Mike was raised in rural Northern Indiana and completed his undergraduate work on the Indiana University flagship campus in Bloomington graduating with a bachelor degree in psychology. Upon graduation he moved to Chicago to take a position as a claims authorizor at the Social Security Administration. He stayed through the seventies graduating from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 1976 and soon after moved into an attorney advisor position. His first son, Robert, was born in 1979 and shortly thereafter he moved to Fort Wayne, IN where his daughter Rebecca was born. In 1995 he moved to New Haven, CT to take a position as a supervisory attorney and divorced his children's mother. He met Sandy in 1997 and remarried two years later. He left management to become a senior attorney in 2002. In 2004 his son Adam was born and Mike began doing the Dad routine one more time. He recently retired from the Federal government after 38 years of civil service. He has completed a second bachelor degree in computer science from American Sentinel University since his retirement as well as a masters in comparative government and development at American Public University. His feelings toward government: "Anyone who has worked for a government agency that long and hasn't turned libertarian either hasn't been paying attention or doesn't care." He currently teaches government courses online at both Housatonic Community College and Central Texas College.
Mike was recently selected as the Person of the Week by the East Haven Courier, please see the article, For the Red, White, and Blue, by Jason J. Marchi.
To view Mike's blog see: http://make-it-so.blogspot.com/