Human Again

The virtualization of my world began in an unlikely place: summer camp.  I had just graduated high school and I was ready to make a positive impact on the campers.  During our limited down-time as counselors, we would retreat to a lounge, to talk away from the campers.  We loved the kids, but sometimes you want [...]

Celebrity

I have always been mindful of the changes around me.  My personal perspective leans on the idea that  people change based on their surroundings.  The people that influence your behavior come in many forms.  When I was growing up, my influences were a good balance of secular and religious.  My peers helped me understand what was considered “cool” and later [...]

Breakroom

Figures motionless Silently absorbed by the digital world Trapped in a trance Blue light keeping their attention A polite farewell breaks the emptiness The only proof of verbal abilities Released from the zombie state, momentarily Forced my an ancient code to respond A code that has faded into history

Movie Magic

I just finished watching The Greatest Showman again and I get something new from it every time.  This time was a thought about how the children in the movie really made an impact on the confidence of the performers.  Even in the modern and progressive time that we currently live, we find similar separation.  The idea of someone or [...]