Book Review: Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry that Forged a Nation by John Ferling

Title: Jefferson and Hamilton: The Rivalry that Forged a Nation Author: John Ferling Genre: History, Nonfiction, North American History, American History, Biography, Politics Publisher: Bloomsbury Press Published: October 1, 2013 Page Amount: 464 pages Goodreads Summary:¬†Jefferson and Hamilton is the story of the fierce struggle-both public and, ultimately, bitterly personal-between these two titans. It ended…

Weekends in London

Remember how last week I was in my vibe of comfort and routine? That was definitely not last weekend. Sure I went to the gym and I slightly increased my attendance in yoga. But things changed as the end of last week rounded the corner. Not only did I realize I should be tossing my…

Visitors from Jolly Old England

Late in what seems to be a poor choice of routine, my post for last week comes up on the Wednesday of the next week. Sorry about that, yeah. But last week was exciting, overwhelming and I’m currently running on two shots of coffee right now, so forgive me if my fingers are slightly trembling…

Dear Mr. President

Dear Mr. President I wanted to take a moment aside to write how incredibly grateful I am for your time as President. Listening to the State of the Union this past Tuesday was a truly moving experience, and as I listened to you describe the millions of jobs we’ve earned, the powerful combination of diplomacy…

It’s Almost Christmas!

In case you weren’t already aware, it’s almost Christmas! I could spend paragraphs upon paragraphs raving about how amazing snow is, and how cold weather is incredible, also how family and this season are my favorite things… but I won’t (given that I’m sure you’ve heard it from me, or like me already). But just…

Back To My Roots

What does going back to your roots mean? I would define it as doing something that embodies a former version of your present self. What I mean by going back to my roots is multidimensional this week. This whole last year has been a whirlwind of new experiences and being forced way out of my…

The Family Comes to Deutschland

As is evident by the title, some of my family came to Berlin this past week to visit for Thanksgiving and in doing so – made me late in posting my usual Sunday weekly overview (Apologies!). Crazily, the six of us did more sightseeing in Berlin than I’ve done in the last two months… quite…