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5 Questions for Christian Conservatives

I realize that most of the questions I ask in this post are assumptive. My goal in writing this isn’t to point fingers, but to actually understand. In today’s climate where accusations are the first response, I’m trying to legitimately understand the viewpoints of my Christian Conservative friends. Full disclosure, I am a Christian and […]

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A New Journey at Finder.com

I remember about 5 years ago, I was building themes for StudioPress. I had near daily meetings with wonderful people like Brian, Rafal, and Lauren. That was the last time I worked on a product. For the last 5 years since that time I’ve worked exclusively in client services. At first this was nice, but […]

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Black Lives Matter

The United States of America burns, and if you didn’t see it coming then you weren’t paying attention. Before you berate me for “justifying” violence, hear me out. For starters, I don’t agree with looting. I don’t agree with violence against innocent people. Yet, in this day, I completely understand it. Setting aside all conspiracy […]

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The Good Side of Pendulum Swings

I used to hate that I’d jump from creative explosion to near-dormant existence (one might argue that I’m currently in the latter stage). Still, the “pendulum swing”, as some may call it, was alive and visibly well. Then one day, it all stopped. I burnt out. I couldn’t quite put my finger on why, but […]

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A Survival Guide to Full-Time Freelancing with No Savings

Recently, I was put in a position (through my own doing) of full-time freelancing with absolutely no preparation or savings to support it. I know what you’re thinking, “No savings? That’s insane.” You’re absolutely right — it is insane. What follows is not an endorsement of jumping into the deep end without a life-jacket (although maybe it […]