Write On started as DaddingFullTime in December 2012. There I chronicled my life as an expat American in New Zealand, learning to navigate a new existence with a little boy in tow. By July 2014, the essays had taken an unexpected turn and I realised the project had resolved itself.

Two essays, Salvation and Redemption, frame the whole story.

Since Redemption, I have been writing on and off here and there. Then I taught for a semester. Then I travelled a bit. Then we had a baby. Then I taught for a year. Now I’m back where I started. Writing on.


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