Musical Instrument Museum

One of the places that anyone has to visit in Phoenix is the Musical Instrument Museum. It’s located in the northern-most reaches of Phoenix proper, but going there is a must. It is, to my surprise, the only global musical instrument museum in the world. And when they say it is a global instrument museum, […]

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The Things I Never Wrote

I’m back in America, and it’s been a strange process of reintegrating back into American culture. Looking back, trying to process everything, there were many subjects I started drafts on, or contemplating writing about, but never got around to doing. There were cutesy things, like the best and worst list I had planned to compose. […]

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The Ugly Side of Nationalism

Nationalism: Patriotic feelings, principles, or efforts. 1. An extreme form of this, esp. marked by feelings of superiority over other countries. 2. Advocacy of a political independence for a particular country. -From New Oxford American Dictionary. Every country has nationalism, but it’s when that nationalism teeters to the first sub definition that things become worrisome. […]

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