As I write this, I am sitting on the cusp of change. One job ending, another job beginning, two writing projects completed, with numerous opportunities for the next ones, a new school term, my children finally being able to be vaccinated, and honestly, there are all these things swirling around that for the past fewContinue reading “Finding Calm”
I spent a couple days in the woods this past weekend with two of my kids as they camped out with the BSA (previously known as the Boy Scouts of America). We’ve been involved in Scouts (between Cub Scouts and BSA) for the past four years, with my middle child starting in first grade asContinue reading “A Scout is Helpful”
I recently completed writing my novel about an old man accidentally starting his own country. While the book is more of a folksy tale about how fate sometimes steps in and makes your actions more than you intend them to be, I put a lot of effort into the reality of attempting to start yourContinue reading “Communism: A Feudal Attempt at Equality”
Honestly, if you’re the type of person to enjoy Rick and Morty, you’re probably already watching it. That being said, I have content to produce here and I’m currently working my way through the fourth season. 🙂
Since the relaunch of the blog space here, I’ve given you all the details on the reasons why I’ve been a bit more quiet over the past few years than I would have liked to be. Most of that had to do with having an incredibly busy life which meant that although there were plentyContinue reading “The Brink”
Seven years ago today (as of when I am writing this), I received the first rejection from a literary agent for the last book I would try sending out to agents. This wasn’t my first rejection letter, and definitely wasn’t, but it might have been the final nail in the coffin for me thinking IContinue reading “Adam Oster 2: The Quest for More Money”
I love thrill rides. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been going to amusement parks around this country and looking for the coolest rollercoasters and thrills that I can find and having the time of my life doing it.
I remember struggling early on in life with the Pledge of Allegiance. Here I was in a private Christian school which spent a great portion of its time worshipping God and we would take a moment out of every day to do something which felt incredibly similar, but for a flag.
We have this adorable little independent book store in town that isn’t far from our old house that every Christmas my mother-in-law awesomely gives us gift cards for. Dotters is a well-curated little shop that does a fantastic job of highlighting books that I either forgot I wanted to read or was completely unaware ofContinue reading “Book Review: The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi”
As an adult who reads, I often find myself in the minority. To be fair, I also found myself in the minority as a kid who read, but that had more to do with the specifics of my tiny school than it did with the demographics of those who read. The reality is that readingContinue reading “Reading as an Adult”