The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling (1997)

What I find interesting about my history with Harry Potter is that every time I read the series, it seemed to change. I had different opinions, enjoyed different parts, and noticed different things about it. Perhaps that will always happen with every book I reread, perhaps it will stop happening when I stop growing, or perhaps it’s a quirk of the series itself.

But what did I think of it this time, reading it just before my junior year of college? … More The Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling (1997)

Everything You Need to Know to Understand Hamilton, the Latest Broadway Sensation

Originally published 9/23/2016. Lead image via Wikipedia. Everything You Need to Know to Understand Hamilton’s Success, and Why People Love It Six months ago, I was at a history club meeting when a girl walked in and started playing a song on her phone. She said it was performed by King George III. She and … More Everything You Need to Know to Understand Hamilton, the Latest Broadway Sensation

Wanderlust: Gulangyu (Xiamen), the piano island (part two)

Originally posted on Small World, Smaller Girl:
Just off the coast of Xiamen is Gulangyu, a pedestrian-only island that is also a?UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. At only?2?km2?area and home to about 20,000 people, Gulangyu is a major domestic tourist destination and is one of China’s most visited tourist attractions. However, all cars and bicycles…