Never give up. Failure and rejection are only the first step to succeeding.
"Work for a cause, not applause. Live life to express, not to impress.
Don’t strive to make your presence noticed, just make your absence felt."


Just like anybody else, I owe a debt of gratitude to a great number of people; the folks listed on this page (most likely incomplete) have either inspired me or directly influenced me in different ways. All of which for the better. So, thank you all.

 To those who have & continue to inspire me:

  • Jake Holava
  • Luke Holava
  • Mike Holava
  • Cathy Holava
  • Henry Holava
  • Barbara Holava
  • Rosa Holava
  • Craig Holava
  • Stacy Holava
  • Rick Whitney
  • Chris Whitney
  • Charles Herman
  • Ceci Herman
  • Bob Herman
  • Mark Geddis
  • George Geddis
  • Roswitha Geddis
  • Earl Hall
  • George Harris
  • Jim Tyminski
  • Rob Neidel
  • Ron Knox
  • Scott Ayscue
  • Dan Dutelle
  • Kerry Quilty
  • Jerry Casciani
  • Richard Cecconi
  • Larry Maddox
  • Bruce Reid
  • Kevin Eggers
  • Jason Hall
  • David Stiller
  • Jim Dough