Hurricane Irma Reaches Florida

Hurricane Irma Reaches Florida

The eye of Hurricane Irma has reached Florida’s southern islands and is now a category four storm, according to forecasters. The storm is expected to head toward the Keys with wind speeds reaching 130 mph (209 km/h).

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Ancient Chinese Art of Jade Carving

Once, the famous Renaissance artist Michelangelo was asked how he overcame the difficulty of carving his masterpiece — David. Michelangelo replied:

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Flutist Wins the Hearts of Her Audience

During my recent trip to Chicago, I attended a special noonday concert sponsored by the Musician’s Club of Women at the Fourth Presbyterian Church on Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Hurricane Irma Reaches Florida

The eye of Hurricane Irma has reached Florida’s southern islands and is now a category four storm, according to forecasters. The storm is expected to head toward the Keys with…

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Bryce Canyon, Utah: A Forest of Stone

Odd shaped pillars of rock, as far as the eye can see. A beautiful landscape canvas in Utah, painted by the forces of erosion. Bryce Canyon National Park is the…

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Bruges, the City of Canals in Belgium

I always thought of Venice as the pinnacle of canal cities, which in some way it might be. However, there is a dreamy town in Belgium known not only as…

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How Dystopias Act as Cautionary Tales

In this excellent Ted-Ed video that’s just under 6 minutes, Alex Gendler goes into how the genre of Dystopia emerged. He looks at how dystopian novels — such as Gulliver’s Travels, Animal…