Ecclesiastes 1:9 says that “there is nothing new under the sun.” Everything we experience has allegedly happened before—a very relatable notion in my life—the sense of deja vu having a […]
I miss the comic conventions, the gathering of geeks, nerds, and misfits. I remember those cosplay moments, the feeling of exuberance in the convention halls. Imaginations encapsulated along the corridors […]
COVID-19 continues to affect our way of life. My brother informed me that his father-in-law passed away due to the virus. States are lifting their shelter-in-place ordinances, and people are […]
It is almost three months since my layoff due to COVID-19. For the first time, I do not have a mitigation or contingency plan for dealing with this situation. I […]
After a tumultuous year in 2019, I looked forward to the possibilities of the year 2020. The beginning of a new decade was exciting to think about. Or so I […]
My employment contract has been suspended, I am out of work for a few weeks. The Governor of Nevada just ordered all casinos and non-essential businesses to shut down for […]
It is the end of the year 2019, and another decade is coming to a close. Ten years moved like the seconds of a clock. It was taking the time […]
My cosplay for Halloween ComicFest, Red Hood the Outlaw. October 26, 2019.
This was a full year of ups and downs. We spent time visiting our favorite places, eating our favorite foods, and new faces. It was also a time of struggle […]
The year started with optimism. Things did not go as expected. The first six months were full of manipulation, lies, and betrayal. There are so many questions. I always wonder, […]
Well, it’s August. I am nearing the end of a tumultuous summer. I never envisioned these decisions having such a negative impact on my livelihood and my state of mind. […]
There’s this “Not for Profit” organization that gave me their rate for project work and then gave me excuses as to why they couldn’t pay it. It started with a […]
I sent my mother a text, “Happy Mother’s Day and Happy Birthday” last night. Her response this morning at 6:15a.m., “Thank you very much.” Then she sent, “I am not […]
A couple of weeks ago, I set up my drafting table and put together all of my art supplies. This space is becoming my sanctuary; a place where I am getting […]
A couple clips of Brian Selznick speaking at SDCC 2017 panel. He talks about his writing process and his upcoming film “Wonderstruck”.