Larry Weill's career life has been as diverse and interesting as the characters in his books. He has studied biology and entomology, and is an avid naturalist. He has worked as a Wilderness Park Ranger, a fire-tower observer, a financial planner, a technical writer, and a career Navy Reservist. Larry is a lifelong devotee to the mountains, and he loves the Adirondacks. He lives in Rochester, New York, with his family, and they frequently hike and climb in the Adirondacks.