January 18, 2015: Sunday Night Catchall

"We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love. There is some good in the worst of us and some evil in the best of us. When we discover this, we are less prone to hate our enemies." -- Martin Luther King Jr.

Crazy end to Packers vs. Seahawks game! Wow. As much as I dislike the Seahawks (I'm from San Francisco; what do you expect?), that was epic.

The Oscars have decided we need to just honor more white people than we already do. Um ... what?

On the subject of racism and movies, you might want to research more about Selma before you take how events were portrayed in the movie as historical fact. This article by Roger Stone and Phillip Nelson is a good place to start.

It's only January of senior year and I already identify with this kid in The Onion.

I'm attempting to use Twitter! Now how one transitions from 50,000 words to 140 characters, I have not a clue. But it's a good challenge.

My brother informed me a few days ago that Unwind by Neal Shusterman is now the beginning of a series. So an added plus of senior year that I'm discovering: having the time to go back and read more Young Adult books! If you haven't read Unwind, I highly recommend it. It's one of my favorites.