All my best stories begin in Montana, and, if I have any say in it, will end there. I was a middle-aged Montana science teacher when I met a middle-aged Minnesota English teacher in Tokyo. We fell in love with wild abandon and retired a few years later to run a B&B in a quirky little town in the mountains of western Montana. A devastating fire took my home; a devastating disease took my wife. Now I live and write in North Carolina, just me, two dogs, two birds, three fish, and a vacuuming robot named Waldo. Read more of my work here.