and OTHER ASSORTED PASTRIES. *sneezes, wipes snot on sleeve* *looks around* *at least 3 people saw*   Wow, let me just start by saying that I am back from a hiatus that included a very large portion of time spent on, well, life and stuff. Yup. Life and stuff. You know how you sometimes have … More HOLY CANNOLI


Crawling. Speed crawling. With fervor. It is a crawl that I have come to enjoy, but a crawl nevertheless. Ready for a break and to see the family, and t0 come back running toward college life with a crazed and ceaseless passion. Loving what I do, and extremely grateful for all of the opportunities being … More Alive

Like Father Like Son

  Not too shabby for an old guy 😉   Congrats on doing what most people would only ever talk about, and for making a dream a reality. That takes some serious guts. Looking forward to hearing your stories in person, but until then, work on that tan. ❤

Frontiers In Optics/Laser Science Presentation

Public transportation, Dr. Michio Kaku, seven Nobel Laureates, a light-up lanyard, and a cool badge. Oh, and rain. Lots of rain. Had an amazing time at this event the other day celebrating the Optical Society of America’s 100th Anniversary in downtown Rochester. Got the pleasure of hearing an amazing presentation and getting exposed to what’s … More Frontiers In Optics/Laser Science Presentation

Almost There!

A special happy birthday/update post for my awesome dad as he approaches the end of his journey! Couldn’t be more proud/impressed of you for doing this, especially with your knees  😉  Enjoy the rest of the ride!    

Not in Kansas Anymore!

Toto has since passed away from heat exhaustion and extensive cardiovascular stress, but my dad is still chugging along through the heart of our nation! Always in our thoughts pops, keep up the great work! “The mountains are calling, and I must go.”