A whole assortment of goodies

What's better than a loaded Easter basket? Could it be this blog post? That's for you to decide. This one has a new structure: Quote of the weekPoetry readingSelected topicFood for thoughtPhoto storyFood for thought pt 2Media consumption Let's get to it! ~ Quote of the week "The wise man knows that it is better … Continue reading A whole assortment of goodies

Less is, usually, more

If there was a constant theme for this past week, it was that-- less is, in fact, usually more. It's OK to do less. It's good (sometimes) to eliminate things from our schedule. If you're already a productive member of society, why continue to pile things high on your plate? In my case, I went … Continue reading Less is, usually, more

Commitment March on Washington, photos from Gran Canaria, and a bit of Canarian history

Hello and welcome to this week's edition. Before we dive in, I wish to take note of something: I imagine it will be a bit jarring for the reader to make sense of present-day inequality in America before looking at a curated spread of travel photos right afterwards. I acknowledge this, but the idea behind … Continue reading Commitment March on Washington, photos from Gran Canaria, and a bit of Canarian history

Ongoing trouble in Belarus, a day in Rome, and some Memphis blues from Belgium

Howdy and welcome to this week's edition of the blog. No need for half-baked jokes or attempts at being witty, so let's get to it. Topic #1: Ongoing trouble in Belarus Belarus first came to my attention a couple of weeks ago while I was listening to an episode from the BBC's great podcast "Newshour." … Continue reading Ongoing trouble in Belarus, a day in Rome, and some Memphis blues from Belgium

Coronavirus spikes in Spain, Camping on Gran Canaria, and the BBC’s “Focus on Africa”

After a one-month hiatus due to traveling and some unexpected demands across the broader spectrum of existence, I am back with this weekly blog. This week's edition is concise and also includes pictures, so you likely won't need to reach for a stiff drink while reading. Topic 1: Coronavirus spikes in Spain After returning from … Continue reading Coronavirus spikes in Spain, Camping on Gran Canaria, and the BBC’s “Focus on Africa”