I’ve made it no secret that I barely tolerate the idea of the metaverse. It’s a digital world of manufactured scarcity and empty promises. Facebook assures us that it will blow everyone’s mind. However, I’m not buying into any of its marketing tactics. There are too many variables at play…

A boy, two girls, and a synthetic alien life-form. Nothing can stand in their way.

Swashbucklers, airships, treasures, discoveries, and an evil empire await in Skies of Arcadia. Yet, this tale of a mysterious girl and a couple of teenage pirates (read heroes) saving the world was not unique. The abundance of games released during that era featuring a similar premise was overwhelming. So, what…

Use it or Lose it!

Amazon is the wild west of internet markets. A global titan of marketing and sales that has revolutionized the industry. However, unlike its namesake, Amazon is not here to provide us with breathable air. As with any corporation, Amazon is here to generate cold hard revenue. It doesn’t care if…

Sailors from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 begin a 1.5 mile run during the Physical Fitness Assessment (PFA) (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Petty Officer Chris Fahey/Released)

It’s safe to say the novel Corona Virus has changed the course of the Navy. From captains losing their posts to travel restrictions and even class cancellations, it’s safe to say that 2020 was full of growing pains. But, no growth has hit the Navy harder than their never-ending battle…

The Navy’s cuisine is recognized worldwide for its stellar nutrition and quality. Feeding its sailors nothing short of the best food available at sea, it’s no surprise the USS Nimitz earned the 2020 Captain Edward F. Ney Memorial Food Service Award. A distinction reserved only for those who display outstanding…

Planet Earth is host to six million known parasitic organisms living within its realm. Yet, these bloodsucking, nutrient-depriving, mind-controlling, and often deadly organisms pale by comparison to human beings. After all, we exploit our home planet of resources in the name of unbridled capitalism with the hopes that we can…

Laughing, smiling, sharing experiences, and growing closer as a family sounds so enticing, especially to those coming from toxic families. Growing up on a diet of television and movies meant constant exposure to those elements. Yet, what can a young developing mind do in this scenario?

Dreaming of the perfect…

Fumbling my way through the folly of youth, I found myself constantly making mistakes. By seeking the approval of individuals who didn’t matter, I hurt the people closest to me without remorse. Little did I know that these mistakes would eventually come back to haunt me, and karma, well she…

Dash The Bomber

A Puerto Rican father, sailor, writer with a penchant for life, I base my stories on personal experiences and a jaded outlook in life. Follow me on Twitter & FB

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