• Failure

    In Andy Weir’s Project Hail Mary, there’s a key moment where they’re trying to decide whether to create new tools or to create an environment with gravity where existing tools will work. They decide to do the latter, reasoning that it’s far better to use tools that have gone through millions of hours of testing,… Read More »

  • Thirty-Eight

    Thirty-Eight

    It’s been 19 and a half years since I wrote my first entry, just over half my life ago. I’ve been feeling the itch to write again for a bit. Joshua has been crushing it lately, which has been part of my inspiration. I’ve also had more folks express appreciation for my writing and encourage… Read More »

  • Loss and Sorrow

    Loss and Sorrow

    For anyone who asked I described 2023 as the best and worst year of my life. Now, nearly halfway through 2024, I’m ready to write about it. Read More »

  • Broken Streaks

    Broken Streaks

    This year has been simultaneously the best and worst of my 37 years on earth so far. Through the ups and downs, tiny habits have continued to do their part to keep me on the rails. Two habits in particular have stayed with me the longest: pushups, and a daily cold shower. Today would have… Read More »

  • Lucifer Again

    Lucifer Again

    I didn’t feel the nerves this time. I was surprised I didn’t. For a moment, I worried that I didn’t. Two years ago, when I’d begun my acting foray, I’d felt a lot of nerves. This time, even reprising the same role, I had thought I’d feel some nerves, some uncertainty. I hadn’t, though, and… Read More »