Please visit my Blogs!

A Place of Brightness,
where I blog about
matters historic,
linguistic, and pretty
much everything else,
as well.

Magnalia Dei, where I
blog about matters
biblical, spiritual, and
I'm a Garageband musician and

Here's a free sample of my work, an original song set to the poem,
She Walks in Beauty Like the Night," by Lord Byron.

I hope my tune and arrangement accent the sheer beauty of these

Listen for free below, or stream on Spotify and download on
and Amazon.
I'm a Latin teacher and language

I'm the author of Intermediate Arabic for Dummies.

I offer you here free resources to learn Spanish, Latin, Arabic, and
I've taught Latin for the last ten years at a public high school.
I'm also a former spy and author.

That's right, strange as it seems even to me, for four years after 9/11, this Wisconsin boy worked as an Arabic linguist
at the National Security Agency. I even served in Iraq.

My novels are action-adventures set in venues such as ancient Rome, mystical Romania, Spain, as well as the
National Security Agency (a
nd I can include authentic details of the top secret world of espionage in these stories).

And I invite you to check out my non-fiction books, which include resources for motivation and productivity,
learning Arabic, and prayer.