Rehab Notes Library was my publishing company and we published a monthly newsletter
(Rehab Notes) with subscribers in all 50 states, Canada and England. I also did consulting
and public speaking on housing related topics for agencies and organizations in cities
across the country.
I wrote and published nine guidebooks on the subject of housing rehabilitation. After
that, I took advantage of my construction experience and started a handyman and woodworking
At my company, Positive Imaging, LLC, we do what I call positive publishing on my
books and the books of others. To date we have published eight books and presently
have several in various levels of completion. Click the bookstore button above to
check out our books.
Over Twenty Years of Woodworking
For over twenty years, first in Tampa, Florida and then in Austin, Texas, I built
hundreds of small and large projects for individuals, companies and government agencies.
During these years I began writing books about my experiences.
My computer experience dates back more than twelve years and began in response to
poor technical support for our computer. I used home study to acquire A+ and Microsoft
Certified Systems Engineer Certifications.
I was born and raised in Tampa, Florida and moved to Austin, Texas in 1986, where
I now live with my wife, Barbara Frances. We have three adult children and eight
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From age twelve I spent my summers and weekends working with my dad, a general contractor,
building homes and buildings. I contracted my first home at age nineteen and built
my own home by age twenty. For more than 30 years I have operated one-person businesses.
Twelve years of my life were spent working for local government administering federally-assisted
housing programs. I started as an inspector with a three month assignment and was
Director of Community Improvement with 78 employees when I resigned to do writing