A writer and a poet, Dr. Tenbrunsel enjoyed a long career in Clinical Psychology. Born and raised in Nashville, Tom graduated from Bellarmine University, obtained his doctorate from St Louis University in 1969. He taught, published and was in administration at Michigan State University and was VP for Advancement at the University of Alabama at Huntsville. He and his wife reside in the Appalachians of Western North Carolina. They have three successful children and eight grand grandchildren. Dr T. enjoys cycling, hiking, camping and stalking the elusive trout. His writings and publications speak for themselves.