Brent Antonson spent years living abroad including extended stints teaching English at universities and schools in Russia, Iraq and China. He’s travelled widely including driving all 50 American states. With his younger brother and their father, they circumnavigated the Northern Hemisphere by train over five journeys including in countries like Belarus, Mongolia and North Korea. And his "Ties That Binds" is being considered for publication. Brent is from Vancouver, Canada (49.15'N 123.6'W).