Misadventures in the Dark

Governor appoints first woman, Anne Marie Hastings Doramus, to full term on Game and Fish Commission

Stop the presses. Gov. Asa Hutchinson has appointed a woman to the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, long the almost exclusive province of great white male hunters.
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Exes and Oh's

Mary Chapin Carpender, an under-rated songwriter, said it best, "Is it too much to demand, I want a full house and a rock and roll band, pens that won't run out of ink, cool quiet, and time to think.


Well, it's been a while. The following was written on February 8th.

White Flag.

After reading my last blog, my dad emailed me and noted two short words: Red flag.

How to Lose a Girl in Ten Texts

So no one is perfect and I get that and all, but sometimes you meet (or re-meet) someone pretty fantastic.

Trick or Tramp

All of my friends dress like hookers and chances are, yours do too. Halloween.

Give Up the Ghost

In early ’07, when I frequented bars more regularly, I found myself finishing a beer alone as my friend had to leave hurriedly and unexpectedly.

Punch Out

Today, while visiting with Wes on my lunch break, I solicited his opinion of what my next blog topic should surround.

Super-Gluing the Pieces.

I am super-gluing the pieces. Difficult but necessary.

Love Languages

There are a few things I love, made sweeter when grouped together. For example, I love the beach, a really good pina colada, and good music.

By the time I recognize this moment, this moment will be gone...

What you are about to read is your future…   The dynamics of who I am have not altered much since birth.

The Dumbest Words Ever Uttered... (a tribute)

“Sentimental music has this great way of taking you back somewhere at the same time it takes you forward, so you feel nostalgic and hopeful at the same time.” Nick Hornby (High Fidelity)   Thursday evening, June 25th, I joined my friend Kelly (and two others who shall remain nameless to protect their reputation) at a local pub for dinner and a beer.

Meeting the Man of My Dreams...

Last Wednesday, my buddy Jeff hooked me up with tickets to see “The Who’s Tommy” at the Arkansas Repertory Theatre.

Show Me the Money.

You’re walking down the street and you see a person drop a $50 dollar bill on the ground.

Public Restroom Stall Selection

Years ago, my good friend Jeff posed the following question to several while soliciting response in efforts to compile a statistical report:   “When using a public restroom, which stall do you typically select and why?”   So, I thieved his idea and presented this question to several.

If Wishes Were Kisses...We’d All Have Mono

Last Monday evening, my friend January and I joined my buddy Ryan and two of his buddies at a local Mexican restaurant in honor of Cinco de Mayo.

What Happens in Chicago...

Tomorrow afternoon, I will be flying to Chicago on work related business. I haven’t been to Chicago since February of 2008.

They would do it for you...

I made a mistake last Sunday. I received fair warning.

The Psycho Shower Story.

Last Thursday evening, I stayed up ridiculously late with Steven. It isn’t uncommon for us to stay up watching movies or talking as we are both nocturnal, however, this particular night, we were awake later, or earlier, depending on how you want to look at it, than normal.

Be a Fountain, Not a Drain

My mother once said, “Be a fountain, not a drain,” a phrase surely quoted before her though I cannot state by whom.