It’s January again. Christmas presents have started to lose their novelty. New Years’ resolutions are hanging by a thread. The chill has become more nuisance than magic. (Especially for a coastie like me.) And probably the most normal thing of all: school is back in session. I’ve always liked school. I take pride in the […]Read more "Education 101: Hope for College Students"
My first trip to New York City is coming to a close. I’m writing this from JFK while I wait for the flight to take me back south. Manhattan is a marvel. There’s a new culture and experience on every street. I was lucky enough to be able to see Wicked, the New York Philharmonic […]Read more "My Manhattan"
I could kiss Peter Jackson on the mouth. If you haven’t seen The Hobbit yet, stop reading this right now and go to a movie theater. You think I’m kidding. GO. For those of you who have seen it, you understand. The Hobbit is such a well-crafted piece of art. The way it flows seamlessly […]Read more "Conlangers, Wizards, and Boyfriends: What ‘The Hobbit’ Taught Me About Love"
Dec. 22, 2012, is a date that many believed they would never see. I always figured the Mayans were a little off, but I had my reservations. No one knows the day or the time, so why couldn’t Dec. 21 be the end? I’m glad it wasn’t, but it could have been. I asked myself […]Read more "A New Start"