International Update: Animal Edition

Happiness is hard enough to come by in the best of times, so enjoy the glimmers you get during the worst.

COVID-19: How to Accept What We Cannot Change

An overactive imagination left to its own devices in a time of turmoil is anything but good for your blood pressure.

International Update: Women’s Rally in Kyrgyzstan

International Women's Day is a day that should highlight the strength and fire that is found within every woman that has been broken or told no.

Chicago: Unabridged Bookstore

I am a lover of the literary beacons that are indie bookstores...I doubt you will find any other bookshop in Chicago that is as prepared for a traveler than this one.

International Update: Coronavirus

I have personally put off writing about the coronavirus for two reasons...

Chicago: Imperial Lamian

The chefs at Imperial Lamian are sorcerers of spice; skilled balancers of heat that deserve to be recognized by anyone that will listen.

International Update: Brexit

Here in the States, it's easy to think Brexit will have little impact on us as a nation. It's time to pay attention.

Chicago: The Prohibition Tour

I've found the perfect tour for you if history lessons, giggle water, and a good time are a few of your favorite things.

International Update: The Australian Bushfires

As a world, we have ignored the negative environmental impacts our lifestyles have had on our planet for too long.

International Update: Baghdad International Airport Airstrike

Every day that goes by is another page added to history. The definition of who is good and who is bad in a historical narrative is completely subjective to the author of the book.