Gun For Hire: Independence

Over the past twelve months I have been freelancer, hourly employee, salaried employee, and member of the largest employee-owned advertising agency in the United States of America. The adventure continues today, and it feels fitting on this Fourth of July to say a few words about independence.

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Screen Time

Sometimes I forget that there are people who don’t spend all day staring at screens. While that may seem like an oddity nowadays, you don’t have to go back in time very far to find that it was once the rule, not the exception.


Day One…Again

You know those movies where the main character is stuck in a time loop, the woman checks out the noise, and the guy walks into the dark hallway? Those stories suck.


Creating Value in the Quiet Times

Find something cool or fun to say next Friday when nothing else is going on, and you will break through. Excellent advice from Gary Vee, as always.


The Steady Drum

Piano players, armies, and frustrated artisans. We all march to the beat of a steady drum.


Been a Week (2014-07-04)

Independence Day, Snapple Peach Tea, Term Limits, sunset obsession, and being grateful through hard work.


The Blank Page

“Let me say it again: you must not come lightly to the blank page.” — Stephen King, On Writing


The Pursuit of Happilyness

Everyone searches for joy and peace, hoping to find something that makes them happy. Regardless of the pursuit, few things are worth the journey without the company of those you love. These are some of the footprints one twenty-something man left in the sand while pursuing…happiness.


Tools and Toys

There comes a time in every techie’s life when he/she simply must indulge in, “what apps do you like?” I generally stray from such posts, but my dev lead at work told me I had to do so. Hat tip to him for forcing my hand with sharing some tips.