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April 6, 2016

If you’re not sure what you’re seeing in that picture, let me explain it to you. That’s my daughter and I in the orchestra for a performance of Hamilton: An American Musical; Lin-Manuel Miranda’s amazing, hip-hop-infused bio-musical on the life of Alexander Hamilton (and the founding of our nation). You can tell from our faces,…

April 4, 2016

Hey kids, guess what I just got?!? The final back cover blurb for GRAYSON RISING, that’s what! Want to check it out? Here you go: My name is Grayson Guinness. The childhood I thought I had? That was a lie. The family I thought I knew? That was a lie, too. There’s nobody left to…

March 2, 2016

We had a kind of odd Leap Day celebration this year at OST (the company where I spend my working hours) – we ran a one-day-only pop-up restaurant from within our headquarters in Grand Rapids. I know what you’re thinking: “Wait, what?” I’ll say it again. We served breakfast and lunch to nearly 80 customers,…

February 11, 2016

Winter is here, at last, and as the primary snow shoveler in my family, let me say I’m none too happy about it. The past week brought me a foot of snow, and it’s not gonna shovel itself. Staring out my kitchen window at twelve heavy inches of snow burying my driveway, it was daunting…

January 11, 2016

We’re in the home stretch here. It’s been more than three years of work, but we’re approaching an official release date for GRAYSON RISING. As we hop through the final hoops between now and a release date, I’ll be sure to keep you updated.