How I Picked Up A Pencil And Began The Climb Out Of Depression

Captain America Bear by Nick Davis

Captain America Bear by Nick Davis

Miss America Bunny by Nick Davis

Miss America Bunny by Nick Davis

Let’s start this post with some good news – I am now a Certified Grumbacher Acrylic Instructor which means sometime in the near future I will be teaching art and the use of Acrylic’s at a Michael’s Craft Store near you. I started the journey to become an instructor for a very specific reason, I wanted to pass on what art has done for me and how it helped me. Continue reading

How I would have written Clara Oswin Oswald the ‘new’ Doctor Who Companion

Dr-ClaraNow I’m not really what you would call a huge fan of Doctor Who, its a fun series to watch and it has been really cool seeing a revival of TV series I watched when I was kid; but it’s not really high up on my must watch chart. I have though seen a lot of Doctor Who as my wife is a born-again Whovian and seen some pretty good episodes. Sadly this entire recent season of Doctor Who has been lacking something… Continue reading

Selective Outrage in the face of the tragic Benghazi Embassy Attack… Did they forget?

largeThis has been driving me nuts in the last few days… We have seen a resurgence in the outrage propagated by certain media outlets over the Benghazi Embassy attack that resulted in the tragic death of four of its officials. While it is certain there is a huge mix-up of information about who perpetrated the attack, it is certain the only real conclusion is this was a tragedy. Continue reading

The Truth of what the Taliban really fears… Education is enlightenment the courageous story of Malala Yousafzai

The Truth of what the Taliban really fear

The Truth of what the Taliban really fear

This is the courageous story of Malala Yousafzai, the girl who the Taliban shot in the head for going to school. This is what the Taliban really fears education, you educate and that leads to enlightenment, and enlightenment means they cannot keep power over you using fear and ignorance. This is the Truth of what the Taliban fear and what they, and any other religious extremist or ideology represents. Learn more after the jump. Continue reading

Well… Now that I am 40 I guess I should grow up now, right?

Come dream with me...

So this be 40?

It is hard to imagine that today is my 40th Birthday, that I’ve been on this Planet this long and somehow through all my misadventures managed to live this long, and to have a life. You see even now I cannot see myself as 40 years of age, we all carry with us a certain mental age image in our head of how we look and act. Most of the time this mental age image has us in our perpetual mid-twenties, but now I am at an age were we should be all grown up and building on the successes of our thirties… How did I get here? Continue reading