This Post Will Offend

If you’re a devout Christian – and/or you believe in the Old Testament as pure fact and 100% accurate – I suggest you don’t read this post.

Dido vs. Aeneas: Who’s The Most Pious One of All?

Another sampling of my academic writing! ___________________________________ Dido vs. Aeneas: Who’s The Most Pious One of All?             One of the most common themes cited in Virgil’s The Aeneid is piety, specifically piety in terms of dutiful obedience to the gods’ will. Many scholars would argue that Aeneas’ greatest character trait is his duty, cited…

And so it starts…

On Monday, the Spring 2014 term at Rollins College officially starts. I will attend my very first MLS class on Wednesday, January 15th. I’m nervous. Anxious. Excited. Prepared. I’ve been waiting for this day since the moment I exited the stage from my BFA graduation ceremony. In many ways, I feel like most of the…

Statement of Purpose

As many of you may know, I applied for the MLS (Master of Liberal Studies) at Rollins College for the Spring 2014 term. In addition to submitting writing samples, transcripts, and multiple letters of recommendation, I also had to prepare a “Statement of Quality,” their version of the traditional Statement of Purpose required for most…

Sidetracked… but not forgotten!

Whoops! It happened again! I let time slip away on me and nearly a week has passed since my last post. It’s so easy to let that happen in this crazy, rushing, cacophonous world we live in. Sometimes I surprise myself when I find time to eat, hit the gym, or even just take a…