAVORITE BOOK: The New Testament of the Bible.
FAVORITE BOOK YOU READ TO YOUR KIDS: The Legend of Johnny Big Buck
FAVORITE OUTDOOR ADVENTURE: Every elk hunt to the mountains of Colorado. Or every fly fishing float trip down a river.
FAVORITE FOOD: Venison backstrap/chocolate chip cookies.
MY BOOK SERIES: Lucky Luke’s Hunting Adventures
FAVORITE BOOK FROM THE SERIES: The Muddy Elk
A Fishing Adventure