Freelance Writer. Speaker. Technologist. #MilSpouse Advocate. Overall Doer.

I’ve done it all.


Enterprise software implementations, co-founding a virtual reality startup, becoming a mom while transitioning careers to freelance writing and content management, all while being a military spouse.

It’s a lot for one blog. Head over here to dive in.

I also go on the occasional podcast and participate in the VR Book Club.

Latest Posts

  • Motherhood, Work-Life Balance, and Success

    September 16, 2019 by

    I started this post as a reflection of what I’ve been up too since I left Doghead Simulations last summer. But I think it needs to be about something else. The other day, I participated in the Women in Tech Twitter Chat. It was all about success. The chat consisted of questions like, Do you… Read more

  • If Social Media Didn’t Exist

    September 13, 2019 by

    #IfSocialMediaDidn’tExist trended a while ago on Twitter. I jumped on that hashtag, eager to see people bashing social media (ironically on social media). If social media didn’t exist we would be less depressed, have less anxiety because it would be harder to FOMO. Kids wouldn’t have to ask their parents to get off their phones… Read more

  • The Digital Thread and MES

    September 10, 2019 by

    Smart Manufacturing, factory of the future, the Digital Thread, these are all terms being thrown around in the world of IT and manufacturing. But what does it take to get there? Since the 1980s technology has slowly been making its way to the manufacturing floor with MES. Now it is all about digital, open communication,… Read more

  • Once Upon a Time in Michigan

    September 8, 2019 by

    I’m back after spending the week of Labor Day in Michigan. It’s both my mom and brother’s birthdays over that holiday week. When my brother and I were little, mom would take us down to Ohio to spend their birthdays with our aunt (mom’s sister). We would go to this restaurant that had a train… Read more

  • STEM, Agile, and Military Spouses

    September 6, 2019 by

    Hello everyone! It’s been a crazy week. At Society for Military Spouses in STEM (SMSS), we released our 2019 Spotlight Book. I’m proud to say I worked on it. Grab a FREE copy of the Spotlight on Military Spouses in STEM The creation of the Spotlight started in May this year when we asked military… Read more

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“Lily is a versatile and highly-adaptable technologist who’s also a capable writer and public speaker. Her writing style is fluid and easy to read. Lily is a delight to work with and delivers results as promised.” – David Pastore, Founder TagFX

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