Anthony Bourdain, so long amigo.

“Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.” -... Continue Reading →

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Check-in #1

Hey guys. How's it been hanging? It's been one of those days. Eyes looking upwards, seeing the otter fur-patterned clouds and not registering some degree of contented awe. The reality? It's been raining the whole day and the sky's in perpetual overcast the past week. Probably a good thing though since I like the rain.... Continue Reading →

Les Brown: Set Your Mind To Win

Hello everyone, today I'd like to share with you a video of one of the most amazing men I've come to know via the internet, Mr. Les Brown. A motivational speaker many of you might be familiar with, if not here's your chance for a better way of living. I am not exaggerating. He, with... Continue Reading →

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Hey folks, check out my new academic themed blog!

A Dragon In Progress

I’ve had this blog on standby for a few months. Part of that’s because time constraints, part is indecision and part confidence or should I say a lack thereof.

Time, I battle distractions on a daily basis. Now, if I find something of interest you can bet I’d dedicate a solid few hours of research. The problem lies in my organizational skills, the development of which is one of the reasons why I began this site in the first place. So, work in progress.

Indecision, where do I begin? How in depth should I go? Perhaps I can touch briefly on a subject and at a later date expound on it … yes, that may work with my current frame of mind. And plus I’m simply beside myself, it’s so exciting to actually begin this project!

What subjects will I cover? Will it be exclusively language, and archaeology/anthropology? No, I’ve decided…

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Thoughts on John Green’s Labyrinth

Eyeball that bit of wisdom. Read it again. One more time to be sure. Okay then. Maybe you recognize some of that in yourself, I know I do. An infernally astute quote from John's debut novel, Looking for Alaska. "Infernal" because it illustrates a sort of personal hell I should be scrambling to escape. A... Continue Reading →

An open letter to a stranger

This is a bit long and contains some profanity. I implore you to read it though, it's sincerely meant and for all to read. Hey, how are you? I'm writing from my desk when I could be, arguably, doing more important things. However, I believe that this may be one of the most crucial things... Continue Reading →

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