Monthly Archives: August 2015

Red Grapefruits

Sometimes I really want to like something, but I just can’t.  Dragon fruit is a good example of this.  Its name is awesome.  Its appearance is awesome, both inside and out.  I want it to be my favorite fruit so badly.  But its … Continue reading

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Back to Class

Classes start back up today, unfortunately.  Luckily I’m just taking one at a time, so it shouldn’t be too bad, but I’m not looking forward to losing another 4 hours a week just in class time alone.  Ah well.  Only … Continue reading

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XCOM 2 “Welcome to the Avenger” Gameplay

I can’t wait for XCOM 2!  The next three months are going to be far too long for my taste.  I absolutely loved XCOM, a squad- and turn-based strategy game that saw you fighting alien forces bent on invading earth. … Continue reading

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Happy International Orangutan Day!

Happy International Orangutan Day!  As is probably obvious, orangutans are my favorite animal, so I’m glad that they get their own day. I’m not entirely certain why I’m so drawn to orangutans.  I think part of it is because, out … Continue reading

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Gustave Doré

I love Gustave Doré.  So, so much.  I’ve mentioned him a few times on the blog before, but I think he deserves an entire post to himself.  He’s a French engraver from the 19th century, and he was apparently just the … Continue reading

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Hiroshima & Nagasaki

Well, today’s the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nakasaki.  I thought I would share this New Yorker article about Hiroshima, from 1946.  Enjoy.

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