Geostan51 studied music education in the early 1970’s at Appalachian State University, in North Carolina, but after two years of study, Geostan51 had a disastrous turn of health, from which he has struggled for a lifetime. Geostan51, a naturally creative person, composes music for classic guitar, as well as for piano, writes poetry, fiction, and autobiographical stories. In the late 1980’s, Geostan51 achieved an Associate in Arts Degree in the liberal arts from Catonsville Community College, in Maryland. He studied creative writing there, and subsequently published short stories and poetry in literary and “little” magazines over a period of several years. Geostan51 now lives in Virginia, practicing his various crafts regularly.