In a writing a career that has spanned more than four decades, he has served as managing editor, general manager and daily columnist for a variety of newspapers. After becoming a free lance travel writer, his stories have appeared in the Robb Report, Sporting News, U.S. News & World Report, Arizona Republic, Columbus Dispatch, International Tourist and Travel News, Arizona Highroads, Sedona Magazine, Sunset Magazine, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Times, Arizona Highways, Senior World Syndicate and several airline and RV magazines. He has also written six books, three of them about curious items he has discovered on his travels. He lives in Phoenix with Lyn and Zachary, a loving wife and faithful dog, respectively. And his passport is always at the ready.