Born in Rochester, MN on September 23, 1962. Grew up on a small hobby farm in Christian home in southeast Minnesota. Served in the military (USMC) 1980-1984 as a musician, oboist. Worked in IT since 1988. Believer since the age of 6, pursuer of Christ to this day. Driven to be creative. This has taken on forms that include: music, drawing, writing, and photography. Currently married with four children and living in New Hope, MN.