Tag: history

Ireland Then and Now

Nostalgia is a powerful thing, and it got me bad. A couple months ago I was going through my mom’s hard drive with all the family pictures on it, and stumbled across a folder full of scanned pictures taken of my maternal grandparents– from…

The Best Ancient Ruins In Italy

Thanks to the ingenuity of the Etruscans, Greeks, and later the Romans themselves, there are plenty of Ancient Ruins to explore in Italy. The best–in my not so humble opinion– is the town of Ostia Antica. 

Malahide Castle, Ireland

I love visiting castles. The last time I traveled to Scotland, I walked for over an hour and a half around Loch Ness to Urquart castle, and then the next day took a two hour bus ride out to Eilean Donan Castle. So, when…

Documentaries about Antarctica

So far, 2016 has been the year of documentaries. There’s just something about sitting on the couch, avoiding everything I need to do, and watching 6 hours of nature programs. So, as a continuation of my Antarctica series, I thought I’d list all the…

Carl Kahler’s “My Wife’s Lovers.”

One Painting to rule them all, One Painting to find them,
One Painting to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.