Trailblazer: Welcome to Camp Kestrel

A mysterious being lurks among the woods surrounding Crescent Lake. Camp Kestrel Youth, a boy’s wilderness survival camp, begins noticing strange occurrences around the grounds. Jaxon, a first-year camper, learns Camp Kestrel Youth traditions alongside his two new friends Finley and Harrison.

Family Recipe

EXT. QUIET SUBURBAN NEIGHBORHOOD – EVENING Snow gently falls upon the roofs of this quiet suburban neighborhood. Christmas lights dimly shine among the blanketing layers of snow. Mock mangers with ragdoll baby Jesus’ are spotlighted on spacious front yards. Unoccupied sidewalks peer into the homes where families have gathered for the traditional holiday feast. INT….

Nausea

An unimaginable pain warrants an emergency room visit in rural Texas. Upon arrival, tests are immediately administered catering to the symptoms of appendicitis. As the panels are being analyzed, a computed tomography scan will hopefully shed light on what’s going on inside. Join my hellish night, where the typically routine becomes demonically ritualistic.

F. W. Schuerenberg House

This historic mansion in Texas was built in 1895 and rumored to be home to the spirit of a young girl. Dawning an old-fashioned dress, the young lady has been seen staring out the bay windows of the first floor. An apparent suicide has also been rumored in the upstairs nursery. Arriving at night on…

The Killing Floor: A Reflection of Unfinished Work

An examination of my first short film, The Killing Floor. From the birth of the idea, pre-production, filming, and its unfortunate downfall. The Killing Floor was just not meant to be, but here’s what I’ve learned and what I take away. Complete with script excerpts and behind the scenes photos!

Central Texas Abandoned Home

This abandoned farmhouse in central Texas was an unplanned pit stop, but definitely worth the exploration. Locals rumored satanic rituals and “sinful behaviors” happening at this location. Upon further investigation the only sin we could see is a few beer bottles littered around the property. Classic shag carpets were torn up from the floorboards and…

Mt. Zion Baptist Church and Cemetery

Pull out your holy water because this abandoned church in central Texas definitely possessed my interest. The cemetery with well-dated plots and unmarked burial sites surrounded this structure with the faded message of “Help Restore Me” painted on the front wall. A cultish altar draped with red shag carpets overlooked limited rows of pews covered…

Traveling with Epilepsy: My Advice and Experience

Today’s a difficult day for me. Air travel. It’s nothing new, in fact as a nomad I travel constantly from state to state depending on what seasonal job openings there are. With epilepsy it’s not impossible to get a driver’s license, but I’d say it’s more on the rare side if someone with epilepsy drives….

Elk River Public School

Exploration of the Elk River Public School that was abandoned in the early 1980s. Former site of the Potlatch Sawmill, this tiny logging community once flourished as a small American town. With a population of 847 in 1920, nearly 100 years later, the now minuscule population of 125 remain. Locals seemed welcoming to outsiders that…