A knock on my door. “Can I come in?” My dad’s voice sounded muffled on the other side of the door. Setting aside Ricky, my raccoon stuffed animal, I sat up. “Yeah. Come in.” I knew what was gonna happen. I was going to talk. He was going to listen, and then he was going… Continue reading [writing][biographic] My Dad: A Series of Vignettes
Meet Hydria, my virtual succulent garden in a pot which is looking rather dry. I would like to think that if Hydria were located on my smartphone and not on my tablet, I would care for her better. The truth is that my forgetfulness has killed more than one plant before, and Hydria may be… Continue reading [posting][university essay]Digitizing Nature: Negotiating and Mobilizing the Virtual
TEN HOURS of rainy day ambient Skyrim music perfect for getting you in the zone of studying! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcmMmDJPeEc&t=12472s
-Art and the Bible, Francis Schaeffer, 49.
Ghost in the Shell (2017) surprised me. It isn't perfect, but it ended up being way better than I thought it would be. A lot of "hard-core" GitS fans were disappointed apparently, but, considering the quality of other film adaptations of anime, they were being unduly harsh. The Plot One of the major complaints about… Continue reading [review] Ghost in the Shell (2017)
For the past eight and a half years of my life, I have been living abroad in an Asian city of about nine million people. Upon returning home, I did not experience the usual reverse culture shock, except in regards to the breadth of the Canadian sky. There is something about the Ottawa summer sky… Continue reading [posting] Theologizing Landscapes: the Rural and the Urban
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华山 步步登山。 由灰及蓝。 触尽天空。 夜尽日开。 生走向死。 我的人生 在两天理， 历久弥坚。 by 田思月 Hua Mountain by Tian SiYue (my Chinese pen name) Step by step, scale the mount, the grey path to the Blue. Touch the sky. The stars turn to sunrise. Birth passes into death - my life in two days grows more resolute with time.… Continue reading [posting][poetry] 华山 – Hua Shan (Mount Hua)
... battles are ugly when women fight... [The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, 10.48] C.S. Lewis's quote has become once again relevant as drafting women has become something for serious consideration among the American Chiefs of State. Although I am not a hundred percent certain where I stand on the matter, I have become… Continue reading War & the Female Draft: Ugly Logic
Some interesting thoughts on "mooreeffoc" - a term touched on my Dickens, embraced by Chesterton and elaborated upon by Tolkien. I had come into contact with "mooreeffoc" from my readings of Chesterton, but it's great to see other people considering such a wonderful idea. Sierra Highland Inky Fool But the greatest, the most exalted, the… Continue reading Mooreeffoc