Month: August 2021

Hurricane Ida

Today, I am at home with my family waiting for Hurricane Ida to make landfall. We are on the Northshore of Lake Pontchartrain, and should not be getting hit as hard as people who live on the coast. Right now, nothing is happening where we live. We have all of the supplies that we need…


Andreas Vesalius was a Belgian anatomist born in 1514. He worked with cadavers from graveyards or gallows to correct errors in the study of anatomy and created many artistic, yet accurate renderings of the human form. His work was considered to be groundbreaking as he corrected many of Galen’s errors and followed in the footsteps…

Robots and Lizards Doing Push Ups!

This video shows how a scientist found out why lizards do pushups when they meet another lizard by creating a robotic lizard that does pushups. Lizards do it as a threat display. “Robot Lizards’ Talking Pushups”

Juvia Lockser

One of my favorite anime characters is Juvia Lockser from Fairy Tail. She is a mage who fights for love! Her magical abilities revolve around controlling water and making it rain. She tends to refer herself in third person and often says “Drip, drip, drop” because of the rain that she used to bring with…

Tai Chi

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” – Charles Darwin Tai Chi is such a beautiful art and it has numerous health benefits such as improving circulation, the immune system, balance,  and training the mind, which I…

Seirei no Moribito OST – Shigure no Koro

This is a beautiful song from “Moribito”, one of my favorite animes.

Speaking Out

“There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words and still not understand you. And there are others who will understand – without you even speaking a word.” – Yasmin Mogahed The key to understanding is compassion, truth, and transparency.

“Soft To Be Strong”

This is an excellent song about how being kind and loving is stronger than being cruel. I do not want to live in a world where being kind is seen as weak.

Escaflowne Movie OST – Sora

Escaflowne is my favorite animated movie and series. The name of this song from Escaflowne is “Sora”. Sora means sky. Escaflowne Movie OST – Sora I sang this song for a performance singing class before.

American Lullaby

“American Lullaby” is an Art Song written by Gladys Rich, an educator and active composer of sacred music and operetta. It was written in 1932 and alludes to the stocks and the radio, two popular interests of the day. The narrator of the song is a babysitter or nurse who is trying to lull a…