Extra Points: Humor Me

I get to spend some of my volunteer time working with a group of young people helping them to prepare for speech competitions. It’s very rewarding work, and I never fail to learn new things myself from the great topics these kids come up with. One of the most...

Extra Points – April Fools Day

Fools Gold                     April Fools Day. One of my favorite days, especially because it’s my wife’s birthday. I’ve always teased her because she is an April Fools baby and I was a New Years Eve baby, which means everyone parties on my...

Laughter is the Best Medicine

As many of you might know, my father has had some serious health issues of late. If you’ve ever gone through it, the result to the rest of the family is a lot of stress and anxiety to deal with. Laughter helps. Last night at our Toastmasters Christmas Party, we...

New Humorous Speech

Check out the humorous speech I gave on Friday night at the Toastmasters District 32 Comedy Showcase.  I apologize for the poor lighting.  That is Rule #1 for video recording!  Let me know what you think…

Go Ahead & Laugh Now Available

I am thrilled to be a contributing author to a brand new book on how to help you add humor to every presentation you give.  Go Ahead & Laugh: A Serious Guide to Speaking with Humor is now available on this site.  Look right at the top of this page and you will...