International

Bin Laden’s dead, thank you all!

Tonight, The White House and President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden. I’m not going to go into the details — those are available all over the Internet. What I will say is even though he was killed halfway around the world and the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks he was responsible for are […]

Ron and Lina’s wedding highlights

I just recently returned from Mexico for my sister’s best friend’s wedding. It was on the island of Cozumel. The ceremony was on the pier at a private beach club. It was beautiful. Here are some highlights:

If I had a choice between…

My mind wanders a lot. I’m not going to lie. Sometimes it seems like I’ve got a mean case of ADD. Here’s what today’s wanderings were about: If I had a choice between: Superman or Clark Kent, I’d go for Clark, no contest. It’s my love for the underdog as well as the geeky guy. […]

Europe: Three months in review

The other night I couldn’t sleep so I decided to look through my scrapbook from Europe (which I finally put together when I got to IF). As I looked through it, I realized that exactly one year ago, I would’ve just returned from my three-month adventure. So, in honor of my anniversary, here are some […]

Highlights from my 22nd year of life

With my 23rd birthday two weeks away, I’ve decided to do a little reflection on how I spent my 22nd year of life. For the first week and a half or so, I was in Europe. On my actual 22nd, I was in London by myself. I’d just spent three months studying in Rome and had […]

Harry Potter turns 10, although if he were real, he’d be 28

On Tuesday Sept. 23, Scholastic released a 10th Anniversary edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone with cover art done by Mary GrandPre, who has done illustrations for all of the American Potter editions. I came across the cover the other day when I was at Barnes and Noble and I’ve got to say that I […]

A list of lists (part 2)

No small talk. Just a continuation of my last post of lists. My five “hot celebrity guys”: Shane West – Not only is he good looking (at least, I like to think so…y’all can disagree if you want), he’s a pretty talented actor. With credits to his name such as “Once and Again,” “ER,” “A Walk to Remember” […]