Farewell, Aaron Allston

I’m truly saddened to learn that Aaron Allston passed away earlier today. He was enroute to a convention and reportedly collapsed and suffered massive heart failure. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later that night, according to reports. Aaron was well known as a NY Times Best Selling Author of Star Wars … Read More

Farewell to a Friend, Anthony J. Bryant

Just this evening I learned of the passing of a friend, a scholar, and a fellow Japanophile, Anthony J. Bryant. Tony passed away on Christmas Day at approximately 12:30 pm (Indiana time). Tony (“the Daimyo” to many of his friends) and I met and became friends and co-authors on what became Sengoku: Chanbara Roleplaying in Feudal Japan. He’s done much … Read More

Learning to Live Today Like Leo Buscaglia

This past Wednesday I headed out for my bi-weekly session with The Overcomers. Sometimes I prepare notes and a topic in advance, and other times I speak on whatever topic I feel moved to speak on. On this particular day I decided to present a video on love and on living life today, with emphasis on “today.” I chose a … Read More