fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

Category - Personal

October 12, 2020

Scarification Part 2: Solar Branding

I tried scarification for the first time a couple of years ago, using a branding iron, and I documented the healing process in detail. So I wanted to do something...

September 21, 2020

“Uncaged” Accolades!

My involvement with the Uncaged Anthology has been the gift that just keeps on giving. Like, the pleasure of working with Ashley Warren and being part of such a cool...

March 12, 2020

Life Lessons For A COVID-19 World I Learned From Open Spaces

I recently attended (and presented at) DevOpsDays NYC. It was my third DevOpsDays event and it was a fantastic conference, as the other two had been! What I didn’t realize...

November 22, 2019

Anthologies Galore!

Lately I’ve been making a conscious effort to focus more on writing creatively, and it has been a really rewarding experience so far! In fact, I’ve even been doing NaNoWriMo...

November 11, 2019

Gay Weddings & Avocados: Jamey’s Life Updates

Hello friends! I just did a bit of an update on my website for the first time in a while and I wanted to share a bit of what has...

July 25, 2019

What I Wish I Knew Before I Had Top Surgery

For anyone who’s going through a gender transition, there are certain moments that stand out.  I remember the moment five years ago when I decided to change my name to...

July 18, 2019

Jackalope’s “Cyberpunk: Night City” Made Me Cry Real (In Character) Tears

The date was May 25th, 2036. The place was Night City, an urban shithole located in Northern California. I was there to celebrate Night’s Wake—an annual raucous block party commemorating...

December 24, 2018

Where Were You During The LARP In Question?

I was a little nervous as I walked up the gravel path to the event site for The Night in Question. I had come to Austin, TX, all the way...

August 9, 2018

Hair That Comes Out For You

“Hi, my name is Jameson and I’m non-binary. If you don’t know what that means, it means I have great hair.” This is how I introduce myself at professional conferences...

April 21, 2018

Programming While Trans

Last year, I did a hand-written zine style article about my experiences in the tech industry as a nonbinary person and it was published in one of my favorite magazines,...

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