I am a person of few words and even fewer when it comes to writing about myself.
So here are the basics and minimum if you would like to know.
I was born and raised in Schenectady, NY. If you enjoy the humor in my books or on my t-shirts, you can thank the people of Schenectady. Humor is an essential part of the culture.
I moved to Boulder, CO, years ago and currently reside there. I spent my early days in Boulder mostly working in restaurants and trying to figure out a small business to start. I finally got a break when I was working at a company that screen-printed on running shorts. I learned the trade of screen printing and started my own apparel company. Our specialty was original funny phrases on kids shirts (“Party My Crib 3:00AM,” “Don’t Make Me Call Grandma,” and “Crib Potato” to name a few).
From the success of these shirts I got the idea to write some kids’ books (with help from some talented artists) . To my pleasant surprise, they have been very well received. My books are currently sold in stores across America and are available online in digital and paperback editions. I’m really looking forward to writing more and I’m presently working on a New York City book and one about a character I created called Pants the Dog. I’ll keep you posted in my blog.
I am married and have two kids. We love to travel, hike and play sports (tennis is our favorite).
I’m looking forward to creating a fun, interesting read for you and all members of your family. I get most of my ideas from my kids, friends, traveling and general observations around Boulder.
The mission of my company (Rein Designs Inc./Jibber Jabbers) has always been to put a little fun into the world while supporting local charities and national organizations. I love to donate books to St. Jude Hospital and we also support Mexican orphanages, The Salvation Army, MS groups, various cancer organizations, among others. I am fortunate to have the opportunity to give back.
Rein Designs, Inc./Jibber Jabbers was “green before green was cool” and supports all facets of being a good steward of the earth.
Thanks for visiting.
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