Memorable Moments in an Alien World

Awhile back I met some friends at the Los Angeles Annual Lithuanian Fair.

Being surrounded by a foreign culture – even just for an afternoon – reminded me of my time spent in Europe and caused a pining in me for travel. Read the rest of this entry »

{November 4, 2012}   Captive Audience

Yesterday I met a friend of mine for coffee at this amazing little cafe in south Santa Monica called Dogtown Cafe. I had arrived a bit early and did something I felt most conspicuous about: I took out my Bible and began to read. I felt conspicuous because although I see people reading their Bibles in public all the time in the town I’m from, it seems to be a bit of a rarity in Los Angeles. And, if I’m being truthful, it seems like it could put a target on my back and there is a small, cowardly part of me that just doesn’t know if I could take the heat. Read the rest of this entry »

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