Angkor Wat

This past summer, Halie and I and our friend Morgan visited Siem Reap, Cambodia to see the wonders of Angkor Wat. I never wrote a blog about it because I struggled to put into words what I saw. Recently, while reading Anthony’s Bourdain second book A Cook’s Tour, I came across the following passage about his […]

Our Week in Vietnam, Part 2

Last week I started telling you about our week in Vietnam. I had to stop because it was getting somewhat long so here’s the second part! Find Part 1 Here After the two day tour with Hoi An Express, they dropped us off at another homestay in Hoi An. This one wasn’t along the beach […]

In Preparation of Thailand

If you follow me on any social media platforms, you might have seen the big news. Halie and I are moving to Bangkok this summer!! I’m really excited to move to a new country and experience a different culture and be immersed in a different language. But to prepare myself for this, I wanted to conduct […]

MLK, Jr. Day

Every Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I read his “Letter from a Birmingham Jail.” I think it is one of the most important and most powerful letters ever written and every year, especially recently, I feel like it becomes more and more relevant. Please, click the above link and read the whole letter. It isn’t […]

C. S. Lewis – Historicism

“It is not a question of failing to know everything: it is a question (at least as regards quantity) of knowing next door to nothing. Each of us finds that in his own life every moment of time is completely filled. He is bombarded every second by sensations, emotions, thoughts, which he cannot attend to […]

What Can You Say?

I just met a holocaust survivor. Pretty surreal. What do you say to a man who has seen so much, who has experienced such horror? What could I say? “I’m sorry” just doesn’t seem sufficient. I wanted to express my sense of loss. I wanted to let him know that I’ll never forget what happened. […]