A Day at the Creation Museum ๐Ÿฆ–

Adam in the Garden of Eden, at the Creation Museum

Recently I visited the Creation Museum (not far from Cincinnati), which Iโ€™ve always wanted to see for funsies. In the past, Iโ€™ve gone deep on both sides of the evolution vs creation debate, since learning about the science of evolution was one of the earlier steps for me in moving away from the wacky religious… Continue reading A Day at the Creation Museum ๐Ÿฆ–

Seven Weeks on an American Road Trip ๐Ÿš—

Between March and May of this year, I spent seven weeks on one of the most American things I can think of: a road trip across the USA. The last time Iโ€™d done something like this I was nine years old. Back then, my sisters and I liked to pass the endless hours in the… Continue reading Seven Weeks on an American Road Trip ๐Ÿš—

Karen Zerby Leak: Unmasking a Cult Leader Who’d Remained Faceless for Nearly 30 Years ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Zaren Kerby drawing: eyes

It was 2005, and cult leader Karen Zerby was in hiding, as she had been for decades. Zerby was the head of the Family International (also known as the Children of God), a Christan cult that was paranoid in general, but leaders took secrecy to another level. No one knew where Zerby lived, and her… Continue reading Karen Zerby Leak: Unmasking a Cult Leader Who’d Remained Faceless for Nearly 30 Years ๐Ÿ•ต๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Heavy Metal Belgrade ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป

Mortal Kombat band, Serbia

I met Max at Serbian language school, and we'd agreed on a Friday to meet up the next day, which would be our first time hanging out for more than a 30 minute lunch between classes. It turned out great. We started at Republic Square, found a cafรฉ off of Knez Mihailova for a relaxing… Continue reading Heavy Metal Belgrade ๐Ÿค˜๐Ÿป