I am an ordinary and average person in many ways. But I am also unique. This website is an expression and a celebration of all that combines to make me unlike any other person in the world.

Everyone is unique. There are many dimensions which describe aspects of a human beings, each of which have multiple possibilities. The resulting combinations and permutations far exceed the total number of people on earth. Of the estimated 105 to 115 billion people who have ever been born, there is none quite like me. I know that there is not anyone who even comes close to my unique combination of the following twenty-two facts:

  • I was born on August 7, 1951.
  • I was born in Rijswijk, Netherlands.
  • I immigrated to Canada with my family as a child.
  • I grew up on a farm near Truro, Nova Scotia.
  • I lived most of my adult life in Calgary, Alberta.
  • I am a professional accountant (CMA).
  • I was a member of a benign cult for twenty-five years.
  • I married young and have never separated or divorced.
  • I have traveled to over twenty-five countries.
  • I love to read and am a life long learner.
  • I am quite interested in philosophy.
  • I lean to the left politically.
  • I am a secular humanist.
  • I love to run.
  • I love flowers.
  • I love playing the oriental board game go.
  • I like public speaking.
  • I like watching television.
  • I am retired.
  • I am now living in Ajijic, Mexico.
  • I am a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP).
  • I probably have cyclothymia, a mental illness.