Email Templates

In my time at Blue State Digital, I learned a great deal about building HTML emails. At first, they were hard projects to get into! Email isn’t quite up to date with the latest HTML standards and many people still...

Southern California

Backyard Roller Coasters

In this issue of "that's not okay," I rant on and share a few videos related to Backyard Roller Coasters, an invisible phenomena that could probably harm children mentally or physically.

Amtrak Overnight - A review

Cross-Country: Day 4

Today is the fourth of my four-day railway trip across the United States. I arrived in Los Angeles this morning for a layover before the final leg of the trip, going down the Pacific coast and arriving in San Diego...

Cross-Country: Day 3

Today is the third of my four-day railway trip across the United States. I woke up on the train today to see Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. This portion of the trip was taken on the Southwest Chief train.

Cross-Country: Day 2

Today is the second of my four-day railway trip across the United States. I spent several hours on layover in Chicago, leaving to see Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, and Kansas. This portion of the trip was taken on the Southwest Chief...

Cross-Country: Day 1

Today is the first of my four-day railway trip across the United States. I left my Virginia home for Washington DC, to see Maryland, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania. This portion of the trip was taken on the Northeast Regional and...

Cross-Country: Preface

About four years ago, I stood on the crumbling Fredericksburg station waiting for the southbound train to Newport News. I was about to start my first job as a lifeguard in Virginia Beach and it was my first time ever...

Some Canadian Gems

In months past, I frequently browsed amongst a site called Southern Souls. It’s a website dedicated to showcasing musicians in Southern Ontario playing their music in a more intimate setting. I’ve found a treasure chest full of talent on this...