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Insomnia Girl (Graphic Novel)

One day Katy Olsen will save the world. But today, she’s just a girl that stopped sleeping. Chapter 1 When I’m still, I think about that night, the last night I slept. I … Continue reading

September 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

[5RTO] The Brandcenter: Year One

60 weeks. That’s the amount of time she said. In my brain, I understood this program was going to take two years to complete. But two years sounds easy. 60 … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

Turning My Life Upside Down

Some of you might have seen the post a few weeks ago titled Brandcenter Copywriting Ads. In it, I displayed ads that were part of an application I submitted to … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 8 Comments

Will The Real Ray Tolbert Please Stand Up

My name is Ray Tolbert, named after two men on my father’s side. The first, my great uncle Raymond, killed in France during WW2. The second, my uncle Raymond who … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

100th Post!

I wanted to mark my 100th post on 5RTO.com with a walk down memory lane and talk about how this site came to be. First a little backstory. My wife … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Walking Dead, S4 Episode 9: “After”

Ahhh. That’s the sound of anxiety coming back into my life for the next eight Sunday evenings. The Walking Dead has returned from their mid-season break. Last night we were … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

[5RTO] What No One Tells You About Parenting

You hear a ton of information when you start having kids. People love to give you tidbits of unsolicited advice and tell you their favorite stories on being an excellent … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 1 Comment