The Hope MixTape: Side A, Track 1. “Here Comes The Sun”

Earlier this year, I asked a few friends on Facebook what songs bring them hope. The response was overwhelming, and the suggestions they provided allowed me to make a 90-minute audio cassette mixtape, complete with a side A and a side B. Just as I have my characters in Fossil Five explore the process involved … Continue reading The Hope MixTape: Side A, Track 1. “Here Comes The Sun”

Being Resolute in 2018: Begin Within

If we make happiness our primary goal instead of our secondary goal, then we easily accomplish everything else we desire. ~Deepak Chopra Across the country and throughout the world, people are asking themselves the same question: What will my resolutions be for 2018? The "Greatest Hits" of resolutions include weight loss, saying goodbye to cigarettes … Continue reading Being Resolute in 2018: Begin Within

Pushing Through The Darkness: Faith, Trust, Commitment

On June 16, when I cut ties with social media to focus entirely on finishing my book, Fossil Five, I made a big deal about descending into darkness (you can read about it HERE). After all, I selected a 105-day period that ran from a new moon to a total lunar eclipse. You can't get … Continue reading Pushing Through The Darkness: Faith, Trust, Commitment

The Story Behind The Picture: Solitary Pony on Assateague Island

My buddy Brad and I were in Ocean City, MD with our families, and we decided over dinner one night that we would head in to Assateague Island, MD the next morning to get photos of the horses on the beach at sunrise. The weather, itself, did not disappoint. An agitated swirl of cirrus clouds … Continue reading The Story Behind The Picture: Solitary Pony on Assateague Island

Instant Happy Therapy: You Are In Control

I am fascinated with the trends on my social media feeds, or at least the ones that Facebook and other social networking sites chooses for us. If somebody with a pretty strong presence in my feed rails about the injustices of customer service, it seems as if it is nearly always followed by a run … Continue reading Instant Happy Therapy: You Are In Control

Where I’m Writing: Prospect Hill Cemetery

I spent the afternoon at Prospect Hill Cemetery here in Towson, six acres of burial grounds on preserved land just feet from the hectic circle joining five of Towson's busiest streets. I am working on a feature that will be published September 10, just two days from the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore. … Continue reading Where I’m Writing: Prospect Hill Cemetery