A Year in Books: 2018

It’s that time of year again! The review of my life this past year, in books! I’ve got longtime favorites, recommendations, and more! That’s right! Thanks to Goodreads, the social site for book lovers, I can tell you everything I read, and everything I felt about what I read, in chronological order! *Audience goes: OOOOOOO* … More A Year in Books: 2018


The countdown has begun! D: Two more posts until IoaC is no longer posting. If you missed my announcement last week, click on the link. If you haven’t then two posts in a row should only be a slight surprise as I had said I’d like to post every week this month if I had … More Anubis


Hello dear readers! As the title of this post suggests, I have an announcement! As of the end of this month, I am done blogging. I know, I know. I’m pretty bummed about it. There was a lot I had planned to share with you guys. Beginning with more Egyptian mythology and The Little Prince and other … More Announcement


HI. It’s Thursday, and since you’re here, I’m sure you know what that means! It’s post time. And today –given last week’s post on Hisaishi and Miyazaki– I felt inspired to talk about the tree spirits known as kodamas. If you’re familiar with Miyazaki, you’ve probably seen or heard of the film Princess Mononoke. It is … More Kodama

Joe Hisaishi Performs Music from the Films of Hayao Miyazaki

HI SIT SIT SIT SIT I HAVE SOMETHING TO GUSH ABOUT. OK *ahem* Ok. So, back in September (on the twenty-first to be exact) my brother and I were fortunate enough to see Joe Hisaishi– THE Joe Hisaishi, conduct the music he wrote for Miyazaki’s films. I KNOW, RIGHT?! This was a dream come true, … More Joe Hisaishi Performs Music from the Films of Hayao Miyazaki