Kenton Adler was born in Arkansas, raised in Colorado, and is now living again in Arkansas, where he works as Academic Computing Co-ordinator for the Information Services Department of Lyon College. Ken served as a meteorologist in the Navy from 1976-1980. He earned a B.A. in Art and Psychology from Metropolitan State College of Denver in 1987, and studied History in the graduate program at the University of Arkansas. Ken worked for three years for Computing Services at the U. of A. prior to moving to Batesville. He is a long-time musician, having played guitar in a number of rock bands during the 1980s, and is now a piper with the Lyon College Pipes and Drums. His other interests include writing, aviation, and mountain biking.