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Reflecting on the Secret Lives of Objects

I recently learned of an idea in Japanese folklore that objects can take on a life of their own once they reach 100 years of age. As Michael Dylan Foster, professor of folklore at Indiana University Bloomington, writes, “The premise is that, when any normal entity–a person, animal, or object–exists for long enough, a spirit… Read the full article…




Preparing for My Internship at Fort Stanwix

In just a few days, I’ll be hitting the road for Rome, New York, to start my internship at Fort Stanwix National Monument. It’s hard for me to believe that June is already here, but I’ve been keeping busy while I wait for my start date. Boston vacation Maymester course I knew that my schedule would be… Read the full article…