How wide is your perspective? The complicated, scientific answer comes from editors on Wikipedia: “The approximate field of view of an individual human eye is 95° away from the nose, 75° downward, 60° toward the nose, and 60° upward, allowing humans to have an almost 180-degree forward-facing horizontal field of view.”  In regards to the new year, … Continue reading 2017

Art vs. the Artist

(Source.) In thinking about my fellow blogging community, and how we are all intelligent men and women – people who are looking for articulate, intellectual discourse – I realized that the best way to foster that community is to continue to build it. So, you may see the tag “brunch colloquy” with select posts now. … Continue reading Art vs. the Artist

Spotlight: Shawna Howson

It’s time for another spotlight! You may know her as Shawna Howson, you may know her as Nanalew. She’s been on YouTube for quite a few years now, and she has secured herself as a content creator, writer, and filmmaker. If you’ve been missing her work so far, then make yourself comfortable and head on … Continue reading Spotlight: Shawna Howson

Spotlight: Savannah Brown

I think we should highlight other creatives – share the ones who inspire you and touch your soul. I have really been enjoying one YouTuber’s content lately. I don’t really do spotlights here – maybe I’ll start – but I felt like it was necessary to get this person on your radar sooner rather than … Continue reading Spotlight: Savannah Brown

Writers, remember that you are historians.

By now, you have probably heard the news that “Captain America #1” completely rewrote 75 years of Captain America’s history in a single comic. If you haven’t, leave now and continue hiding under a rock where it’s safe and everything is still holy, or go do a quick Google search. It won’t be hard, either … Continue reading Writers, remember that you are historians.

On Reading

Every book I own, I destroy with margin notes–those little pesky scribbles you might find if you pick up a book from a used book store. That’s why I often hold onto my books. I don’t want to forget what those words meant to me. I want to remember how they passed through me, moved … Continue reading On Reading