• 2016 Year in Review

    For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.” -Proverbs 23:7 KJV In January, my wife’s grandmother, Helen, died and my Grandpa Stauffer started to get sick. My oldest daughter turned 12 and my wife took her to Universal Studios. […]

  • Things I Want You to Know About Life

    My mom wrote this recently when the power was off. She had, “no WiFi, & time to reflect.” Power is off and sensors are beeping. So here goes: Things I want you to know about Life It can change in an instant. Don’t wait to do the things you love. Don’t waste time on things […]

  • Virtual Reality’s Mainstream Moment: Ready Player One

    I remember it like it was yesterday: March 28, 2015, the day Ready Player One and its corresponding virtual reality (VR) game, The Oasis, were simultaneously released. While it is true that Avatar 2 released its own VR game months earlier in 2007 it wasn’t until Ready Player One’s “The Oasis” that VR games were […]