Summer 2016 Goals

Summer is my favorite season without a doubt. I like it for the obvious reasons such as the long days, abundant sunshine, and seasonal foods, but I also like it for the feeling it gives me. Something about summer is just endlessly full of potential. Full of the potential to do anything. I think the … [Read more…]

Everyday “Whoa” Moments

We’ve all heard of déjà vu, the feeling of “I’ve been here before.” It’s an intriguing phenomenon, much studied by psychologists and much explored by artists. Today, I want to discuss a strange feeling I get at times. While not really the same as déjà vu, it’s strange enough that I think it ought to have … [Read more…]

Eating Ethically and Healthily

I’m currently reading Yuval Noah Harari’s ambitious and breathtaking book Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. The book attempts to describe humanity’s ascent from being just one animal among many to being the so-called “masters of the earth.” Along the way, Harari covers everything from the beginnings of human culture to the rise of empires to the … [Read more…]

Daily Blogging Challenge Announcement

I’ve recently become enchanted with the YouTube videos of Casey Neistat. Seriously, this guy is killing it! He’s been posting daily uploads to YouTube for over a year now. And these aren’t just crappy, shoddily produced 3-minute videos, either. Each day’s upload is a short film, a masterfully told, beautifully depicted story. Casey credits much … [Read more…]