Athena in Progress

On top of my full-time job writing about B2B tech focusing on CIO strategy, digital transformation, ERP, supply chain, sustainability, and ESG, I maintain Athena in Progress and Writeropolis Media, and publish new episodes of the City of Writers podcast.

Currently working on:

  • Refreshing my sites after downsizing in early 2023.
  • Preparing content for season 3 of City of Writers.

Short-Term Plans:

Long-Term Plans:

  • Attend a CCW class with my mother.
  • Exploring Writeropolis Media as a paying publication.
  • Clearing out my storage drive of assorted ideas.
  • Create an LLC.
  • Self-publish my three poetry collections: Regina, Ars Amatoria, and Roadside Afflictions.
  • Visit the California missions. These are what’s left: San Antonio de Padua, San Miguel Arcángel, San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, La Purísima Concepción, Santa Inés, Santa Barbara, San Gabriel Arcángel, San Juan Capistrano.


  • Attend my first Oogie Boogie Bash at Disney California Adventure: completed October 2023.
  • Catalogue my dad’s vinyl records: completed September 2023.
  • Visit Hearst Castle: completed August 2023.
  • Reconfiguring the content calendar for my sites: completed June 2023.
  • Finishing my Media Writing Essentials certificate at the New School x Rolling Stone: completed April 2023.
  • Visit San Buenaventura: completed November 2022
  • Visit San Fernando Rey de España: Completed October 2022
  • Dive into my Anaphora Arts residency: completed August 2022
  • Purchasing a pro account at SoundCloud: completed August 2020
  • What to focus on for a Writeropolis YouTube and/or podcast: completed July 2020
  • Building a Silent Book Club for Las Vegas: completed July 2020
  • Writing a tutorial on utilizing WordPress multisite for a fanlisting collective as I’ve done with Sunday Blues: completed May 2020
  • Finish reposting content from the previous incarnation of Raconteuse: completed February 2020
  • Creating reusable and “on brand” social media images for all projects: completed February 2020
  • Moving over to https for my domains: completed January 2020
  • I’m about 3 months away from paying off my Volkswagen Tiguan: completed December 2019
  • Obtaining my First Aid/CPR/AED certification through the American Red Cross: completed September 2019