It’s been a while [literally after I typed this I looked it up and it’s only been one month!]. I feel like I have been reading this book for an eternity and that might be indicative of how dense it’s been. There’s a lot to process, but above all it’s been a journey to remember […]Read more "Book Chronicles: The Explicit Gospel"
I am so torn. Generally – I love a dose of Clive, but I found this read to be a tad more difficult than my usual C.S. Lewis experiences. To be fair, I think this is the longest continuous work that I’ve read from Lewis and I did stop right before the last chapter. Therein […]Read more "Book Chronicles: The Four Loves"
A Prayer Journal by Flannery O’Connor Another book recommendation from Eun and quite an interesting one. I always love when the Christian world directly intersects with the literary one. The only Flannery O’Connor text I’ve had the pleasure of reading was “A View of the Woods” (1957) and I suppose she’s more well known for […]Read more "Book Chronicles: A Prayer Journal"
I attribute my love of reading and of language to Gilead by Marilynne Robinson, so before I go any further, I say if you want a picture of my ideal literary text, Gilead is it and I will tell you why in a concise list: Jesus Language Modesty The woman knows what she is doing and has […]Read more "Book Chronicles: Beginnings"
NYC tidbits from Juno the winter storm.Read more "It’s winter don’t juno…"
Blame it on going to Kyrgyzstan, blame it on moving, blame it on going to California, blame it on not-perfect lighting… it’s been a while. It’s been so long since I last updated that WordPress changed it’s user interface! It is with sadness that I say that at week 16 my “Carnivorous Creation” was no […]Read more "Plant Chronicles: Weeks 11-20"
With the transition between week 10 and 11, I cannot believe two things: 1) I cannot believe how quickly time has flown by. Was it not just the other day that I planted these seeds of mine? 2) I cannot believe nothing has grown, how fruitless my endeavor has been. There are so many factors […]Read more "Plant Chronicles: Week 10"
Sorry for the lack of posting. It has been hectic, and with all the winding down of the semester, it’s still been hectic! Alas… within the last few weeks, I’ve been put into an awkward position. First my dad sends me this text message. Notice the grim filter set on the image and his immediately […]Read more "Plant Chronicles: Weeks 7-9"
On this, here, post Mother’s Day weekend of 14′, I have indeed become a murderer. The life that had so long since come to pass, has shriveled up into nothingness. I cannot find it and all I see is dirt. The same thing every week: brown, brittle, dirt. So I dedicate this post in mourning of the […]Read more "Plant Chronicles: Week 6"
Today was the day where I finally took some real action against the mold. With my 3% hydrogen peroxide, my new travel-size spray bottle and my measuring spoons, I was able to make my mold-killing mixture. Huzzah. Whilst I was spraying the surface of my terrarium — which actually started to become very dry since […]Read more "Plant Chronicles: Mother’s Day Edition"