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The Story of Me & Star Trek – Part 2

The Story of Me and Star Trek: Continued How Science Fiction Changed My Life I didn't have much exposure to science fiction in my early years. Movies, art, literature, and music were always lively dinner table topics, but not of the sci fi variety. The wide wide world of what is today mainstream media (comic based,… Continue reading The Story of Me & Star Trek – Part 2

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The Anglophile Chronicles – Part 1, Introduction

Hello Explores! Pip Pip! 'Ello art lovers!* *Who can guess today's obscure film reference? Today I am excited to announce a new series on Exploring Historian: The Anglophile Chronicles. This is in preparation for a 3 week solo jaunt I have planned through the UK this coming September. (But also it's because I'm obsessed with… Continue reading The Anglophile Chronicles – Part 1, Introduction

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Emotions Running High – Visiting Hiroshima, Japan

I recently returned from a visit to Japan on a wonderful guided tour with G Adventures. Upon returning home, everyone has asked me my favorite part of the trip. Normally I need a bit of time after I travel to truly asses what my favorite aspect has been. However this time, almost without hesitation, I've answered "visiting the… Continue reading Emotions Running High – Visiting Hiroshima, Japan

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Finishing the Hat – My Encounter With George Seurat

This weekend while on a trip to Chicago, I ventured into the Art Institute. Wandering through, finding my museum pace, drinking in all the incredible works, listening to their stories and backgrounds through my handheld "I'm a tourist" device, and fully entering the zone when suddenly Sunday in the Park by George Seurat appeared before me.… Continue reading Finishing the Hat – My Encounter With George Seurat