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22 years ago

Twenty-two years ago today, I received my lay off notice at Fujitsu Microelectronics, Inc. in San Jose, CA.  I worked as a product marketing engineer for 8 years.  Little did [...]

35 Years Ago

Thirty five years ago, this weekend, I performed my first 'professional' magic show. From 1974-1978, I was the magic demonstrator at the House of Humor at the corner of El [...]

Treasure the Moments

My son, Scott, 21, is leaving home on June 4th and joining the United States Air Force. Needless to say, my wife and I are enjoying every moment with him. It's [...]

Helpful Hints

Here are some important questions you should ask your entertainer before hiring them.  It will assist you in planning your party and coordinating other activities. 1. What is the typical [...]

Thank you David Wilson

Last month I started this shout-out column to give thanks and recognition to those that have inspired me along the way.  This month's shout out goes to my friend: David [...]

I Love to Cook

As you may know, I love to cook.  Here is a simple brunch recipe I found on line from Martha Stewart.  Egg, Bacon & Toast Cups.  Simple and elegant. Here's [...]

Nana’s British Museum

I find lots of inspiration for my magical routines from memories of my past. I connect with my audiences as I tell personal stories from my childhood. My latest routine [...]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all of you.  I have a lot to be thankful for in 2011  One big thanks goes to all my clients; both new and repeat clients.  [...]

60 shows in 30 days

That’s how my summer is going.  I looked at my calendar the other day and realized that I’m performing 30 consecutive days from July 15th to August 14th.  I counted [...]