The Katydid Bug

Some of the coolest bugs are the masters of disguise, the ones with awesome camouflage. One of the best is the katydid bug. We could walk right by these bugs and never actually find them. The katydid bug’s camouflage is extremely detailed. They don’t just have the shape and color of leaves though; they grow…

Happiness Isn’t Always Sunny

In northern Chile, there is a narrow strip of land with majestic views. It lies between the Andes Mountain and the Pacific Ocean. The weather is almost always perfectly sunny. Morning after morning brings a beautiful sunny day to illuminate the towering mountains. Evenings often display incredible sunsets. Even though storms can be seen out…

Newsflash: It’s Just a Game

I absolutely love sports. I’ve grown up throwing, kicking, and hitting just about every ball out there. I also enjoy watching sports. I can often be found been watching a diverse selection sports, even a good curling match. The energy and excitement of competition is exhilarating. However, there are some occasions where I get a…

The Paris Shootings

It’s heartbreaking. Once again we must stand by helplessly and watch the tragic aftermath of a shooting. Last week masked gunmen broke into the French newspaper, Charlie Hebdo. This began a series of assaults over the next few days. When the smoke cleared, the wreckage left in their wake totaled up to seventeen dead and at least…

Open Our Eyes

Please open our eyes, Lord, Because closing you out we cannot afford. Open our eyes to what is true, To the inspired words that have come from You. Open our eyes to what is honorable, Never supporting what You find intolerable. Open our eyes to what is right, So that we can stand up for…