Joe is a son of farmers, and spent his early years on and around his family's farm in West Texas.

One of his enduring memories involves hoeing weeds from the cotton crop. He figured trudging up the long rows and back again in the hot sun built character, and when he had gathered enough character he moved on. A certain girl might have had something to do with it.

Joe married, and fresh out of electronics school, he started a family with the aforementioned young woman. The family added and multiplied until two were nine, and the years numbered forty. This is his greatest accomplishment.

He has been a laborer, technician, manager, dorm dad, MBA, and currently an ERP software consultant. Life has shown itself from some unique perspectives.

He always loved to imagine, create, and write. He is happy working, and hopes to pass on a bit of joy or understanding in the process.