I’ve lately been admiring the beautiful works of calligraphy that keep showing up on Behance.net and Dribbble, and wishing I could create such spontaneous works of penmanship. I had some strong inspiration from the service at the First Unitarian Church of Rochester on Sunday, a quote from Lao Tzu: (more…)
Monthly Archives: July 2012
I have been asked numerous times by Germans, in genuine curiosity, why the US uses the Electoral College to determine who our next president will be. To help answer this question I have spoken with my friend Maurice, who studies US policy. Although he had a lot more to say, he sums it up with: “Americans long ago (more…)
Like everybody else, I have some movies I love and can watch over and over again. Now I will inflict you with my opinions about them!
- V for Vendetta: This movie is basically the perfect storm of my favorite elements in a movie. There is badass fighting, beautiful cinematography, characters with backstories, breathtaking charismatic writing, and a little romance. Then there are some (more…)
My mom gave me this handmade glass Frogtopus (I believe these are the guys who made it), which I was so excited about I could barely let it out of my sight for the rest of the day. I did manage to restrain myself from sleeping with it like a little kid with a new toy, but just barely. ;) I love getting physical Frogtopus things, it’s so exciting, (more…)