Madison, Wisconsin Capitol – Fall 2006

Blog, Photography

I don’t have the usual gallery to share today. However, I do have 20 exposures from a roll of 24 all stitched into a single image. I used my Kodak Retina Reflex S camera with a 135mm telephoto lens, all of which was mounted on a tripod. This was the first roll I shot once […]

June 28, 2024


Blog, Cats

It started ten years ago when I was young and foolish and invincible. My brother had two cats but no longer wanted one of them. He offered her to me. I asked him what was wrong with her, why would he give me a cat with no strings attached. He said there was nothing wrong […]

January 9, 2018

I can’t believe I forgot to talk about Student Loans

Blog, Home

I’ve been talking about my student loans for years. It seems like it’s been a very slow process of whittling away at them to the point where they’re manageable. And what I consider slow is probably blazing fast for the average person. I mean, I rarely paid the minimum due each month and there would […]

July 10, 2017

How to Make Friends


I don’t know if I’ve talked about this on here before–I know I’ve talked about it with a handful of different people–but, how do you make friends? Like, I legitimately want to know.  As far as I can remember, I’ve made friends when I’m in places where other people are trying to make friends en-masse. […]

January 7, 2015

SO to a Friend of Mine Who…

Peace Corps

I just want to give a shout out to one of my friends, Zoe, from college. She recently accepted an invitation to be a Peace Corps Volunteer in the African country of Lesotho. Welcome to the family of crazies, Zoe. She leaves in October and won’t be home until January 2015 at the earliest.

July 19, 2012

I’ll never go it alone

Peace Corps

I feel like I’m going to be a freshman in college again. The summer after senior year of high school everyone started to get on Facebook. I used it mostly to unsuccessfully track down my future roommate. Other people started groups for the incoming class, for dorms and for individual floors of those dorms. We’d […]

August 10, 2010