Off the Record

It’s been a long time since I’ve last written. There’s so much that has happened that I feel like I’m going to forget to mention something. At the same time I felt like nothing real notable has happened. Still, I miss the writing process and here I am once again at it. Tino getting aContinue reading “Off the Record”

Captain’s Blog: Stardate 10202022.1

Change is a seductive mistress. She frequently tempts me with alluring visions of possible alternate futures. I sometimes can’t help but to be mesmerized by her enchanting beauty. However, like anything worth having in this universe, there’s always a cost. A few days ago, I seriously entertained the prospect of adding a new officer toContinue reading “Captain’s Blog: Stardate 10202022.1”

Counselor Troi’s Office: Session 2

A post where I roleplay counseling myself Me He (William) can’t be emotionally reassuring. It’s a logic equation for him. I mean…ok he did reassure me physically a bit and tried to be reassuring but he’s just ill-equipped. He’s very clunky at it. Troi A lot of guys don’t try to be emotionally reassuring atContinue reading “Counselor Troi’s Office: Session 2”

Captain’s Blog:Stardate 092202022.2

Given that space can be a hostile environment, I decided to meet up with a group of strangers to possibly have them become Federation allies (friends). The idea to meet these particular individuals came to me based on meetups suggested by holonovelist kurzgesagt (a YouTuber) Things didn’t really play out how I hoped…. I arrivedContinue reading “Captain’s Blog:Stardate 092202022.2”

Counselor Troi’s Office: Session 1

Listen to this episode I’m trying out a new thing here where I act as my own therapist because I haven’t been able to find a good real therapist. The first two sessions will be about William but I will talk about other things as well in the future. Me: I don’t know why IContinue reading “Counselor Troi’s Office: Session 1”

Captain’s Blog Stardate 09072022.7

Listen to this episode One thing I’ve learned out here in the universe is that the trial never ends. Life seems to continuously dole out challenges and lessons. Though things have been relatively good for me of late, it’s been difficult for some of those within my circle. There continues to be a hemorrhaging ofContinue reading “Captain’s Blog Stardate 09072022.7”

Off The Record

(A more extemporaneous entry) Listen to this episode The last few days have been wild! On Saturday morning, I decided to go to Tilden Park with my daughter (the boys didn’t want to come) near Berkeley (~100miles away). The park is a massive nature preserve with a lot to do. On the drive, Bella andContinue reading “Off The Record”

Captain’s Blog: Stardate 08172022.5

Listen to this episode Today marks my 41st anniversary (birthday) as a Starfleet officer. I’m at about the halfway point of my journey. I’ve faced many challenges on this voyage and I’ve also had many successes. Looking back where I’ve been, where I’m at and where I want to be, I hope the next 41,Continue reading “Captain’s Blog: Stardate 08172022.5”

Captain’s Blog Stardate 08152022.7

Listen to Episode All my Starfleet (university) training, work experience and other interpersonal interactions hadn’t quite prepared me for how some people can behave at times. Otherwise intelligent and warm individuals can become toxic , distant and behave in otherwise irrational ways. Admiral William and I had a falling out. As I stated in aContinue reading “Captain’s Blog Stardate 08152022.7”

Captain’s Blog Stardate 08102022.4

Listen to this episode As a young cadet (kid), I was so eager to join Starfleet. Back then, I used to dream of making big changes that would make the galaxy a better place. As I’ve grown older, I’ve come to realize that large substantive change is so much harder than I could’ve imagined. AtContinue reading “Captain’s Blog Stardate 08102022.4”