I may not be able to relate on a first-hand level but I am nonetheless empathetic towards the LGBTIQA+ community as someone who has taken a long time to become comfortable in their skin. This is something that everyone can relate to on some level. I admit that I haven't been the recipient of the... Continue Reading →
The Self-Destruction of Comparing Yourself to Others
This has been one of my biggest downfalls for years. Comparing myself to others is something, at one point in time, I thought was healthy. Over time, however, I came to realize that it was just the opposite. Heck, it was downright toxic. I've been in therapy for just over 20 years -- something I've... Continue Reading →
Why Laugh at the Leafs, the Symbol of Humanity?
I get it. The Toronto Maple Leafs have been the brunt of jokes for a half-century-plus. However, once you've seen the same recycled joke, the shtick wears out its welcome. My wife, Shannon, born and raised in California, still gets a kick out of some of the jokes and memes related to the Leafs' misfortune.... Continue Reading →
Success at the 2022 Canadian Stuttering Association Conference
It was a long wait, but it many ways, it was definitely worth it. Since I last spoke live at the Canadian Stuttering Association conference, a lot of things had changed. My desire to share my story, however, was not one of them. Since my last live speech for the CSA -- October 2019 in... Continue Reading →
My New LA Kings Book is Released
Read about my new book, "Royal Reflections: Tales from the Throne of Tinseltown" about the NHL's LA Kings.