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Who was Erasmus of Rotterdam and Why do I Appreciate Him?

Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam (28 October 1466 – 12 July 1536) became one of Europe’s most famous and influential scholars for his work as a Catholic priest, social critic, and teacher. A self-called “citizen of the world,” Erasmus rose from meager beginnings to help define the humanist movement in Northern Europe. So, in 1987…
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Coffee; Preflection

In just a few short weeks, I’ll be boarding my first flight to Central America and I barely speak 3 phrases in Spanish.  I’ve got my travel sized life all packed away in 3oz containers that fit haphazardly into a clear zip lock.  As I spend my last few weeks in Athens…
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Two months In

coffee plants

I’m two months in to my six month internship in sustainable agriculture here at UGA en Costa Rica. Things are starting to come along, so I figured I’d make a second blog post. I studied Horticulture and grew up in the suburbs, so pigs and cows are a new experience!…
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