Europe Awaits

In September of this year I will be traveling to Europe for the first time in my 34 years on this planet. This blog is intended to be a place where I can record my pre-departure thoughts and where I will also reflect on the experiences I have while in London and Rome once I … More Europe Awaits

The Roman Forum

Julius Ceasar is buried here, a temple to the god Saturn lay in ruins here.  Vestal virgins spent their lives keeping a fire lit, and tirumphal arches decried Rome’s greatness to the citizens of the empire, and the once pagan Temple of Romulus is now a Catholic Church with the most beautiful doors I’ve ever … More The Roman Forum