Classical music is something you all know by now that I just love. I have been playing piano for twelve years now (since I was six), and each year I fall more and more in love with the myriad of classical composers, challenging pieces, and compositions written by 200-500-year-old dead men. It's a very nerdy … Continue reading In Which Ioan and I Nerd Out Over Classical Music and Beethoven (a vlog)
Good morning, lovely friends. I don't, as you can probably tell, have a long blog post planned for us this Monday. Until Friday, as a matter of fact, I'm taking a hiatus from all kind of technological matter. I'm not texting, I'm not Snapping, I'm not (this one was the worst) browsing on YouTube for … Continue reading Decompression Week: Trying to Eliminate “Hurry”
"Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and place my finger into the mark of the nails, and place my hand into his side, I will never believe." Eight days later, his disciples were inside again, and Thomas was with them. Although the doors were locked, Jesus came and stood among … Continue reading Christianity’s Misconceiving of St. Thomas and the Questioner
What's going on, friends? *exhales* I'm finally doing it! I've been wanting to write about Dracula ever since I finished reading it at the end of last year. The story captivated me, and I have been dying to share it with you all. It caught me by surprise and was so much more than I could ever … Continue reading In Praise of Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Good morning, friends! How are we finding ourselves on this Memorial Day? Oh, and also...did you notice the new theme going on? As a writer, I've been investing a lot into my online presence lately, and I thought it was due time for an upgrade on this site. How do we feel about it? I'm … Continue reading A Theology of Heaven and Hell: Cantrapasso in Dante’s “Inferno” and “The Great Divorce”
Good morning, lovely friends! I hope this post finds you well on this Monday morning. And would you look at that? Another post about The Rise of Skywalker! That's right! Except this time, it's a vlog! Maribeth and I are so excited to release this video, in which we discuss the Christian themes and metaphors in … Continue reading Redeeming “The Rise of Skywalker” – A Collaboration Vlog Analysis w/Maribeth!
Well, it seems that after my Mystery Blogger Award post, a few of you showed interest in hearing about my two weeks abroad at Oxford University last summer. I was hoping you would, as I have been meaning to write about my studies and adventures for a while now. This post ought to get the … Continue reading My Oxford Scholastica Summer: Classes, Castles, and (lots of) Coffee
Hallo, leute! Wie geht's? Hello, friends! How are you this week? IT IS MAY THE FOURTH! Happy Star Wars Day, friends!!! It has been a blazing hot last few days up here in my corner of the world, and today it's cooled off enough for a gentle breeze to roll through my open window. I … Continue reading Defending “The Rise of Skywalker” – A Collab Post w/ Maribeth!
Hello, friends! Just a little announcement for you all. 🙂 Quarantine has been a frightfully dizzy time for all of us, but there has also been ample opportunity to enjoy things that we just can't enjoy during "normalcy." And, I've gone and pledged myself to something crazy during this time. I hope I don't regret … Continue reading Instagram Live: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
Guten tag, friends! *exhales* I am exhausted. I have taken on more hours at work, decided to transfer to the online division of my university due to my lovely friend COVID, and have scarce had the chance to write, read, or study my beloved German. My brain has found itself addled beyond belief, and now, … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award