Portrait of TJL-2080

This portrait is of TJL-2080 (hereinafter to be called TJ) that being his professional name. TJ is a fascinating person who I knew from a group called the Antelope Valley Thespians, “an incorporated 501(c)3 nonprofit theater company” that supported playwrights and screenplay writers.

Because TJ and I both came to their meetings to have our screenwriting supported, and he was a very good photographer, loved sci-fi and virtual reality, and had so much in common with me, I thought we were alike. Then I read his Twitter profile, “Special Education Teacher, a Futuristxe, a Technoutopian, a Transhumanist.” Since I didn’t know what two out of five of those things were, I realized we were not identical twins.

TJ’s fiction writing had very interesting/ironic twists, which was a sign of excellent storytelling. As of the date of this posting, I had been looking forward to working with him on short-film production.

TJ was not just a fiction writer. He studied the use of technology to help people with disabilities, then wrote about his research and experiences.

You can learn more about TJ on the TJL-2080 blog. You can reach him on Twitter @tjl2080.

Image Credits: Bat-Ami Gordin © 2017 all rights reserved. Credit if you use it, please.


About zongrik

For those of you who do not know the handle "zongrik," that would be Bat-Ami Gordin. Most people call me "Tammy." Bat-Ami means "daughter of my nation" in Hebrew. It's a heavy name to carry around. I answer to either name. I also answer to "mama." Some Basic Things about me: Animal lover, mom, poet/writer, dramatic soprano, photographer, teacher/tutor, CERT/Technician and, oh yeah, aerospace engineer. I consider myself "The Astro-Poet." To learn more about the origins of the word "zongrik" see whats-a-zongrik?

Posted on January 17, 2017, in photography, Portraits and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Excellent portrait of TJ and excellent write about him you caught him in the perfect moment I also recognized the place of the Portrait.

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