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Lives in Victoria, British Columbia.
Writes about friendship, history, and philosophy on Substack.

Top Qualities

Socially Engaging

81%*

Organized & Diligent

84%*

Emotionally Perceptive

71%*

Nuanced, Complex Thinker

79%*

*Measured by Truity.com

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Biographical Highlights

1975
Slave Lake, Alberta

Survived an Airplane Crash

My mother and I were in a 15-seat airplane that went down during a blizzard in Northern Alberta.

1995
Kumi, South Korea

Taught English Overseas

I taught English to preschool children, teenagers, housewives, and engineers in Kumi, South Korea.

1997
Prince George, British Columbia

Survived Cancer

I was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in Korea, and treated in Canada after it reached stage 3.

1999
Victoria, British Columbia

Honored by Camosun College

I was a top student, sat on the Board of Governors, and founded a fundraising event for hungry students that became an annual college tradition.

2006
Singapore

Spent 2 Weeks in Singapore

I studied Singapore's history, played with monkeys, networked with fellow Toastmasters, went to the zoo, took photos in the National Orchid Garden, and celebrated New Years Eve.

2008
Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia

Ran Half-Marathons

I ran my first half-marathon in Vancouver. Then I went on to run two more: The next spring in Vancouver, and the following autumn in Victoria.

2019
Queen Charlotte Straight, British Columbia

Helped Sail a Sloop

I took a 48-foot sloop up the east coast of Vancouver Island with an old friend from school.

Side Interests

Rising Above Media Bias: I use a service called inoreader to follow news from across the political and religious spectra. It enables me to track over 140 sources from around the world, and avoid falling into algorithmic echo chambers.

Environmental Resilience: I research and write timely, relevant articles and publish them on my Facebook Page. I currently follow these topics.

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2024.

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Formal Education

Environmental Psychology
University of Victoria
Marketing and Administration
Royal Roads University
Finance and Administration
Camosun College
Political Science and History
University of Alberta
Organizational Analysis
University of Liverpool
Award-Winning Speaker
Toastmasters International

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In Demand Since 2005

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