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2019 Uncategorized

Creating a personal leadership philosophy

How I turned a 4-page research paper from 10 years ago into a 171-word leadership philosophy for now and the future.

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2019 Uncategorized

Elevate Leadership Camp website

Picture it: Coffee shop, 2019. I was being a cliche in a corner chair working on my laptop. A guy I recognized but didn’t know from high school came in, and a little bit later signaled “hey.” His name was Cornelius, and we exchanged pleasantries and got into the “So what are you doing nowadays?” […]

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2019 Uncategorized

Gale Crater Observer News Website

Over the course of three days, I challenged myself to create a website for a local newspaper. Well… local if you happen to be on Mars. Yes, the planet. The Problems I wanted to address some pain points I had noticed with many local news sites and that I found others had noticed and documented, […]

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2019 Uncategorized

Amy M. Hodges’s online teaching portfolio

It all started in the DMs – with a Twitter direct message. Amy M. Hodges, PhD, messaged me to help her revamp her WordPress blog into an online teaching portfolio. She’d been teaching at the university level overseas (currently at Texas A&M at Qatar) for the past few years and hadn’t had a lot of […]

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2018

The Kids Don’t Care (a Zine)

I created a zine about Millennials and generation Z and the thesis that we don’t care about what’s happening in our communities or the news. I talk about events that have happened in our lives, voter rates (and reasons for them), news consumption patterns, and more. Click the image below and jump in. Talkin’ ’bout […]

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2018 Uncategorized

Web content: The Laura Elisabeth Ulrich Project

Laura Elisabeth Ulrich – it turns out Laura Ulrich is a far more common name than I knew! – reached out and said she could use my skills to create a bio for her website, update the homepage intro, and help her organize her experience. She wanted a narrative feel and something that showed her […]

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2017 essay

The Fourth Estate and public relations (a throwback)

On Sunday, January 12, 2014, the Ruston Daily Leader printed a letter to the editor I wrote in response to an article in the paper three days prior. They ran it under the title “Heating a genuine concern. My younger brother was, at the time, in 8th grade at the laboratory school. I texted him […]

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2016

About That: Rainbow lights and fireworks

In which I dig into a meme that took issue with the Obama White House lighting up in rainbow colors after Obergefell v Hodges.

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2015 essay

This the future: Janet Jackson

Indeed, big sister Janet already has an enduring body of artistic and philanthropic achievement, but she ain’t through.

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2015 essay this the future

This the future: Misty Copeland

The future I live and love is this woman who wrote “This is for the little brown girls” five times in the prologue of her memoir and more throughout the book. Knowing that she was a soloist with ABT…