Ruth Etta Tender

In the early hours of December 27th, 2023, my grandmother passed away following a short battle with cancer.

The old apartment

Mae, Jazz and I moved into our first house this weekend and, although I'm physically occupied with turning it into a home this week, I can't help but think back fondly about the apartment we just vacated.

Changing It Up

Anyone who's followed me closely may know that in Fall of 2017, I returned to The University of Akron to complete a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems with a specialization in computer programming. I graduated in May. As a...


I haven't been writing much lately. I haven't been reading much lately either. I haven't been sleeping well lately and it's not because of the squirrels in our attic or the pretzel-like configuration my partner, my dog, and I make when we tuck in for the night.

The one thing that I need

As I continue packing to move in with my girlfriend, I'm taking it upon myself to remember what's most important—what to leave behind and what to bring with me as I start the next chapter of my life with...

Why I'm writing about Star Wars

When I launched this blog in November, it was purely a matter of timing and circumstance that encouraged me to begin writing and sharing things about Star Wars more often. For the last 5 years, music has been my primary...

RIP Justin Proper

My friend Justin was sick when I met him. He was sick as long as I knew him. It was his sickness that brought him to Ohio way too often, where I would visit him at the Cleveland Clinic not...

Joining Substream Magazine

In my last update, I informed you all that I had ceased employment with Ayzenberg Group and was looking for work elsewhere, ideally in music. Today I'd like to share with you that I've found such work with Substream Magazine.

Leaving Ayzenberg

In 2011, a professional friend of mine gave me a job opportunity. At the time, I was a college freshman with no car and no job. My gig at The Social Method helped me pay my way through college. In...

New Website

Yesterday during a conversation with a friend, I decided it was time to pull the trigger on buying the and domains. It seemed like the smart and grown-up thing to do.