After the Eiffel Tower, I went to one of the only places I’d actually “scheduled” time to go to in Paris: The Shakespeare Book Company. Located directly across the Seine from the Notre Dame, The Shakespeare Book Company is a bookstore originally opened by American Sylvia Beach in 1919. During the 1920s, it was a … Continue reading Paris Pt. 2: Musee d’Orsay and Tour Eiffel
Hello all, and sorry for the delay! In case you hadn’t heard, I had a slight laptop snafu and had to purchase a new one here. I arrived in Sarajevo a little over a day ago, but I’m going to start at the beginning. It turns out that to fly to Paris and then to … Continue reading Paris Pt. One
“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” Guess who’s traveling again? *looks around* *raises hand* Me, me! I am! And I’m bringing back the blog so you all can travel with … Continue reading The Road Goes Ever On and On
I need to write. I neglect it, an honest process I need to have with myself every day that I always manage to forget or push aside as something just as easily done tomorrow as well is would have been done today. But then I miss details, details of my self, and of the world … Continue reading You Are The Day
Recently I resolved to spend less time on Instagram. I knew I loved it because I was able to interact visually with my world, but I began to spend my down time when I wanted to think just scrolling through the app. This time, I realized, was handicapping my thoughts as much as it was … Continue reading A Moment With Lincoln – And Without Instagram.
On Friday afternoon I got off the bus at the crossing of Mount Pleasant and Irving Streets in NW DC. I had every intention of walking into the local market to get tomato sauce for dinner, but immediately after I stepped off the bus, I heard a large commotion and saw a handful of police … Continue reading White Alliance.
Today, July 11th, 2018, marks the 23rd anniversary of the genocide at Srebrenica, where 8,373 boys and men were killed intentionally by Bosnian Serb forces in one of six UN-protected “safe zones”. I always commemorate this day, a mental reminder of why I do what I do, study what I study. This anniversary, however, finds … Continue reading Srebrenica.