Well, he could be described as any/all of the following:
A United States Navy veteran (who grew up in El Paso, Texas), Communications Technician 3rd Class, who was awarded the Navy Unit Commendation and Meritorious Unit Commendation in addition to National Service Medal and Vietnam Service Medal, two stars;
A weekly editorial page columnist with U.T. El Paso’s student newspaper, The Prospector, for three consecutive years;
A graduate of U T El Paso;
A small-employer life and health insurance agent with thirty-five years inside the lives of complex and driven professionals and business owners;
A top-ten-ranked (western half of USA) masters racewalker for two consecutive years in the 90’s;
A father of a very creative son, Stephen Charles “Tzoul Shine” Emerson;
A fun dancer of two-steps, waltzes, & polkas at country western saloons since 1995;
An RWA member who has completed two novels and over forty-six short stories, winning 1st, 2nd, & 3rd places for short story at the 15th Annual Bay Area (Houston) Writers’ League Conference.
Which one did you wish to meet?