The Temptation of eBooks

I come from a family of avid readers. Money was tight growing up, so the local library was an oasis of free entertainment. I remember spending hours in the children’s section of the main library in Anaheim curled up with a good book getting lost in fantastic new...

Fear of Speaking

Public speaking has been one of my biggest phobias since I was a child. I used to hope for some catastrophe to befall me on my way to school rather than having to give an oral report. A 6.0 earthquake or being hit by a car seemed like a better alternative than...

Found

In 1994, Dave and I modeled for a painting. An artist we met in college, Erin Scott, asked me to model for her. She was a figurative artist who was doing realistic style paintings of people in tense situations. There were often weapons in the composition. She wanted...