A 1954 graduate of the University of Virginia, Bennett Cole served three years as a U.S. Navy officer aboard an aircraft carrier, then spent 35 years in teaching. Holding the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees, he has taught at the University of Delaware, Virginia Tech, and Florida Southern College. He has published professional and inspirational articles and one short story. Married, the father of three daughters, and the grandfather of eight grandchildren, his interests include foreign travel and photography. He lives in New Castle, Delaware, where he is having fun sleeping late and ignoring other people’s timetables.