If there is anything that will make you feel just as small and inconsequential as you actually are, it’s geology.

On Love, and Other Pandemics

What is Romeo and Juliet, to you? Is it something that you dismiss or is it something that touches you? Before taking a composition class focused on literary research, I honestly hadn’t given it two shakes. Now I’m glad I did.

Embrace of the Serpent - Movie Poster

Embraceable You

The first thing that you notice is the stillness. There’s a kind of easy commingling between the vast Amazonian jungle and the film’s hero, Karamakate; their integration is so complete, it’s difficult to determine where one ends and the other begins.