January 2015

Photo of Uluru in Australia.

This past Monday, January 26, was Australia Day, the national day of Australia where Australians¬†celebrate the founding of their country. Australia is a unique country/continent with many fascinating stories both […]

The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss This is an excellent book which is not for everyone. The author freely admits that, but not until the end notes, […]

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." Martin Luther King, Jr. quote on clouds and sun photograph.

This past Monday was Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; a day set aside to honor his life and his amazing contributions to our society. Though he was killed nearly fifty […]

Photograph of a flower.

Speaking as a Mid-Westerner by birth, winter here in Pasadena is a little odd. It’s cooler than summer, yes, but definitely not winter cold like I’m used to. In fact, […]

Ipod playing podcast Serial.

If you, like much of America, became obsessed with the podcast Serial over the past few¬†months and are still, several weeks after the last episode, mourning its loss, never fear, […]