I had Intentions

This was to be the year I wrote a blog post every month. Need I say more? Despite my multiple jobs and responsibilities at home, I expected my procrastination toward school work to be more productive than this. As much as I would like to record new music, this will be it for a while. [...]

Becoming A Car Guy

At some point my life took a turn, so we’re switching gears. I became a car guy. There wasn’t a particular moment when everything changed, but it clearly happened because my Play Station 2 still works. I recently turned it on to play whatever was in it, and Need For Speed: Underground 2 began to [...]

Diversity

I am calling him a friend even though we haven’t talked in years. We attended the same schools and played sports together for most of our childhood and teenage years. After high school we went to different colleges and now he lives in Atlanta. He shared this and it’s worth repeating. At the time of [...]

OK Boomer

One of the stories my mother recites often goes like this. Boys, when I’m old and gray which one of you will take care of me? My brother quickly responds with something like, you can come live with me! Then my mother points her gaze in my direction with a smile. To which my response [...]

Rules For Thee

I would rather avoid controversy, but offending people is so easy it seems inevitable. Plus, it appears the only way to avoid causing offense is to have belief without definition. That’s not an honest way to live, it’s not honorable. Blog posts like this are why I hesitate to share my website with friends. Some [...]

Is That A Supra?!

This will sound sarcastic but I really do appreciate strangers stopping me in a parking lot to tell stories of when they drove a car like mine. These moments are exceptional when restoring a 22 year old vehicle. Most people do not relate to such a process, especially since buying a newer car can be [...]

10 Years Later

“Professors I respect have told me to choose between pursuing a career as an artist, musician, or author. I admit their unanimous advice is practical, but I … With a word I close this book in order to begin another: Gesamtkunstwerk.” I wrote these words as a college student. They were believed throughout my twenties [...]