The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo is one of my favorite novels. It had been a very long time since I’d read it and unlike Don Quixote, I’d only read it once and had forgotten much. With this in mind, I purchased a hard cover some years ago and it had been sitting on my bookshelf…… Continue reading The Count of Monte Cristo

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Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

Ever since I studied abroad in Toledo, Spain in 1997 I’ve been fascinated by history. Toledo itself is historic being founded by the Romans, overrun by the Visigoths, transformed by the Moors and conquered by the Christians. Now, the entire place is a relic, full of priceless churches that serve as monuments to the historical…… Continue reading Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth

Infinite City – A San Francisco Atlas

It has been a decade or so since I first read this book. I’ve been meaning to re-read it for the past couple of years as I remembered it had some interesting information that I wanted to highlight and record in this journal and hadn’t done so before. This atlas shows San Francisco in times…… Continue reading Infinite City – A San Francisco Atlas

The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

I grew up Catholic as that was the religion of my family, of my Grandparents, of their parents and so on. However, after traveling and discovering the world, especially from my time in Spain, a bastion of Catholicism, I began to question that belief. I now hold no religion or dogma but am always searching.…… Continue reading The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

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