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"steward has...(a) technical style, focused on the facts as he sees them and the explicit details of agreements, a style that often provokes conflicts with those who have less detail-oriented styles." - Evelyn Wright

Ah, the dreaded Personal Information Page... or in this case Personal Information subsite!

Well, a lot of things are in those links on the left. As for the rest:

Here are some web applets/widgets I find particularly useful.

I read a lot.  Here's a list of the magazines that I read (some in a more timely manner than others.) 

Books I particularly recommend (in alphabetical order by title) include:

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Books I've recently read include:

  • Cursed Command, by Christopher Nuttall
  • Fortune's Dance, by Audrey Faye
  • Star Stories, by Audrey Faye
  • Grower's Omen, by Audrey Faye
  • Lizards & Lying Men : a story...with magic, by T. Thorn Coyle
  • No One Lives Twice, by Julie Moffett
  • The Vatican Pimpernel, by Brian Fleming
  • Forever Wilde, by Jenn Stark
  • Aces Wilde, by Jenn Stark
  • The Turn: The Hollows Begins with Death, by Kim Harrison
  • Wicked and Wilde, by Jenn Stark
  • Born To Be Wilde, by Jenn Stark
  • Wilde Card, by Jenn Stark
  • Getting Wilde, by Jenn Stark
  • One Wilde Night, by Jenn Stark
  • The Sergeant's Apprentice, by Christopher G. Nuttall
  • Seized: A Sea Captain's Adventures Battling Scoundrels and Pirates While Recovering Stolen Ships in the World's Most Troubled Waters, by Max Hardberg
  • Sword and Sorceress XXXI, by Elisabeth Waters
  • Death Becomes Her, by Michael Anderle

Books I'm currently reading include:

  • Red, by Kate Serine
  • The Hidden Oracle, by Rick Riordan
  • Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship with a Remarkable Man, by William Shatner
  • Maggie for Hire, by Kate Danley
  • In an Unspoken Voice: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness, by Peter A. Levine
  • The Secrets of Doctor Taverner, by Dion Fortune
  • Artful, by Peter David
  • Winning the Story Wars: Why Those Who Tell (and Live) the Best Stories Will Rule the Future, by Jonah Sachs
  • The Devious Dr Jekyll, by Viola Carr
  • The Queen's Poisoner, by Jeff Wheeler
  • Meeting Fairies, by R. Ogilvie Crombie
  • Theory of Religion, by Georges Bataille
  • For Magnus Chase: Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds: Your Introduction to Deities, Mythical Beings, & Fantastic Creatures, by Rick Riordan
  • "I Give You My Body . . .": How I Write Sex Scenes, by Diana Gabaldon
  • Otherworld Chills, by Kelley Armstrong
  • Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain, by Steven D. Levitt; Stephen J. Dubner
  • The Merciless, by Danielle Vega
  • Embracing the Darkness Understanding Dark Subcultures, by Corvis Nocturnum
  • Play Dead, by Anne Frasier
  • Day 21, by Kass Morgan
  • A Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible True Story of the Master Spy Who Helped Win World War II, by William Stevenson
  • Our Revolution, by Bernie Sanders
  • Wild Licks, by Cecilia Tan
  • The Road Taken: The History and Future of America's Infrastructure, by Henry Petroski
  • The Knights Templar: The True and Surprising Story of History‚Äôs Most Secretive Order, by Patrick Auerbach
  • Sweep in Peace, by Ilona Andrews
  • Betwixt and Between: Exploring the Faery Tradition of Witchcraft, by Storm Faerywolf
  • Magic Stars, by Ilona Andrews
  • The Notes: Ronald Reagan's Private Collection of Stories and Wisdom, by Ronald Reagan
  • Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus, by Matt Taibbi
  • Shaman's Curse, by Audrey Faye

Authors I particularly recommend include:

My favorite musical pieces include:

The Q-Link Contact and Memories site, which I am webspinner of, was featured in an article in USA Today. (On Q-Link, I was known as JohnD39, and I still use that ID in some places on the web such as Yahoo!Groups.)

Click here for an explanation of the name "steward" itself.

Click here for my virtual certificate wall of degrees, certifications, and so forth.

When the whim takes me, I write poetry and short pieces of prose, available here.

My thesis for my Masters of Arts degree in Professional Studies consisted of a Media Guide for a small non-profit organization, with notes appended so that any NPO of similar size and needs can readily adapt the Guide to their use. Click here for more information and to download the Guide and notes.

Click here for my current Amazon wishlist.

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I am employed as a procedures and systems analyst by the State of New Jersey. Previously, I've worked as a systems analyst/programmer in the field of medical equipment billing software.

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Last updated: Wednesday, January 4, 2017