Video Game, Comic Book and Novel: A Pop Culture Pairing

I’m relatively new to food and wine pairings, but my recent meal at Boatwright’s Dining Hall (Vegetable Jambalaya paired with Beaulieu Cabernet Sauvignon) convinced me of this simple fact: pairings are the way to go.  That jambalaya and cabernet pairing was so perfectly spicy, robust and satisfying, that it reminded me of that scene in Pixar’s […]

Sci-Fi Kick

John and I watched Interstellar on opening weekend. We thoroughly enjoyed and want to go back and watch it on IMAX, since it will likely be the last major feature film ever to be filmed on IMAX. While it’s certainly not a flawless movie (personally not a fan of Anne Hathaway’s acting), the visuals and […]

Tension, Dialectics of Thinking and Philip Yancey

Tension. Lately, my heart has been overwhelmed with the intricacies of human thought, motivation and behavior. People perceive situations and process information and experiences so differently, it’s a wonder the world hasn’t yet exploded (or imploded) from the chaos and pain this tension creates. I discovered the dialectics of thinking my freshman year of college. […]

Contemplation

So I’m in the middle of reading the Brothers Karamazov. It’s been such an interesting character/ideology study so far. I’m only about a third of the way through at this point, but this passage stood out to me for some reason. Smerdyakov, the old servant’s son (or so we think) has begun to show his […]