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About me

Industry Arts
Occupation custom knife maker
Location Rio Rancho, NM, United States
Introduction Former Military NCO and veteran of Operation Restore Hope, Somalia. Former daily newspaper reporter and editor, former graphic artist for the State of New Mexico's Cultural Affairs Division. Author of two books, 3rd Degree Black Belt in Traditional Aikido and custom knife, presentation box and bag maker. In the world I am Dave or "Madder Than Max," in the Twitterverse I am the "Badoracle," but here in the world of Blogs, I am "The Jolly Rogers."