Alternate Timeline: Colorado

In our timeline, Colorado became the 38th state of the United States in 1876. The Centennial State. In an alternate timeline, changes big and small would make the Colorado we know and love an unrecognizable place. What sort of changes? The state is called Jefferson. The state slogan? "Moving on Up." The town of Fruita … Continue reading Alternate Timeline: Colorado


People on the Highway

There's an on-ramp about four minutes into my drive to work every day that causes within me great anxiety. Every morning. I'm already on the highway and make sure I'm in the far left lane so I don't get hit by the very big trucks or very tiny sedans that are racing eachother to join … Continue reading People on the Highway

Liner Notes

For the Band “What does this mean?” the guitarist asked the lead singer. “It means that you should make your guitar go wingy wingy wingy right about here.” The lead singer answered. “What does that mean?” the guitarist was unsure what ‘wingy wingy wingy’ could be. “Try taking your guitar and winging out of the … Continue reading Liner Notes

Archives: Carter and the Will

I drove for six hours today. My wife was in and out of sleep in the passenger seat of the car. The kids were asleep for two hours, talked for thirty minutes, and then went to play on their tablets because staring at the splendor of the countryside of Wyoming is awe-inspiring for a good … Continue reading Archives: Carter and the Will

Additional Corrections to Previous Content

The following points are to clarify and correct previous inaccuracies in content posted to this site:   3DPrinted business cards are annoying. This stands in contrast to the original statement that they are “dope”. Do not under any circumstance try to capture a penguin. They are litigious. Sports reporters are not defeated by garlic. The … Continue reading Additional Corrections to Previous Content

Carl the Stargazer

Carl was really good at two things; creating uncomfortable silences and stargazing. One of these skills was profitable and the other really dug into profit potential. He brought up that last point often at parties before shuffling his feet and leaving the conversation. Stargazing was how Carl made a fortune. He found things in the … Continue reading Carl the Stargazer

Must Haves: Professional Advice

I switched jobs recently.   I went from a long established company to a small firm that is going through major growth. It is very exciting stuff, but most of the standard tools I know and love are unavailable and there are 1/4 of the people, so I'm needing to learn some new things. In this … Continue reading Must Haves: Professional Advice