1. I made a new layout featuring a sunflower I found near Dupont Circle and some jovial garden buddies. They were all very pleased to have their picture taken. Also note that in the header menu you may find a link to a new page called Art and Design Portfolio.
2. The blog is now on a two-week-long hiatus as I fly to Turkey and tour through Istanbul, Bursa, Edirne, and Ankara, and then settle into my apartment and classes in Alanya. But I’ll be back in no time with travel tales and photos and probably more etymologies and quotations.
3. Change can be challenging but it is much preferable to inertia. Enjoy the end of summer and remember to embrace all the changes in your life.