My First Lecture

(An abridged and altered version of what I presented to Mrs. Vanbuskirk and the summer PN class of 2019. Based on The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch.) When I started thinking about writing my lecture, I realized that I only had one childhood dream. I’ve had that dream since I was ten; maybe younger, and it … Continue reading My First Lecture


When your thoughts are all swirling around so fast, you can’t make sense of them; it’s like a huge piece of modern art. Swirls of intense, confusing colors, blotches of blood red so deep it hurts to look. Gaping holes of untouched canvas, where the questions were never answered. Unfinished edges, because the story isn’t … Continue reading Canvas