On assignment, I attended Flagstaff’s annual Fourth of July Parade. In the days leading up to the parade, a few friends of mine and I had expressed our feelings of disdain for our country, the ways in which our president and his administration use their powers, subvert the truth and, despite that, seek adulation from… Read More Happy Fourth. America First.
Earlier this year I submitted a few stories to the Arizona Press Club’s 2017 Writing and Design Competition. From its website: The Arizona Press Club is a nonprofit organization of professional reporter, editors, photographers and designers from publications across the state. our goal is to promote excellence in journalism through an annual contest, training seminars, scholarships… Read More Arizona Press Club Awards, Spent Saints review
I’m pleased to announce my short story “Man and Beast or: Ernest Hemingway Went Fishing One Day” has been published with Flash Fiction Magazine. … Read More “Man and Beast or: Ernest Hemingway Went Fishing One Day” publication with Flash Fiction Magazine
Note: This year has been full of accomplishments, creative, professional and personal. I worked as the director of multimedia at The Lumberjack, I graduated from Northern Arizona University, I traveled to Maine for a summer job and I eventually landed a job at FlagLive! I had my first short story “Like a First Kiss” published with LingoBites and… Read More Embrace the Uncertainty
On Sept. 5, President Donald Trump announced that the US would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Implementation, however, has been delayed for up to six months to give Congress time to work on a new immigration policy. DACA was founded by the Obama administration in June 2012 and protected certain illegal… Read More Defend DACA protest in Flagstaff
President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday Aug. 22. Despite the 100-degree heat, thousands of individuals attended the event, with supporters and protesters meeting in the downtown Phoenix area early afternoon Tuesday. The rally comes a week after Mr. Trump’s controversial comments regarding the violence… Read More Trump Rally in Phoenix Draws Heat
Working at Camp Skylemar is a full-time gig. Often, I am unsure of what day it is, as weekends do not exist on camp schedule. On a typical day, we are up by 7am and in bed at around midnight, sometimes later. Despite the long hours, I am thriving, constantly at work which is good,… Read More Maine/Massachusetts Photography