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My Very First Sword Experience

September 30th, 2019

I found out about The Sword Experience in the normal route: I was binge watching Highlander on Amazon Prime then thought to myself “I wonder what Adrian Paul’s up to these days.” A few Googles here and there and in just a few minutes I stumbled across it. As a thespian I was never afforded…

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Remembering Aron Eisenberg

September 24th, 2019

Aron Eisenberg passed away on Saturday, September 21st at the age of 50. Why am I bring this up, and who is Aron Eisenberg? Aron is an actor most famous for his portayal of Nog on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. I had the privilege of meeting him a few years back at a convention…

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September 2019 Update

September 6th, 2019

Music & Theatre This year is officially the last year that I will compete at the Missouri State Fair. Six years and a lot of disappointments later, it’s really time to move on. Videos of my final performance will be available soon on my Music page. I have a new Repertoire page live on the…

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August 2019 Update, Part 3

August 19th, 2019

This post is going to sound very bitter, and I won’t apologize for it. I have lost with grace before, but not this year. Once again, the judges got it completely wrong for whom they chose as the winner yesterday. I’m convinced that it is not talent that gets you the win, but how many…

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August 2019 Update, Part 2

August 16th, 2019

Missouri State Fair Homegrown Singer Competition, Semifinal Round (August 15, 2019) It was a bit muggy and overcast on Thursday, but it did keep the oppressive humidity down to a dull roar. I was able to park closer to the entrance today which helped me only sweat one bucket’s worth! There were five of us…

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August 2019 Update, Part 1

August 12th, 2019

Missouri State Fair Homegrown Singer Competition, Preliminary Round (August 11, 2019) It rained most of the morning and into the beginning of the afternoon. After that the sun came out and the oppressive mugginess that is Missouri summertime reared its ugly head. We also had to park in one of the most remote spots on…

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July 2019 Update

July 2nd, 2019

Disclaimer: I am not trying to sell anything with this post. These are my observations about what’s been going on with me and the steps I’m taking to change my situation. Things are changing at the beginning of this month. I have had nothing but trouble between my doctor’s office and the pharmacy keeping my…

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June 2019 Update

June 7th, 2019

Hello everyone! Thank you so much for your patience as I transition back into music. Recovery Road’s a long one, but I’m getting stronger every day. Missouri State Fair Homegrown SingerI have been invited to perform in the Missouri State Fair Homegrown Singer competition (formally known as Missouri State Fair Idol). As of this writing…

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The Road So Far

May 20th, 2019

It’s been a bit of a rough patch for me health-wise, so I had to step back from performing. Performing takes a lot of energy, energy I did not really have. My diabetes was out of control, unmonitored, unmedicated, and I was paying the price. The pain I was in was excruciating, I wasn’t sleeping,…

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