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Most “About” pages are boring.

Therefore, instead of rambling on and on about myself, I’ll just give you some statistics which are more fun to read:

Ten Interesting Things about Daniel Scherl

1.  Born:  Ohio
2.  First Officer:  Jolene Kay
3.  Favorite Dog:  Golden Retriever
4.  Favorite Entrées:  Pizza, souvlaki, a good casserole
5.  Favorite Desserts:  Scones, Rice Krispie Treats, Chocolate Chip Cookies
6.  Favorite Authors:  Guy Gavriel Kay, Douglas Adams, Carl Sagan
7.  Guilty Pleasure:  Video games
8.  Political Party:  Science
9.  Worst Thing That I’ve Ever Experienced:  The death of my father
10.  Best Thing That I’ve Ever Experienced:  My imagination

Five Worst Jobs I’ve Ever Had:

1.  Maid
2.  Dry Cleaner Clerk
3.  Bulk Food Store Employee
4.  Dishwasher
5.  Fast Food Restaurant Night Shift Manager

Five Best Jobs I’ve Ever Had:

1.  Owning my own company
2.  Writer
3.  Professional Photographer
4.  Musician
5.  IT Support Supervisor for EMI Music / Capital Records

Ten Favorite Movies:

1.  The Princess Bride
2.  All the Star Trek Movies Before the Reboot
3.  Star Wars, Empire, and Jedi
4.  Raiders of the Lost Ark
5.  Dune
6.  TRON
7.  Beyond Silence
8.  Monsters, Inc.
9.  The Neverending Story
10.  Most 80’s Movies

Ten Favorite T.V. Shows:

2.  Farscape
3.  All the Various Star Trek Series
4.  Everything David Attenborough
5.  Avatar:  The Last Airbender
6.  Firefly
7.  Rick and Morty
8.  Star Wars Rebels
9.  Babylon 5
10.  The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.

Ten Favorite Books:

1.  Tigana by Guy Gavriel Kay
2.  Everything written by Douglas Adams
3.  The Changewinds Series by Jack Chalker
4.  The Player’s Handbook and DM’s Guide by Gary Gygax and Mike Carr
5.  Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
6.  Illusions by Richard Bach
7.  COSMOS by Carl Sagan
8.  Replay by Ken Grimwood
9.  Dune by Frank Herbert
10.  The Amulet Series by Kazu Kibuishi

Ten Favorite Musicians or Music Groups:

1.  Marillion
2.  John Denver
3.  Chris DeBurgh
4.  Most 80’s Pop Music
5.  Thomas Newman
6.  Basil Poledouris
7.  Brian Tyler
8.  David Foster
9.  Asia
10.  Vangelis

First Twenty Songs in My iTunes on Shuffle:

1.  Picasso by The Cinema
2.  Drive by Ben Rector
3.  Father and Son by Daft Punk (From TRON Legacy)
4.  Run Free by Hans Zimmer
5.  Penny Whistle by Mango Groove
6.  Up by Olly Murs (Feat. Demi Lovato)
7.  Alone by Heart
8.  Girls with Guns by Tommy Shaw
9.  Turn Up the Radio by Autograph
10.  Leave It by Yes
11.  Roar by Katy Perry
12.  The Beastmaster by Lee Holdridge
13.  Crazy by Icehouse
14.  Kayleigh by Marillion
15.  My Immortal by Evanescence
16.  Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx
17.  Little Jeanie by Elton John
18.  The Spirit of Man by Chris DeBurgh
19.  I’m Going to the Olympics by Matthew Margeson
20.  Weekend in New England by Barry Manilow

Ten Things I Believe:

1.  Most People Are Good
2.  The Smell of Fresh Baked Bread is Glorious
3.  Reading a Good Book Can Solve Most Problems
4.  Travel is More Important Than People Know
5.  There’s No Feeling Like Being on a New Adventure
6.  The Touch of the One You Love is Like Nothing Else
7.  Life Can Be Difficult, but it is Beautiful
8.  Pizza Can Solve Most Problems That Books Can’t
9.  Good Health is Everything
10.  I Want To Do a Lot More Than I Seem to Have Time For

And lastly… I am always in search of a great scone or chocolate-chip cookie.