- Born in Lubbock, Texas in 1965 and grew up in Salt Lake City.
- Attended college in Santa Barbara and eventually made his home in Seattle, WA.
- Has been with his partner, Randy Schlaeger, for 28 years.
- In love with their Besenji named Rupert.
- Bakes a mean chocolate cake, Doris Day style.
- Devoted to songstress Connie Francis.
- Has at least one record player in every room of his house.