Articles Read More in 2017

Read More in 2017

With the installation of a president I do not support and women on seven continents protesting said installation who I stand with, I turned inward to my own journey and what it took to get me here. Sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves. We’re so concerned about what is going on outside, in …

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Articles #RatedNC2017: Create an Original Domain Name

#RatedNC2017: Create an Original Domain Name

I have been designing websites since 1998, when it was GeoCities and not Yahoo! GeoCities. I learned how to code in HTML, all on my own. My very first website was *NSYNC Revolution, a fansite about the boy band *NSYNC. I was constantly at odds with my family because if someone picked up the house …

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Articles Send and receive emails through Gmail

Send and receive emails through Gmail

Another perusal of my files yielded this tutorial I’d been working on since July 2015. All screenshots and information are valid as of the published date. One of my favorite features of Gmail is the fact that you can send emails from other accounts without having to login to them. I like to have vanity …

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Articles The Killers: Insert “Killing” Cliche Here

The Killers: Insert “Killing” Cliche Here

An edited version was published in the April 2, 2005 edition of College of Southern Nevada’s Coyote Press. What if I told you that there’s a song on Top 40 radio dedicated to our humble town? “Somebody told me/that you had a boyfriend/that looked like a girlfriend/that I had in February of last year.” Who …

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Articles You Know You’ve Been Watching Too Much of The Alliance of Destiny When…

You Know You’ve Been Watching Too Much of The Alliance of Destiny When…

You call your teachers “Professor Smith” or “Professor Jones” when a simple “Mr. Smith” or “Mrs. Jones” will suffice. You believe Voldemort is in the shrimp dimension. You believe love conquers all. You get migraines and scream “Department of Mysteries!” You eyeball a blond father and son when you’re shopping and think they’re Lucius and …

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Articles Sirius, We Hardly Knew Thee

Sirius, We Hardly Knew Thee

Dear Mr. Sirius Black, This is it, I guess. This is farewell, goodbye, adieu. I’m ready to let you go now. I wept like a baby when I saw the image of you in my head fall behind the veil at the Department of Mysteries in Order of the Phoenix. I swear. Little tears squeaked …

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Articles Why Do All the Good Girls Want the Bad Boys?

Why Do All the Good Girls Want the Bad Boys?

In 2004, I was contacted to assist in the promotion as well as providing content for HPWizardry.com (now defunct). This was one of the articles I submitted for it. Jo Rowling answered a very valid obsession sweeping this world she created with some very sound advice at the most recent Edinburgh Book Festival. “Go for …

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