Pain, Choices and Lip Plates

During my first year of Uni, I went and got a nose piercing. One day my friend and I just up and went to the jewelers to get pierced. I told myself that this was a step to conquering one of my biggest crippling fears: needles. There was also a …

Still Learning: Part One

  “Do Nothing.” -King Bumi I think the main reason people make anime is more than to just tell stories. It’s probably to teach kids about morals and love and friendship as well. But some of us finally catch up to Avatar: The Last Air Bender at age 21 after having accepted teachings …

Do Human Beings Deserve Immortality?

This entry contains SPOILERS for Dan Brown’s book Origin PART I When I received a ping from my news subscription ten mornings ago that smart man Stephen Hawking had died at the age of 76, I decided to play a small game with my Facebook feed called, “Which friend will …

March 8 and November 19

I think it was back in the second grade when our social studies teacher went around asking what we thought the March 8 was about. I remember a lot of students answering the teacher saying that it was a day where girls could do as they pleased. Like it was …

A Bunch of Stuff You Should Know About ADWA

እንኳን ለዝክረ አድዋ በሰላም (?)አደረሳችሁ አደረሰን And now here’s a bunch of stuff that you should probably know about the Ethio-Italian war of 1896 (European Calendar) All I did to write this entry was refer to my Grade 10 History Text Book and a bit of Wikipedia. I did bookmark …

Black Panther is racist, they said.

SPOILER ALERT: I don’t think  you can spoil Black Panther really but if you haven’t seen the movie and you plan to, you probably shouldn’t read this entry. A note to make certain readers feel better: I jump across several ideas in my blog posts because I do a lot …

William Bullard

I got off work early yesterday, so I went to this Photo Exhibition at NALA despite my painful shoes. I got there late and I left quickly but I got enough spark to write this entry. The Exhibition was titled Rediscovering the American Community of Color: The photographs of William …