Featured in Junebug Weddings!

Reina and I received some pretty awesome news from our wedding photographer this weekend. It turns out we are basically famous in the wedding community. Well, Reina is. Actually, the photos that Tonie Christine Photography took of Reina (I was around too) are famous. They’re famous because our entire engagement shoot was featured in Junebug Weddings‘ […]

Dune by Frank Herbert (Book Review)

There was a lot of hype built up around my reading of the Sci-Fi classic Dune. Ostensibly labelled the greatest science fiction novel of all time, Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel about the transformation of a young Duke’s heir into a legendary leader know as Muad’Dib on the desert planet Arrakis certainly lived up to expectations. That […]

The Woodcutter

He needs two things. A wedge to start and an axe to finish. With those two things he can warm the family all winter. That is not why he does it though. The woodcutter does it for himself. He does it for the ability to escape, if only for a moment, the world around him. […]

Come With Me

I wrote this pulled over on the side of I-90 last weekend. Heading east over the mountains, towards my parents homestead, early in the morning, the clouds had just broken over the mountain tops letting the rising sun slice into existence. Sometimes things hit you in a way that you have no choice but to stop […]


I’ve spent a good deal of time debating whether or not to write this post. I generally make a point to avoid politics in all but personal discussions. The reality, however, is that the result of the 2016 election, and the inevitable effects to come has transcended the world of politics. The potential of what is […]