Wheeler Stone (AKA Doc Stone) lives the Steampunk lifestyle from his clothing to his career where he went from being a nurse to creating Doc Stone Studios where he produces steampunk clothing as well as accessories. He has been running with his colleagues the Key City Steampunk Festival for several years right here in Frederick! We talk about the festival, the steampunk lifestyle movement among other things.
More information about the festival can be found here along with how one can buy tickets!
Rayne Dawson is a dog lover and founder of Saving Four Legged lives an organization that will be dedicated to assisting dog owners with any financial burdens brought on by medical expenses that they cannot afford. Rayne talks about the importance of adopting pets but also cautions us to do our homework before doing so. We discuss a charity golf tournament she is hosting at PB DYE golf course on July 27, 2018.
You can reach Rayne @ 304-261-9951 and @ firstname.lastname@example.org. to get more information about the charity golf tournament as well as to register for it.
Shane is a commercial pilot for Southwest Airlines and got his start in the Air National Guard. Before that he was a DJ for a radio station. We discuss the pilot career track both as a civilian and in the military, the benefits and downsides of both as well as other things related to aviation here in Maryland and the pilot’s life in general.
Robert is a Vietnam war veteran who currently resides in Frederick County. Through his training in the military he has held a variety of roles in his career, an entrepreneur, a contractor and an engineer. During the interview we discuss Marine Corps training, the draft during the Vietnam war and the true meaning of Memorial Day.
I had the honor of interviewing Michael O’Connor who’s the recently elected Mayor of the City of Frederick. He was an Alderman of the City of Frederick for eight years before he ran for the position of Mayor in the 2017 election challenging the incumbent Mayor Randy McClement and successfully unseating him and ending his eight year run. We talk about taxes in city as well as tax equity, we discuss the future of biotech in Frederick county, we also discuss the importance of debate in politics and the importance of being an informed citizen. We also discuss the future of beer in the city, county and state as well as addressing homelessness among other things. We met at his prestigious office in City Hall in downtown Frederick for a face to face interview.