Thomas Wright received his Master of Landscape Architecture from LSU in 1978. He is now retired, after leading a fabulous career with the US Forest Service with an emphasis on outdoor recreation design and management, scenery management, and universal access. He was initially registered in Arkansas in 1979, with subsequent registrations in Texas and Virginia. Thomas also retired from the US Navy Reserve after 22 years of service. He settled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and is married with one son and four grandchildren. Now the Wrights spend their time travelling to every corner of the world.