Dearest books: “Across Many Moutains” by Yangzom Brauen

I found this book at a local used bookstore here in Boulder called Trident Books and Cafe. It was wedged in the lower corner of a shelf between the few other books on Tibet the small shop had (I was surprised at the amount they did have, seeing as it isn’t a huge bookstore). I … More Dearest books: “Across Many Moutains” by Yangzom Brauen

Dearest Books: “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” by Robert M. Pirsig

I began this book because of a Creative Writing Class taught by one of my favorite professors at Rollins, Dr. Aufhammer. In the class, Dr. Aufhammer gave us a list of his favorite books from his lifetime of reading. Although I didn’t choose this book at first, someone I highly respect as a writer and … More Dearest Books: “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” by Robert M. Pirsig

Grey Days

It’s impossible to know how much weather affects you until you are being affected. We have had a run of monochromatic days here in Boulder, and it’s been a mood-determiner… yet has also created an environment conducive to movies, coffee shops, music, and beginning a summer job. When I woke up today, it was cold … More Grey Days