I am a freelance writer and adjunct professor in Oklahoma City. Since 2007, I have published more than 1,000 pieces in several categories, but the focus has usually been lifestyle (especially wine and food), religion and politics. In 2011, I moved to downtown OKC full time, and have become a hyperlocal resident of a booming city. I live in a modest apartment in a 50-year-old, high-rise apartment complex, as befits a freelance writer. My roommate is a bartender, which makes sense, because I have one of the few jobs that allow concurrent working and drinking–not the professor gig.
The professor gig consists of teaching composition and humanities classes at a private, regional, liberal arts university, and philosophy and humanities classes at a university-affiliated community college. I started teaching college in 2006, the semester after completing a graduate religion degree.
The site will function both as a blog for immediate issues or writings that are less formal than what I do for magazines and clients locally/nationally. Additionally, I will use it as a repository for work published elsewhere, including uncut pieces that were published in shorter form in print.