The Sky’s the Limit

Trollwood Performing Arts School is a place where the sky’s the limit. There simply is no better youth development program in the arts. Period. The school celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2018. I was an alumni from 1989 to 1994. My shows include: The Sound of Music Peter Pan The Music Man Oklahoma! Anything Goes Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Under Milkwood I also worked as staff in 1995 as main stage …

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Bing’s Periodic Table of Elements

So… Bing went and did this: I remember having to memorize most of this chart; and I recall recent discoveries that expanded this table of elements. It’s amazing how the Internet has brought new information to our fingertips. But nothing beats Tom Lehrer’s Element song:


On April 18, 2007, a bomb threat was found in a classroom building on the East Bank of the U of MN. Source: MPR.

I Was Framed!

Approximately 2pm, I received a knock at my door. It was the Minneapolis Police; when I opened the door, they pinned me up against the wall. They searched my apartment, and asked me to print out emails I had recently sent. I cooperated fully. It’s what I do.


COP21—UN Climate Talks

Hey! Did you know about COP21 in Paris this coming week? International UN climate talks. I work for Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy; I’m their Webmaster. We’re sending 3 staff and 10 teachers to Paris this week to blog daily and have Webcasts and all. It should be a fun, educational experience. Climate is something we can all get behind… is the Website I maintain. You can sign up for daily …

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Classes are Amazing

I hated my Acting I class at the time, but this scene of Angelina Jolie in a class in 2000 is worth a view. Edit: The original video posted to YouTube has been removed. See the Daily Mail for the now exclusive video coverage of Angelina in her acting class. This was post-Hackers. Try not to laugh.