Olympic Withdrawal

I am a huge fan of the Olympics. An Olympic geek, if you will. First, the ideology that nations come together and compete in a peaceful manor, inspires me. Second, the level of training and dedication that the athletes undergo amazes me. Next I enjoy learning about other cultures. Lastly the moments of sportsmanship that [...]

Winter Solstice

   So the longest night of the year is almost upon us. Put yourself in the place of ancient people, who's only source of light was fire on these short waning Autumn nights. In the coldest areas of the Northern Hemisphere, fire not only provided light by life-giving heat. On the longest night of the [...]