Category: Personal

Video Games as an Adult - Balancing Video Games with Life

Balancing Video Games with Work, Parenting, and Life

Video games when you’re a kid or a teenager are just about the best thing ever.  They are a medium with nearly unlimited potential to provide entertainment, foster social connections with others, and allow us to experience alternate realities we could otherwise only dream of.  There are breathtaking worlds to explore, interesting… Read More

Financial Independence

My Thoughts About FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) – Forget Frugal, Be Savvy!

Retiring at age 30 with enough money to live off of forever?  Why not, sounds great!  This is the basis of the FIRE movement, which is an acronym for Financial Independence and Retire Early. The New American Dream It’s a movement and lifestyle that has been quickly sweeping across America and especially… Read More

Jobs I've Had Work I've Done Part 4

The Jobs I’ve Had, The Work I’ve Done: Part 4 – The “This Is Adult Life Now” Years

We’ve come to the last installment in the jobs I’ve had and the work I’ve done series!  We covered my entire work history through my teens and early adult years, but now it’s time to look at the work that led up to my current position I have today. Let’s take one… Read More

The Jobs I’ve Had, The Work I’ve Done: Part 3 – The Transition Years

Welcome to another installment of the jobs I’ve had, the work I’ve done series.  This time we’ll cover the years that I slowly transitioned out of my professional video game audio career towards new avenues. This was a difficult period of time that was filled with lots of doubts, fears, changes, and… Read More

Voting for the First Time Ever

I’m Voting for the First Time Ever This Year and You Should Too

This year I’ll be voting for the first time ever in the upcoming mid-term elections. After some introspection and reflection over the past two years, it’s long overdue. Why the wait? I just never believed in voting. I felt my vote was meaningless. That the money of politicians overruled the public voice.… Read More