Is It Truly a Wasted Vote?

DISCLAIMER: I have been a libertarian voter since the first election I voted in 2008.I am actually an unaffiliated voter here in NC, because even though I like most of the ideals of the Libertarian party, some of their candidates can be little crazy. However, I’m not here to convince you that the only hope for… Continue Reading


It’s Alive! ALIIIIIIIIIVVVVVEEE!!!

So the first episode of The Long Road Podcast is now live!  We recorded the first episode on Sunday and it officially went live in the wee hours on Monday morning. At the writing of this post, we were up to 66 plays on Soundcloud and 13 plays on YouTube!  It’s been pretty exciting so… Continue Reading


Lessons Learned as a New Fire Chief

On October 10, 2015, I was made fire chief of my fire department, Shooting Creek Volunteer Fire and Rescue. I have held leadership positions in the past, but nothing could have prepared me for stepping into this role. At 26, many of the members think I am too young to hold this position, despite all… Continue Reading