Literature Spotlight: Shakespeare’s King Henry IV

"I met this crown; and I myself know well How troublesome it sat upon my head: To thee it shall descend with better quiet, Better opinion, better confirmation; For all the soil of the achievement goes With me into the earth. It seem'd in me But as an honour snatch'd with boisterous hand, And I... Continue Reading →

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Book Spotlight: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Hello everyone! I'm here in beautiful Estes Park, Colorado on vacation with my family! The condo we're renting overlooks a beautiful, therapeutic-sounding mountain stream, and the check-in lady told us bears have been active lately. *makes note to lock the car* Anyway, I'm here at the desk and listening to the water trickle down the... Continue Reading →

The Inexplicable Power of Justice

  When he was left alone, this strange being took up a candle, went to a glass that hung against the wall, and surveyed himself minutely in it.  "Do you particularly like the man?" he muttered, at his own image; "why should you particularly like a man who resembles you? There is nothing in you... Continue Reading →

New Year, New Existence

"It is vain to say human beings ought to be satisfied with tranquility: they must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it." - Charlotte Brontë, from Jane Eyre My dear friends, It is the new year. It is officially 2018. It has been for eleven days now. I cannot explain to... Continue Reading →

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