by Swesuny This piece was inspired by the current social and political climate in the writer's hometown and abroad, in the United States. It saddened me to see others look for faults in the other people, It saddened me to see others misjudge the other people, It saddened me to see others consider themselves higher … Continue reading Hear my Thoughts
What images float through your mind when you think about Cambodia? Do you see images where nature meets technology, and the ancient meets the modern? If so, then you’re already on your way to understanding a piece of Cambodian culture. If you’re going to travel to Cambodia, then there are lots of places to go … Continue reading Travel: Angkor Wat
by Vivian He asked me what we overlooked. I told him love. The passionate one. The one that makes your skin crawl. Love that takes you to the edge of the universe and beyond. I was in love once. I might be again. He asked me if I've ever been in love. I told him … Continue reading A Society Cannot Stand Without Its Missing Piece
by Mark Kodama The passing of Sen. John McCain does not mark the end of an era but the passing of the baton. A lot has been said about the great void he has left. But it is clear to me that this country – and this is one of the hallmarks of a great … Continue reading A Note on John McCain
Overview Chattanooga, Tennessee is known for many things. From the beautiful Tennessee river that runs through the city, to the beautiful Appalachian mountains that frame it, it is truly a tourist's playground. Chattanooga is also well known for being the site of many battles during the Civil War. As a result, Chattanooga has a wealth … Continue reading Travel: The Dwell Hotel
I tried to take Christianity seriously, as in, follow the bible carefully, accept Jesus, pray etc., but I felt nothing and this went on until the middle of 2012, when I met a pagan. It was then I got introduced and the seeds were planted. So around early 2013, I found out about Hellenism. After researching Christianity, as well as history and other religions, I converted to Hellenism. It touched my being in ways Christianity never did or could.
by 罗子禾 At a social event that took place not so long ago, I met a group of anthropologists, some of whom recently received their PhD's. I have always thought that scientists are a strange bunch. They tend to not place so much value on monetary gains in life. Instead, they spend their time digging … Continue reading What is Anthropology to Anthropologists?
Building a 'Portfolio' or Building a 'Life.' I woke up this morning a little hazy, but the first thing that came to mind was Peaks Journal. The second thing that came to mind was my recently published book, Evanescence: A Fairytale. These two things have been at the forefront of my mind for months, accompanied … Continue reading To Have or not to Have?
by Tylia L. Flores Sitting here in my wheelchair, Staring at our pictures on the wall, Thinking about how much we’ve changed. Drifting away like a boat out at sea, I guess that’s what happens when you start to love young, people change and their paths begin to change. It's hard for … Continue reading Drifting Away
by Vivian The sun blasts through the window. Hazy rays of light illuminating Through the translucent pink curtains. Specks of light fall through green leaves and little eyelids. Little legs run through fresh-cut greens. Silky grass grazes through little toes and tickles little armpits. The warm air kisses the tips of little foreheads and flat … Continue reading Summer Daze, Summer Haze
by Bernice “What’s wrong? Why are we like this?” I stare up at the ceiling blankly. I noticed that’s how all my stares have been like lately. I don’t have the answer he wants and neither does the ceiling. I want to look at him, but something keeps me from doing so. Pride? Hurt? I … Continue reading A Stranger
Chateau Elan Winery and Resort is a luxury, 18th century french style chateau. It is located in Braselton, GA. It's about an hour north of Atlanta. The Chateau sits on several hundred acres of land. Upon entering the road to Chateau, you’re met with a grand building, and a magnificent sculpture of a woman, with … Continue reading Travel: Chateau Elan
The following article is about Kylie, a six-year-old girl who owns her own business. She’s an energetic, and unforgettable child whose interests are multifaceted. She has a red belt in Martial Arts and is a gardener and animal lover. She’s an outward-facing child, always on the look-out for new adventures. She’s also on the Autism … Continue reading Profile: Kylie and Leafy Co.
A Rule of Thumb Inspired by Rudolf Carnap Written by: 罗子禾 One day, I was striking up an interesting conversation with a friend about laws. We looked into the diversity of laws, viz. laws differ from region to region, from country to country, from era to era. We shared a moment of silent admiration after … Continue reading Tolerance of Narratives
By: Swesuny, an excerpt from In to Her Heart The Broken Heart Syndrome Love is like a heart disease It will never leave you in peace 'Coz when your heart is broken Underneath your rib cage there is an aching pain Sudden, intense, unbearable, chest pain Symptoms similar to a heart attack But it's … Continue reading The Broken Heart Syndrome