The "New Normal" 

I should really call it the "new abnormal" considering there's really nothing about me that has ever been "normal." What does normal even mean anyway? For me normal has always been the status quo, and I can't say I've ever…

My Facebook Fiasco!!!

I fucking hate Facebook most of the time. Seriously, the only reason I'm on there is to connect with people through my art and music, otherwise it's just a bombardment of answers to questions I've never asked. I'm introverted by…

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Aaaaand...ACTION!



A couple weeks ago I started doing a government funded self management course for people who suffer from chronic health conditions. If you've known me for any period of time you would know that I have fibromyalgia plus have been…
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Caught The Bug


I don't know if you know this about me, but Captain Picard from Star Trek: The Next Generation is my childhood hero, so naturally I'm super stoked for his return to the small screen in the upcoming spin off series …
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It's Lame AF And I Don't Like It


The mind is willing, not only willing but eager and bursting with ideas. However my body is uncooperative. I still have very limited energy reserves. Every day I tell myself, "today is the day I start working in something again,"…
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Rewiring Childhood

I haven't done anything artistically significant (by my own definition) in a while. Some might argue that working as a concept illustrator on Arrow for the past 2 years and and playing a show this past weekend are artistically significant…
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Mind Your Own Business



"Mind Your Own Business" was the topic of discussion this week in one of my recovery groups. I can't tell you specifically which fellowship it is because we agree to a policy anonymity. What I will say is the thing…
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Ups & Downs


Owning my feelings and mental illness empowers me to make changes when I feel like I am ready to.
"Life is full of ups and downs" is what I tell myself when I'm in a slump. I find it helps…
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Remembering My Dearly Departed


I'm definitely experiencing grief right now. My Mummo, Meimi Lahti died April 3, 2019. She was 91 and had lived a good long life. While I am very sad that I'll never see her in this physical life again her…
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Borg Queen Resurrected

If you follow me and my artistic adventures, you may have noticed that my online activity substantially decreased. I'll be honest, I really hate social media and I only use it to connect with fans. I've had to put Borg…
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This Is Why

So if you follow this blog I wanna say thanks and provide and explanation for not posting for several months. There's a big long story as to why but the short answer is I've been battling ongoing depression and PTSD…