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

  • Self-improvement doesn’t mean crying into self-help books

    August 17, 2019 by

    Does your friend every do something professionally you’re so proud of you just have to share it? My friend, Kaila, went live on LinkedIn in an interview to talk about her career, how it grew, and where she’s going next. The LinkedIn live was hosted by Jaime Cohen, a communications coach and personal branding consultant.… Read more

  • One Friday, Two Guest Posts

    August 3, 2019 by

    One Day, Two Posts Tech Post, Spouse Post Today is wrote. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one. Every day, from here to there, my blog posts are everywhere. A play on One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss I’m excited because I wrote two guest posts that went live this… Read more

  • My Life as a Military Spouse in STEM

    July 25, 2019 by

    It’s not something I’ve talked about too often on the blog but I am a military spouse. From the early days of Lilyotron, while I posted from the abroad or wrote about my virtual reality startup, my husband donned his uniform and headed to post to report for the day’s duties. I am grateful for… Read more

  • Reflections with My Mother as a Women in Tech

    June 30, 2019 by

    I’m in Michigan for my annual summer trip home to visit my parents. I enjoy the visits, not just because it means I get a break from “momming” but because I get to hear stories from when my parents were my age. I’ve wanted to write my mom’s career story for the longest time. It’s… Read more

  • Why you need to make room for passion projects

    June 26, 2019 by

    Last Friday, June 21, was the first day of summer. I think back to being a kid during summer vacation. The days felt endless. Even though we could stay up much later than during school, we’d still go to bed when it was light outside. Summer was playing outside catching frogs, riding my bike down… 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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