Archive for From the Mind of Brian

Playing With Fire #photography

I haven’t been spending a lot of time writing recently, but I have been taking a lot of pictures. Maybe I can fix my lack of writing by talking about photography. Over the past year, my favorite photographic subjects have been on fire …

… don’t worry, they were supposed to be on fire …

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Eugie, Tom, Creation and Connection

I’ve thought a lot recently about connecting with people. Some of this comes from working with technology, but a lot of it comes from two recent deaths. One connected to me through his voice, another connected to me through her words. Both haunt me in weird ways. Read more

Georgia and the so-called ‘Preservation of Religious Freedom Act’

To: Representative Tom Kirby (GA District 114) and Senator Bill Cowsert (GA District 46):

As my elected representatives, I am asking that you vote against the ‘Preservation of Religious Freedom Act’ currently under review by the House and Senate Judiciary Committees (HB 1023 and SB 377) if it comes to a general vote. These bills are similar to a bill recently voted on in Arizona. I believe these bills are in conflict with the Constitutions of the Unites States and the State of Georgia, which make them indefensible in a court of law. Read more

Raiders of the Lost Septum

It’s been one week since I had my sinus surgery. Things aren’t exactly back to normal, but I am on the less-stuffy road to recovery.

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Fantastic Voyage 2: My Nose

After several days of ice and snow in Atlanta, most people are ready to get out of the house. For me, it’s practice for being a couch potato as I recover from surgery.

Nobody panic … it’s not a big deal. I’m just paying a medical professional to pick my nose.

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Endings

The beginning of the year is a weird time to think about endings. Hard to tell if that’s bad luck or perfect timing. Read more