Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Jewel Box of History

I visited the Smithsonian Museum of American History when I was about eight years old. I remember my older brother lightly scolding me for taking so many pictures of the Hope Diamond on my disposable Kodak camera. I couldn’t help … Read More

Bad Monkey Birthday

I have an Instagram addiction. (And a similar preoccupation with taking selfies but that is a story for another day.) I can admit the truth on this one. It is a lifestyle that can have certain negative effects – sorry … Read More

Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

Now that I have hopefully gotten your attention with that snappy headline, I would like to share several pieces of front-page worthy news! [★] Today, I have officially been studying abroad in Maynooth, Ireland for a full month. I can’t … Read More

Frankly, My Dear

“After all…tomorrow is another day.” Arguably one of the most famous in cinematic history, this line is spoken by feisty Southern belle, Scarlett O’Hara, at the conclusion of Gone With The Wind. Her husband has just walked out their front door … Read More