Author: Christian

Christian Amyx Black Belt Ceremony

Effort: My Journey to Black Belt

I had been waiting months, practicing for my black belt in Taekwondo and today was the day. Was today really the black belt testing date? I was nervous yet I…

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Connie Mercer’s Mission to Break Poverty

Connie Mercer has a long history of serving the needy. As early as her college days at the University of Chicago, Connie was active in outreach programs. She organized busloads…

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The Great Exhibition Part 3

But, the Queen and her entourage passed our pianos without even a glance. No look, no questions—absolutely nothing. Rather, what I observed, which is forever etched in my memory, was…

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The Great Exhibition Part 2

The entire village turned up the next day to watch the unveiling of the single-piece, cast-iron frame. Father and the head engineer began to conduct many measurements to verify the…

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The Great Exhibition Part 1

The year is 1851 and the weather is already bleak in November. My family and I live in a cozy house in Copenhagen, Denmark, but you wouldn’t know how pretty…

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Singapore Day 1

3/28/16   Yesterday we flew to China and it was so long but I loved Air China because everything is free.  I mean like everything is included in the ticket.…

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The Realiy of Autonomous Cars

The reality of riding in an autonomous vehicle isn’t that far off. A driverless car is capable of understanding its environment through Light, Imaging, Detection, and Ranging (LIDAR) technology to…

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Chicago Day 3: The University of Chicago

7/16/17                                         Yesterday we drove further away from downtown Chicago. We…

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Chicago Day 2: Touring Chicago’s Iconic Skyscrapers

7/15/17 Yesterday we drove back to downtown Chicago to see the other parts of Chicago that we didn’t explore the day before. We went on a boat tour to learn…

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Chicago Day 1: Magnificent Chicago

7/14/17                                    Yesterday we drove to downtown Chicago and walked the Magnificent Mile. It turned out that it was very magnificent because the architect was beautiful; it was detailed and…

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