On How I Met Your Mother

It’s almost time. The moment we’ve all been waiting for: On March 31st, Ted is going to meet the mother. It’s been a long nine years to get here. Last season the audience met the mother. This season they’ve been packing the episodes with allusions to past episodes and resolutions for all the characters before…

On “Orange is the New Black”

I recently finished watching the first season of Orange is the New Black. This show is unlike any other show out there. It mixes well-written comedy with poignant themes about culture and humanity with which almost any viewer could relate. The show takes place in a women’s prison, where we learn about all the inmates,…

On the Siesta Key Drum Circle

Siesta Key, where I’m staying in Florida, is an island off the city of Sarasota. It’s less than four square miles and is mostly made up of cottages, hotels, and resorts. There are plenty of quirks to the island that give it character. There are nice restaurants, a farmer’s market, and of course a beach…

On “The Kite Runner”

I recently finished reading The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini. It’s hard not to be drawn in by this story. It gives a lot of insight into Afghani culture, which is not only foreign to Americans, but we tend to demonize it. The characters in this novel are so human and undergo so much suffering…