I am a retired teacher of social studies.
I earned my BA Degree at Queens College CUNY, in Political Science, and MA from College of Staten Island CUNY, in Liberal Studies. PhD candidate in comparative religion. My interest is masonic history, western civilization, specifically ancient Rome through the renaissance. My other persuit is Shotokan Karate, an interest that has consumed beginning in 1960. I hold a 7 degree black belt in Shotokan Karate from the World Traditional Karate Organization, WTKO. www.wtko.org I also weight train, practice Aikido and Iaido, Japanese sword fighting including a variety of martial arts weapons and close combat techniques.