London || Platform 9 3/4

At the risk of embarrassing myself completely, I have to admit that my whole family and I are all HUGE fans of Harry Potter. We used to go to all the midnight releases of the books back when I was…


Remaining Ashore

“The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.“ — Vincent Van Gogh


Channeling Beauty & the Beast

“Once upon a time, in a faraway land, a young prince lived in a shining castle. Although he had everything his heart desired, the prince was spoiled, selfish, and unkind. But then, one winter’s night, an old beggar woman came…


Martini Madness at CH Distillery

I’ll be the first person to admit that for many years I didn’t actually know what March Madness meant. Ask me any details about most professional and college-level sports teams and I’ll blink back blindly at you. I know almost nothing…


Green on Green

“Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.“ — Pedro Calderon de la Barca