Welcome to TKR! You seem like an articulate guy, good luck in the application and hope to see you on board soon.
We're a very active community on Slack and forums, so there'll be plenty to do, if you're so inclined!
Welcome to the forums. To apply please post using this template (http://www.knightsradiant.pw/topic/6-new-member-application-template/) in the Welcome Station here: http://www.knightsradiant.pw/forum/3-welcome-station/