Michael Helmers

Michael Helmers

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May 28, 2020

Be Braver

“…I must confess that over the last few years I have been gravely disappointed with the white moderate.” -Martin Luther King Jr. I’ve spent much time over the

Mar 10, 2020

A Good Marriage

A Good Marriage

I love my wife, Kristin Helmers. She’s simply the best. Today we both overslept, but she woke me up. In a panic I started going through my daily motions and started

Feb 24, 2020

Mike's Manly Sunday - A Photo Journey

Mike's Manly Sunday - A Photo Journey

Kristin feeding James his first brunch I had a manly Sunday. It began as many Sundays do, with brunch. Now, I once read that Brunch without booze is just a sad late breakfast,

Feb 21, 2020

James Doing Stuff

One of the things I like most about being a father is watching James grow. Seeing him experience new things is the coolest thing ever. Here’s some of our adventures from

Dec 10, 2019

The Story of James

Say hello to James. This is James Michael Helmers. He is wonderful. He is adorable. He is my son. His story began two days after I returned from my Annual Training with the

Nov 20, 2019

The IndieWeb

Hey there, here’s a test post that I’m doing. This is being published from my WordPress site, but hopefully it will show up on Facebook and Twitter. Edit: This

Mar 7, 2019

Security+

Security+

I did it! I, Michael Helmers, received my CompTIA Security+ certification! This is exciting for me. I began working in IT back in 2016. The whole Account Managing/Sales thing wasn’t

Feb 27, 2019

2019 Photography Challenge: Week 7

Week 7Story Telling: Love Story My parents have been married for nearly 35 years. They still hike together and care about each other. This picture is also #nofilter

Feb 27, 2019

2019 Photography Challenge: Week 6

2019 Photography Challenge: Week 6

Week 6 Composition: Inspiration: #NoFilter This week is a picture of Wendy where I did not use any presets or filters. I manually adgusted the picture to take it.

Jan 30, 2019

Our Third Anniversary

Last year I was at Basic Training. On this day a year ago I cried. It was my second wedding anniversary. I was tired, alone, and I walked through a room filled with

Jan 29, 2019

2019 Photography Challenge: Week 5

2019 Photography Challenge: Week 5

Week 5 Composition: Symmetry Landscape This past weekend Kristin and I took a trip to Chicago. We mostly hung out and visited museums. It was amazing. We ended our trip watching The Second