Pandemic Update: August Alsina, #DearNurses, & RED Dragon-X

These are the times. If I could bottle it for you best I could, it would a goodbye. On a good day she smiles one last time as I wave her off. If I am lucky I get an “I

Fears, hopes, & enduring coronavirus

A few weeks ago I took my camera, walked outside and asked strangers questions about their hopes and fears during this unprecedented time. Although this was shot before quarantines, social distancing, and stay-in-place orders became commonplace, I was able to

Always outdoors in Utah

Greetings from Utah! Yesterday we had a beautiful day in Millcreek Canyon in Salt Lake City. Twenty minutes in any direction we have access to the forest, the desert, the mountains, the snow in September. At least every other day

Why I quit social media

I’m not posting on social media going forward. Design of a platform shapes the kind of content we create. I want to step out of this ad-driven merry-go round. To stay in touch, please subscribe to my personal newsletter @

A path – short film

We went on Wasatch hike and I took the Scarlet-W with me. 

My next thing

This week, I’m excited to announce my next thing. Deltree’s mission was always “to move you.” For nearly a decade we produced stories and digital experiences for impact. Propelled by the viral 50 People, 1 Question series, we produced in

The end of the WWW?

This headline is not clickbait. Trump’s FCC chair openly states he wants to destroy net neutrality and his past voting confirms that, as an Obama FCC commissioner. This looming loss of freedom stems from a willful and ignorant belief: Capitalism

Reflecting at #StudioBe for MLK day

Reflecting at #StudioBe for MLK day. The cause, is the cause of our time. BMike’s stunning art left my eyes glazed and soul searching for more purpose. Still, #wewantjustice and we got work to do. The prize is the people.

Every American will be a healthcare disaster waiting to happen.

We spend almost 10K per capita in America on healthcare. Over 17 percent of our GDP. More than double than Germany and all other major economies. Yet, we barely edge out Cuba in life expectancy and fall low on the

America needs cannabis advocacy funding, ASAP.

The LA Times posted a much-needed flare piece citing some emergent research out of Washington given their recent deregulation of cannabis. “Across the country, there has been a decreased perception of risk associated with marijuana among adolescents,” says study leader