BFA San Francisco Art Institute 1970,
MFA University of Oregon 1972
He was born in 1947 in Kansas City. His first years were spent in the Caribbean. He went to grade school and high school in southern California, to college in San Francisco and Eugene, Oregon. He is the founder, editor and publisher of Small Farmer’s Journal, author of 20 books, and has traveled extensively as teacher and lecturer. He currently lives with his wife on their remote central Oregon cattle and horse ranch.