Things You Don’t Know about PyeongChang South Korea, Site of the 2018 Winter Olympics

On February 9, the Winter Olympics will begin in PyeongChang, South Korea (to be totally accurate, competition begins on February 8, but the opening ceremonies are February 9). What do you know about PyeongChang? PyeongChang Facts PyeongChang is in South Korea (aka “the safe one”). Don’t confuse it with Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea […]

A Winter Week in Florida

How about a little news from my (almost) week spent in Florida? Fortunately, I got a window seat on the plane. Unfortunately, this was the view for almost the entire journey: clouds. When we did finally descend though, it was so nice to see all the green. Coincidentally, upon return, when we broke beneath the […]

Christmas in the Castle

I was lucky enough to get to visit Christmas in the Castle with a friend this year. Where is “the Castle”? It’s the Bass Mansion, also known as Brookside, on the campus of the University of St. Francis in my hometown. Come on in! The weather was perfect, which added to the enjoyment. You don’t […]

Fun Facts About Australia

Have you ever visited Australia? Here are some fun facts about the island continent: Australia is both a country and a continent. It is the world’s 6th-largest country. More than 85% of Australians live within 30 miles of the country’s coast. This is probably explained by the fact that much of Australia is desert, known […]