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hi, I’m bowtie!

Okay, my real name is Ryan. I’m a bow tier, designer, and cybersecurity fighter currently with HORNE Cyber. I’m passionate about coffee, gaming, and spreading Jesus joy wherever I can. I’m also a level 2 dad.

This is my high ground.

 

what I’m writing

Leave It Better Than You Found It

As often as we can, my wife and I like to steal away to the great outdoors for some camping and hiking. The fresh air, beautiful creation, and peace and quiet are a welcome change from what can sometimes be a very busy pace.   a simple phrase We’ve been to a lot...

How To Wait on God

It’s hard to wait. We’ve all been to this certain restaurant or this certain coffee joint that was promised to be spectacular. So we endure the long lines, maybe glance over the menu until we’ve decided the pros and cons of choosing one dish over another a million...

what I’m playing

Tabletop

Dice Throne: Season 1

Dice Throne: Season 1 is a new favorite of mine. Combining phase-based turns (think MTG) with a smattering of luck (thanks to the dice), Hero-specific card and dice stacks, this game is a masterpiece.

PC Gaming

Destiny 2: Forsaken

Some people would say Destiny 2 is a failure, but those people haven’t achieved god status after Rampage-imbued chained compound bow kills bathe them in a river of Vex milk. Lately it’s my game of choice. Probably will bite bullet and pick up the Annual Pass, soon.

(PS – that’s me in the gif.)

what I’m listening to

PC Gaming

Spotify

My musical tastes change based on mood, but you’ll always hear me bumping Trip Lee, Andy Mineo, Lecrae, Hillsong, Mumford, Keane, and everything in between. I tend towards mellow with peaks of trap.

what I’m shooting

unsplash

Okay, I'm not a "photographer" by any well-defined bar, but I absolutely love snapping shots. I've decided I'm decent enough that others might enjoy using my work for free on their own projects. Enter Unsplash

instagramma

Most of my IG photos are chronicling daily life, but every once upon a magical, I’ll throw in some stock-ish type photography and post something professional-sounding.