I came to the USA with my parents at age ten after surviving the Hell of WWII Europe. I only knew a few key words coming in: okay, thank you, and, “Have gum please?”Later I graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Art in Industrial Design degree, and began a career in teaching and toy design.You may remember stuffing brightly colored plastic blocks into your Playskool Teddy Bear Shape Sorter. Or scooting around on your Tyke Cargo Bike.
Or doing wheelies with your Dukes of Hazzard General Lee Wrist Racer. Those are only a few of many toys I invented.About three years ago, I turned my creative passion to writing. Today I live with my wife, Laura, and a happy crowd of rescue animals in Palos Hills, a suburb of Chicago.HOLE is my first written work.