Born and raised in New Jersey, USA.
Master's Degree in Forensic Science (unused).
Career avoidance took me first to Colorado then overseas to Japan.
My loves are travel, cycling and writing, probably in that order.
All photographs here were taken with your basic digital camera, in automatic mode as I don't know the first technical thing about taking pictures.
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** Presently in New Jersey as the nuclear crisis in my adopted home of Fukushima, Japan continues.
In March 2007 I quit my job and, with my pregnant wife's blessings, hauled my tandem off to Southeast Asia to see what I could see.
Greatest ten weeks of my life.
This photo was chosen as a winner in the 2011 Artavita IWA contest.
Admittedly, we strayed not far from the beaten path - but the combination of roadside stew and long bus rides did add to the overall adventure.