Telling the deeper stories…

In 2018, I wrote a blog called The Truth About Vanishing, a look into what my life was like after the deaths of my brother and my dog. I essentially fell apart, tossing all writing projects and stories to the wayside. Halfway through 2019, with the discovery of numerous quasi-mentors and the right medication, I…
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Just learn to see…

“Just learn to code.” There aren’t many modern phrases that annoy me quite like that one. It’s usually a comment casually tossed at someone who works in a declining industry, by a candidate for office whose business is almost guaranteed to never decline. It isn’t always meant to be condescending, but it almost always is.…
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The February 2019 Update

I took most of 2018 off to deal with the death of my brother. He would not have liked that, but you have to do what you have to do. As the one year anniversary approaches, I decided to peek out of the cave and reenter the world. Part of that is a website refresh.…
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The truth about vanishing

This isn’t your typical status update, but it will explain why there have been no updates lately. I’m hoping it will not only give some insight into what I’m doing, but if you’re going through something similar, I hope you’ll understand you’re not alone. My brother dealt with a variety of health problems from birth,…
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Let her Fly: On Challenger and the Rise of the Dream

I hadn’t been born when Valentina Tereshkova became the first woman in space. I was too young to get a feel for Svetlana Savitskaya, or the first American woman in space, Sally Ride.