(Almost) Rooting Against the Protagonist: Harry Dresden

Oh, Harry Dresden. I'm trying to stay in your corner but you are making it very hard to do so! Harry Blackstone Copperfield Dresden. Yes, his middle names were based on 2 "magicians". Speaking of magicians, Dresden is that: a magician, living in Chicagoland, working as a Private Investigator. He, like all magicians of Jim Butcher's Dresden … Continue reading (Almost) Rooting Against the Protagonist: Harry Dresden

“What’s Your Name?”

Part of the weekly homework assignments for my "Intercultural Communication" class is to watch a video (or set of videos) relating to the topic that we are studying, One of the 8(!) videos for the unit on 'Perception' is from Syrian-born, spoken word poet, Amal Kassir. It is a 16 minute video from the TEDx … Continue reading “What’s Your Name?”

Review of 2017, Part 2: Recap and 2018… Resolutions? Wish List?

Just some of the news stories and happenings in 2017, a lot of which I wrote about in posts this year: January: I continued a then-months-long war with my foot; I started my 2nd semester at WKU, but it was not a good start; Donal.... Pardon me.  Donald Trump was inaugurated as the President of the … Continue reading Review of 2017, Part 2: Recap and 2018… Resolutions? Wish List?