Reflecting On My 2015

I don’t really get publishing “year end review” articles and posts in December. What if you publish, and then something huge happens to you in the days and weeks remaining in the year? You’re going to look pretty silly. Also, isn’t it...

Happy Birthday, Patrick

Last summer a man I liked, a man I respected, a man whose talent I admired very much… a colleague and collaborator.. a man I considered a friend, even if we weren’t as close as some… he died as a result of a very fast, very vicious cancer....

Every Independent Creator Needs A Statement of Ethics

It’s not uncommon to find a statement of ethics on the website of a corporation or other organization. They’re created for legal reasons as often as to declare the intentions or motivations of the body in question. In some cases, an ethics statement or...

An Unexpected Need For A New Home Office Workstation

Back in April of 2011, I was making just over fifty thousand dollars a year as an interactive marketing producer helping entertainment companies promote their movies and television shows online. Like most of my co-workers at that particular digital agency, I was...