Sheesh, where to start. Well, professionally, I'm a public defense
attorney. That should tell you I like fighting losing battles
against overwhelming odds. I have three kids, 8 through 16, who I
love madly when they are not purposely annoying me, and a
ridiculously large dog who isn't real bright, but is awfully
protective of the kids. I've been a river guide, tree thinner and a
carpenter. I dropped out of high school to build a log cabin in
southern Oregon woods, and even tried shoeing horses for a living.
That didn't work out. Me and horses don't get along so well. I
think they're smarter than I am. I was also a complete failure as a
I've written for alternative newspapers, and even published what I
like to think of as a pretty good punk rock rag back in the
Given my work, most of the girls I meet have meth problems and
restraining orders against their last three boyfriends. Not a
recipe for success in the dating world.
So maybe OkCupid is a better bet. I don't know. I'll buy coffee,
drinks or dinner. Let's see.