Category: Nonfiction

My Passions: Forensics

I don’t love being busy, so when I make a decision to add to my work load, it’s a sure sign there’s something about the work that I love. Such is the case with forensics. Not the CSI forensics so popular in cop shows and court procedurals, but the study of debate and the spoken…


Tales From My Haunted School #3

Happy Halloween! In celebration of this momentous holiday, I’m revisiting my old haunted school to round up a new tale. Make sure you check out the first and second blog posts about this hospital-turned-school for all the background. Unlike those first two stories, though, this one happened to me–in the flesh, so to speak. The year…


Work AND Writing

You’ll have to forgive my delay in blogging. (Not that anyone cares, except for my most loyal reader. Hi mom!) I’ve entered forensics season, and as a coach, my time has been pretty limited. I have a ton of editing blogs saved up because I’ve been doing major editing in the last months, but since…


Why you should watch MMA #1: Hold the Blood, Hold Your Mud

People like this sport. They really do. All kinds of people, not just the gun-toting, confederate-flag waving guys that were a primary audience early on (that last sentence I’m paraphrasing from memory of L. John Werthheim’s Blood in the Cage, a book about the rise of the UFC). Since I’m a gay guy in the…