June 2017

Self Portraits

Self Portraits

The other night, I started using (for the first time) this really neat digital painting program called Adobe Sketch to do some paintings and self portraits. I’m not sure what exactly got into me to make me want to start doing these paintings. If I’m being honest, I was feeling a little irritated, but I’m Continue reading Self Portraits

Newspapers, disabled: On The Washington Post’s disability article

Newspapers, disabled: On The Washington Post’s disability article

It’s hard to write about disability in America. It’s especially hard to write about federal Social Security disability payments in rural America. It’s such a difficult topic because it strikes at the heart of one of the central myths of our civil and economic religion: No matter who you are, where you were born, what Continue reading Newspapers, disabled: On The Washington Post’s disability article

Some shit for when you don’t feel as good as you should

Some shit for when you don’t feel as good as you should

Took some time chatting with an old friend the other day. I’m sure we all have people like her in our lives, but talking with her always leaves me a little bummed out. Not because I find her to be a drag or anything. She’s the kind of person who makes herself felt in absence. Moments Continue reading Some shit for when you don’t feel as good as you should

Review: The Social Shake-Up

Review: The Social Shake-Up

Last week, I went to The Social Shake-Up in Atlanta, Georgia to talk to a bunch of folks who work in the digital and social media worlds (and to get a Mover & Shaker Award). It was my first time to The Social Shake-Up, but, according to Vanessa DiMauro, the event has grown tremendously since Continue reading Review: The Social Shake-Up