Author: joseph

February 22, 2021

This is going to be one of those posts. The one where a middle-aged guy writes about his canine best friend. If you aren’t down for that, I totally understand, and don’t hold it against you for clicking the back…

February 14, 2021

After much planning (and scaling back) of our late night (9pm-11pm) expedition, the middle three children and I spent a couple of hours shooting the stars during a new moon. I’d originally planned on driving down to the Great Sand…

February 5, 2021

I started my career as a production artist in 2001 at the family business – an ecommerce-based golf equipment retailer. What did I do as a production artist? Great question. I worked adjacent to the company photographer. He would shoot…

February 4, 2021

It’s an unseasonably warm winter day. I’m taking a walk, enjoying the weather. My footsteps fall into rhythm with the beat pumping through my headphones. I’m listening to the latest album by Weezer. The sound is fresh, up-beat with fun…

January 31, 2021

I woke up this Saturday without any specific plans. I made a big breakfast and engaged in little house repair, but then sat at the computer doom-scrolling while trying to decide what to do with myself. I was checking the…

January 28, 2021

There are numerous topics that crisscross my mind, and I think sometimes of writing down my thoughts on a particularly captivating topic, or regaling my friends with deft intellectual discussion. Yet as I drove to my office today, it was…

January 26, 2021

COVID has not been friendly in numerous ways, but the one which I personally find most disturbing has been the increasing tightness of my belt line. That is certainly a selfish and largely insignificant problem in light of the severe…