“It’s not a good time for Belgian-style monastic beers. Spencer came along at the wrong time.”

Currently reading: The Long Land War by Jo Guldi 📚

Really nice conversation today with my editor (and good friend) about my book. I’ve set myself a deadline of July 1 to hand off the revised draft.

My daughter, waking up from her nap, always brings a book down from her room but then just leaves it on the kitchen counter.

It’s the equivalent of me packing more than one book in my bag because I “might have time to read it.”


Major flight delay. Time for another one.

Heading home after a wonderful visit to Virginia.


I live and work on lands represented by Native Nations whose sovereignty, governance, and treaty lands existed long before the state of Nebraska and Virginia. These Nations include the Očhéthi Šakówiŋ, Umoⁿhoⁿ, and Manahoac Nations.