The Move from Ruston

When I moved to Ruston, LA in September of 2003, I never dreamed I’d live there for 13-plus years — but I did. Did being the operative word. In 2012, I convinced my now wife, Allison, to move from the Washington D.C. metro to this…

Identity in Christ

Finding your identity in Christ is one of the biggest foundations of the Christian faith but often times we fail, I know I do. In 2008, I started the brand BleedTechBlue after a friend approached me. Since I have a degree in Computer Information Systems,…

iPhone 7 Plus

iPhone 7 Plus a month in

After ordering October 13, it took nearly a month for my iPhone 7 Plus to be delivered. But, man was it worth it. I’ve been using an iPhone 6 Plus since it launched in 2014. The number of people who ask me if it’s too…

My take on why America elected Trump as a third party voter

It’s the morning after Americans voted to put Donald Trump into the White House. When I woke up this morning (almost late mind you since I was up late watching the circus coverage) my daily ritual of checking social media was interesting. My Republican friends…

A strange place Louisiana is a place the nation can learn from its ways

Louisiana often is near the bottom in good things (education) and near the top in bad things (incarceration). The latter has presented an opportunity for Louisiana to do something for the people it imprisons — make them better people. Louisiana State Penitentiary (Angola for short because of…

BleedTechBlue Radio Season 8 Episode 2

Louisiana Tech opens its football season Saturday inside Joe Aillet Stadium as they face the Southern University Jaguars. Host Jonathan Ford and guest co-host Chris Brister talk about the game and its matchups with beat writer Les East of The Advocate in Baton Rouge. Tech…

Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary

Today marks the tenth anniversary of when Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Louisiana and Mississippi coasts of the Gulf of Mexico. I was raised in Southeast Louisiana and my parents and brother live in the New Orleans Metropolitan are when Katrina hit but they…

Fun times on the radio with an old friend

Wednesday I was on the radio with Sean Fox. Fox and I have known one another since high school and went to college together at Louisiana Tech. He was the host of Fox and Company a daily sports talk show on ESPN Radio 97.7 in…

BleedTechBlue Radio Season 8 Episode 1

First episode of season 8 of BleedTechBlue Radio. Time flies…