But, It Won’t Always Be This Way: A Testament to Depression

The morning light filters in your window as your alarm clock loudly announces the coming of another day. You swat at the snooze button, silently begging for only a few more moments of peace. Sleep is the only escape you’ve found these days, though you never feel rested. Once you’ve opened your eyes, you stay bundled under … More But, It Won’t Always Be This Way: A Testament to Depression

Album Review: SPiVEY – ‘Chief’s Hideout’

If you haven’t heard, Lubbock’s one-man band has a new EP. That’s right, folks, SPiVEY has new music that you should be listening to. While Chief’s Hideout was released in December of 2016, I feel that it hasn’t garnered the attention it deserves. I’m not just saying that because SPiVEY is one of the coolest … More Album Review: SPiVEY – ‘Chief’s Hideout’

Saturday Stanzas (Vol. 2): Seasonal Discourse

Welcome to this week’s installment of Saturday Stanzas. I’m very late at posting this, but sometimes life gets busy. However, there’s still a few hours of Saturday left, so not all hope for today’s poetry is lost. (Note: Because of this week’s content there will be four poems instead of six) Autumnal Odes The earth … More Saturday Stanzas (Vol. 2): Seasonal Discourse

At the Bar: Treating My Mental Health With CrossFit

I know what you’re thinking, “Please, God, not another CrossFit post.” But this one is going in a different direction, so just hear me out. Instead of your usual workout specs and nutrition values, I want to talk about CrossFit and mental health. Granted, on a normal day, you might not find many people putting … More At the Bar: Treating My Mental Health With CrossFit

Confessions of a First-Time Children’s Book Writer

If you would have told me a year ago that I’d take on a freelance project to write a non-fiction children’s book, I would have laughed. I’ve never thought of myself as the children’s book writing type. I’ve spent most of my life writing poetry only a handful of people will read and a long … More Confessions of a First-Time Children’s Book Writer