The recent political travesty committed by the Trump administration that is on everyone's mind, especially mine, is the Executive Order limiting immigration and refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries. As a national from one of the countries on this list, I'm personally affected by the ban. As an American citizen and human being, I'm rendered absolutely … Continue reading Paper 87: Keep Ancient Lands, You Storied Pomp!
After the inauguration of the Donald Trump on January 20th, 2017, a massive anti-Trump protest — known as the Women's March — that spanned the country and the planet occurred. As the name might suggest, the demonstration was largely orchestrated by women, although some men were participants. It goes to show that in the 21st … Continue reading Paper 86: I Want To Start A Riot
Captain's Log Week 6 January 23rd, 2017 Hello friends! This week's newsletter is short and sweet. I haven't had much time to write because I've been swamped with responsibilities and obligations. Bother! Those things always get in the way of fun. Which CoC Should I Use? In one of my previous newsletters, I presented a … Continue reading The One Where I Make A New Thing (Week 6)
Captain's Log Week 5 Happy Martin Luther King Day! I hope you're day is introspective, intellectually stimulating, and growth focused (heck yeah, buzzwords!). I wrote this newsletter to avoid more important life obligations so enjoy the second-hand taste of irresponsibility while you read it! The PR Plateau Early in the fall, I posted a short … Continue reading The One Where I Become Roger Ebert (Week 5)
Captain's Log Week 4 Week 4? Woah! Yeah. Week 4. I've managed to keep this going for far longer than I thought it would. Thanks for being a subscriber and sticking with me through rough patches and typos. It's been a pleasure becoming a better writer with you. Don't unsubscribe just yet because there is … Continue reading The One Where I Quit Cold Turkey (Week 4)
Captain's Log Week 3 Giving Up Good Sense Last week, I spent a week, alone, in Henderson, Nevada, a small town east of Las Vegas. I rented an AirBnB near the Union Pacific Railroad Trail, a 10 mile road trail that celebrates the Union Pacific Railroad company — a relic from a century past. It … Continue reading The One Where I Run Blind (Week 3)
Captain's Log Week 2 Stardate 94590.25 This is the second edition of the Captain's Log, but more interestingly, the last edition that will come out in 2016. I thought I would take a moment to walk through some of the significant events that happened this year, the lessons learned, and my plans for the future. … Continue reading The One Where I Look to the Future (Week 2)