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Law & Legal Issues

Attorney at Law licensed in Michigan.

Children and the Law

Licensed attorney in Michigan that keeps current on youth related laws due to numerous nephews, neices and cousins that ask for advice!

Stamp Collecting (Philately)

APS Member for over 25 years. Have exhibited on a national level and achieved several silver medals.

US Civil War

An avid history buff, I have studied the Civil War in many contexts. Written in introduction to a history of the Civil War Navy. I have ancestors that fought at Gettysburg and Cold Harbor.

Estates

Attorney at Law licensed in Michigan with experience in probate work.

Martial Arts

Black belt in Shidokan Shorin Ryu. Been teaching for over ten years. Have studied 5 styles of karate and have an extensive library of martial arts references.

Statutes of Limitations

Licensed attorney and have worked debt collection as well as various aspects of criminal law.

Business Law

IACCM Certified Expert in Contract Management and worked as a contract manager for over 12 years.

Debt Responsibility

Licensed attorney who handled probate cases for a number of years.

The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

Own over a dozen versions of The Hobbit and have an extensive collection of Tolkien related books and studies.

Karate

Black belt in Shidokan Shorin Ryu. Been teaching for over ten years. Have studied 5 styles of karate and have an extensive library of martial arts references.

Bruce Lee

Black belt in Shidokan Shorin Ryu. Been teaching for over ten years. Have studied 5 styles of karate and have an extensive library of martial arts references including most of Bruce Lee's books.

Law School

In addition to attending, served as an adjunct professor for a year.

Contract Law

Licensed attorney , IACCM Certified Expert in Contract Management and worked as a contract manager for over 12 years.

Ukulele

Playing over five years, The Ukulele Dude does history presentations on the instrument and performs with a number of groups.

Isaac Asimov

In addition to reading most of his works in all genres, I corresponded with Dr. Asimov on several occassions.

Jules Verne

One of the original science fiction writers, I have read all of his works.

A Christmas Carol

Have studied the many versions of the story in both written and film as one of the cultural cornerstones of Christmas in the US and Great Britain.

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J.R.R. Tolkien
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Robert Heinlein
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