Fun Facts


• He can survive on sashimi and bread.I am proudly not gluten free.

• He danced East Coast Swing for 8 years as a kid – never knowing that any other kind of swing dancing existed.

• Thanks to Abi Schneider for telling Doug to suede his shoes after dancing with him at the Derby in 2000. His knees are much better now because of it.

• He has an older sister and an awesome brother-in-law and a nephew who live on the East Coast.

• Go Ducks!

• Doug dotes on his English Toy Cocker Spaniel, Lizzy. Lizzy is the cutest dog in the world. This is a fact.



• reading from his Kindle Paper White

• gym rat, running (pronounced “Y,” I believe) & TRX & TacFit

• dancing (partnered, club, solo, country, line, etc.)

• creating new partnering dance techniques

• Snowboarding

• hiking the Columbia Gorge and Mt. Hood trails

• speaking new and improved languages (i.e. Ob and Spanglitaliano)

• getting massages

• playing with toys: Fire & Glow spinning (staff and poi)

• Contact Juggling

• updating Photoshop, LightRoom, and Final Cut Pro/Premiere knowledge

• I’m a farmer! Doug owns 29 acres … 9 of which have our huge garden and fields on it!


Favorite Books

• The Outliers: Malcolm Gladwell

• The Four Agreements

• The Five Love Languages

• Brains: A Zombie Memoir (Robin Becker)

• Michael Crichton books

• The Stand and Under The Dome and Dr. Sleep (Stephen King)

• Where’d You Go Bernadette (Maria Semple)

• Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant (Veronica Roth)

• Bossy Pants (Tina Fey)

• The Hunger Games trilogy (Suzanne Collins)

• The Ender’s Game & Ender’s Shadow series (Orson Scott Card)

• Jack Reacher series (Lee Child)

• Dan Brown books

• The Poisonwood Bible (Barbara Kingsolver)

Favorite TV Shows

• Game of Thrones

• Westworld

• Modern Family

• The Office

• Seinfeld

Favorite Movies

Rapture-Palooza, Balls of Fury, Megamind, Jurassic World, Fight Club, Tangled, Zoolander, Anchorman, When Harry Met Sally, Fearless, Ip Man, Ong Bak, SuperBad, The Goonies, Back to the Future, The Karate Kid, Lord of the Rings

Worst Movies of All Time

Catwoman, Pompeii

Horrifyingly Yech Movie Adaptations of Awesome Books

Ender’s Game, The Stand (mini-series), Under the Dome (mini-series) … in fact … any movie version of a Stephen King book!