Articles By WFL
A celebration of pride, and what it means to me.
It is pride month, and I can't be happier.. And more sad. I was born in June, and sharing my birth month with father's day, as well as the first day of summer, kinda bummed me out. I'm not here to talk about the reasonings there, though. I'm here to talk about what pride means […]
Job Hunting & Rejection Letters
I've been applying to jobs for a couple months now. Since I left Quincy Media, putting through job applications has been like tossing pennies into a wishing well; I've typically been applying for remote work positions, as I am not ready to move again at this time, and the competition is fierce. In round 1 […]
A Day In The Life of Will: Living with chronic pain
The Gambling on Life series may be done, but I'm still living with chronic pain. This is an account of my day, and how I managed it. I woke up at about 6 AM this morning. My girlfriend was downstairs doing laundry, and the buzzer on the dryer woke me up. I hurt, but that's […]
Living with TMJ Disorder
Do you have TMJ disorder? Do you have friends or family who do? Here's a story about living with TMJ disorder. Like many illnesses, everybody experiences different symptoms with TMJ disorder. Many of the people I know personally who suffer from TMJ disorder tend to deal with just a few simple symptoms; clicking of the […]
Documenting Depression: Highs & Lows
Jess has had a very rough week with her anxiety, BPD & depression with highs and lows. So many things can happen in a persons life that will impact them significantly. When you suffer from a combination of anxiety, BPD & depression, those significant events carry an even greater impact, creating exceptionally strong highs & […]
Ghost Recon: Wildlands - The Game I've Been Waiting For
I love open world games for one specific reason: I can do whatever I want (assuming they are done properly), however I want. Ghost Recon Wildlands, the latest in the Ghost Recon series, delivers in spades. In fact, it delivers the game I’ve been wanting to pay for years; An open-world shooter that allows you […]
Watercolor & Website Design: The future works of WFL
It hasn't been that long since my last redesign, but I decided that, with my new pursuits, a website redesign was prudent. As was shown in my 605 gallery exhibit post, I've begun investing time in watercolor. Website designs such as this have seemingly dropped out of favor for many, instead focusing on HTML5 canvas minimal […]
The 605 Gallery Exhibit: Gargantula
A Treatise On These Pieces: Not long ago, I decided to get into traditional media. I grabbed my favorite pens, purchased some watercolor pencils, and got to work. These 4 pieces are the very first pieces I produced. While I make no claims of being a great artist, clearly they get chuckles, and I'm all […]
Don Hertzfeldt's "It's Such A Beautiful Day"
Never has a film had such profound impact in my life. Never has a film stirred me so deep in my mind and heart. Never has a film like Don Hertzfeldt's "It's Such a Beautiful Day" spoke to me. I woke up this morning to perform a routine. I checked news. I had a smoke. […]
The Quincy, IL Storm of July 13, 2015: 3 Days Later
Below you'll find photos taken 3 days later from the Quincy, IL Storm of July 13, 2015. Feel free to share these and republish; Credit and a link back would be appreciated.