Self Portrait in Second Person

The stranger across from you is small but does not appear as young as her stature would suggest. She holds a serious expression that matches the paperback in her sweater clad arms. But she smiles shyly when she catches your eye. The smile conveys that she’s not quite so stern as her mien and paperbackContinue reading “Self Portrait in Second Person”

Review: Notes From the Tilt-a-Whirl by ND Wilson

Notes From the Tilt-a-Whirl sort of fell into my lap after a friend recommended it to me and I clicked a few buttons on Amazon. (Thank you Justin and Amazon Prime *salutes*) I’ve got to say that I’m rather surprised that I hadn’t heard of this before, considering it’s exactly to my tastes but also challengedContinue reading “Review: Notes From the Tilt-a-Whirl by ND Wilson”

Summer Camp Reflections/Musings

I’ve been working on my July in Review post the last few weeks (yes, weeks – I know, I’m pathetic) and I haven’t been able to finish it. Everything about it is finished except for the last section. For the life of me I can’t bring myself to summarize my two weeks away at camp.Continue reading “Summer Camp Reflections/Musings”

Mohicans and Metaphor

There are a handful of moments in books and movies that strike my heart, mind, and sympathies unflinchingly. Generally these are moments characterized by some sort of passionate overflow of emotion or thought. One such scene happens to be in my favorite movie, The Last of the Mohicans, a story about a dying era andContinue reading “Mohicans and Metaphor”

Movie Review: Inception

Inception is one of those movies that’s either met with a groan or a grin – or both. The groan because – wow – multi layered dreams are confusing, or a grin because – wow – multi layered dreams are confusing. Yes, I know I gave the same reason for both. Really, the grin orContinue reading “Movie Review: Inception”