1 - Born in NJ and raised on a farm.
2 - Drove a motorized vehicle for the first time at age 10. It was a Cub Cadet lawn mower and he has been operating any vehicle he can get his hands on since.
3 - Has lived in Pennsylvania, California, Idaho, Oregon, Florida, New York (upstate and Long Island)
4 - When in Oregon he volunteered with a dive rescue group for Lincoln County and became a dive rescue specialist.
5 - In Idaho he worked for three and a half years in a large Country & Western bar called Shorty’s.
6 - Also in Idaho he was training to ride a bull in a rodeo. That is, until he watched a friend/co-worker get badly trampled and changed his mind.
7 - Was accepted to the Peace Corps, but declined the appointment due to a better job offer.
8 - Was in 4H in his teen years, president of the Seeing Eye dog club and raised 4 Seeing Eye dogs.
9 - Has worked as a professional Sailor (non-military) on the West Coast.
10 - Is an excellent cook
11 - Got married on October 31st, yes Samhain (aka Halowwen) to Luna Obscura and was married by Eve L. Taco
12 - Despises lamb, liver and brussel sprouts
13 - Is a third generation skater. His grandparents were members of a Newark, NJ club called the Swing Skaters.
15 - Lost his eye at age 16 to a bad badminton accident and complications with surgery.
16 - Has ridden in a balloon with Malcolm Forbes
17 - Likes to make rustic furniture when he has the time and facility to do so
18 - Has skated with midgets
19 - Loves to fish, surf, sail and scuba
20 - Is not a fan of red squirrels, they are rude, gray squirrels are fine
21 - Met John “John-John” Kennedy Jr. when he fell off his horse and was injured
22 - Has worked as a truck, heavy equipment and marine mechanic and is very handy with tools
23 - Helped deliver two boats down the coast of California; one to Ensenada Mexico and the other to San Diego. He also navigated solo from San Diego to San Pedro (Los Angles) with nothing but a small old school GPS
24 - Has refereed not only for roller derby, but has two jello wrestling matches to his credit
25 - Has seven cats, three of which he hand raised