Dave grew up in Marblehead, MA and moved to the St. Louis, MO area in 1969. He’s had several careers: medical research, university teaching, computer programming, life insurance sales, movie theater management and tax preparation. He still teaches at night but, apart from writing, his day job is being retired.
The banner photo shows Little Harbor in Marblehead with Priest’s (Gerry) Island in the foreground. The boatyard in the background if the (formerly Grave’s Lower) is the Marblehead Trading Company