A True Gentleman of Verona

A True Gentleman of Verona

With a twenty-year career of stage productions and improvisational acting, I’m regularly asked by colleagues and clients where and how I got my start speaking to large groups of people. Usually fairly introverted, being in crowds and putting on public displays...
Eyeballing a Fella’

Eyeballing a Fella’

Some, arguably most, role-playing games try to ensure that each character class or profession is on reasonably equal footing when it comes to power level and ability. Obviously there are differences and some classes are focused to excel in unique circumstances, but...
Why an Eagle Scout?

Why an Eagle Scout?

The Boy Scouts of America says that of the millions of young men who join, fewer than 2% will complete the arduous tasks required to be accepted as an Eagle Scout, the organization’s highest rank. I was fortunate enough to have both the opportunity and the...
Preparing to Ride (Lesson 2)

Preparing to Ride (Lesson 2)

In June of 2008 I wrote a little guide about the ins and outs of motorcycling, based on my academic research and limited practical experience. I know a number of people who ride, or are interested in riding, and so I thought I’d post these words in hopes that...
Motorcycle Physics and You (Lesson 1)

Motorcycle Physics and You (Lesson 1)

In June of 2008 I wrote a little guide about the ins and outs of motorcycling, based on my academic research and limited practical experience. I know a number of people who ride, or are interested in riding, and so I thought I’d post these words in hopes that...
Inspirational People – Mr. Francis

Inspirational People – Mr. Francis

Almost exactly ten years ago I wrote the following in a public diary, challenging others to talk about people who had been a source of inspiration. Mr. Francis was my 8th Grade math teacher, and really showed me that I could actually achieve if I wanted something bad...