Blog Posts - The Emerald



News and Updates from Sigma Pi Fraternity – Circa 1916

One of the many fascinating elements of reading past issues of The Emerald is generating a basic idea of the climate within a Sigma Pi chapter during the early years of the fraternity. I recently finished reading the January 1916 issue of The Emerald...
by JerseySmarts.com on Jun 21, 2016

The Emerald Key Blitz

Title: The Emerald Key Author: Mark Frederickson & Melora Pineda Genre: Middle Grade Adventure Publisher: Blue Tulip Publishing   Penny and Laci are headed for a mundane summer vacation until a mysterious journal unlocks a portal to anothe...
by Booky Thoughts and Me on Dec 24, 2015

Inspiring Words from Past Grand Sage William D. Akers

Over the last several months, I’ve spent some time reading through past issues of our fraternity’s national magazine, The Emerald. There are some truly inspiring words in these magazines. And those words are spoken in a tone of voice that...
by JerseySmarts.com on Jul 15, 2015

Wat Phra Kaew in Chiang-Rai

Wat Phra Kaew in Chiang-Rai is historically significant for the Thai People. It was a past home to the Emerald Buddha now located in Wat Phra Kaew next to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Within the grounds of the Temple there is a Buddhist Museum which...
by Thailand Travel Blog on Dec 19, 2014

Wat Phra Kaew in Chian-Rai

Wat Phra Kaew in Chiang-Rai is historically significant for the Thai People. It was a past home to the Emerald Buddha now located in Wat Phra Kaew next to the Grand Palace in Bangkok. Within the grounds of the Temple there is a Buddhist Museum which...
by Thailand Travel Blog on Dec 19, 2014

The Three Reasons Why You Should See the Golden Mount in Bangkok

The Phu Khao Thong or the Golden Mount is a temple formed from a man-made hill found inside the complex of the Wat Saket temple. The Wat Saket temple is located in Pom Prap Sattru Phai district in Bangkok and is one of the many important temples in T...
by Cush Travel on Dec 3, 2014

Wat Phra Kaew - Temple of the Emerald Buddha

Wat Phra KaewEmerald BuddhaThis is an update to a previous blog to show more recent photos and includes a video tour of this awesome Temple. Wat Phra Sri Rattana Satsadaram (Wat Phra Kaew) is also called "the Temple of the Emerald Buddha".  This...
by Thailand Travel Blog on Oct 8, 2014

Sigma Pi and Greek Life from October 1914 to October 2014

One hundred years ago today, Sigma Pi Fraternity published Volume II, Number 1 of The Emerald magazine. You can see the simple yet elegant cover of that one hundred year-old issue below. I believe that looking back at what was printed in The Emerald...
by JerseySmarts.com on Oct 1, 2014

Words of Wisdom in Sigma Pi’s First Issue of The Emerald

Several weeks ago my fraternity (Sigma Pi) made the entire history of our national magazine (The Emerald) available online. For those who enjoy reading about the history of our organization and learning more about the true foundations of the fraterna...
by JerseySmarts.com on Aug 25, 2014

Saem Global Eco Red Nail Polish Swatch

Another swatch post.  We own a few reds, but not all of them look good on us.  Some reds would make my hands look dirty and dull.  Today's swatch is Saem's Global Eco Red.  This red really brighten up my hands, making them look br...
by thechichicho on Dec 7, 2013

Paul & Joe #32 Swatch (Peachy Coral)

Here is a swatch of Paul & Joe's #32 swatch.  It's a peach coral color. It's the bottle on the right.  I don't really like Paul & Joe's bottles.  They are so plain and old school.  They also don't have much colors to choos...
by thechichicho on Dec 5, 2013

Fashion Casbah Article Archive - 2011 Fall and Winter The Emerald Green Color Trends

- The vibrant color trend for this upcoming F/W 11 season is sure to be all of the rage for fashionistas everywhere ... Read more - Fashion, Trends and Styles - - -...
by Fashion Casbah on Nov 9, 2013

Legends of Amun Ra: The Emerald Tablet | Book Review

Title: Legends of Amun Ra: The Emerald Tablet Author: Joshua Silverman Genre: Sci-Fi/fantasy Publisher: Enchanted Forest Press (September 13, 2012)   Synopsis: Buried beneath the Egyptian sands lies a relic from a society whose knowledge has bee...
by Stressed Rach on Jun 20, 2013

OPI's Oz Collection - Lights of the Emerald City

I have been looking for this glitter polish from the Oz collection for a very long time. It's sold out everywhere in Hing Kong and is over priced in Korea. Finally I got it in Vancouver!!! Love the white large square with the smaller holo squar...
by thechichicho on Jun 15, 2013

Legends of Amun Ra: The Emerald Tablet Book Tour Promo | Giveaway

Genre: Sci-Fi, Fantasy Leoros doesn’t have many friends. The son of a scientist and archeologist, he is constantly on the move. But when his parents make a startling discovery in Egypt, Leoros’ world is turned upside down. Do you wish you...
by Stressed Rach on May 24, 2013

The Emerald Isle and St. Pat’s Cross

As promised, today (naturally) is about the Emerald Isle and St. Pat’s Cross. Because it’s 17 March it’s all about the Irish! If the Fashion Mister and I didn’t live here in Australia, I’m pretty sure it would be in Irel...
by As Time Goes, Buy on Mar 16, 2013

The Emerald Isle or Oz the Great and Powerful?

I’ve been looking at some photos from a few years ago and I was reminded of some interesting similarities between the emerald isle and the home of Oz the great and powerful, Washington D.C. Sorry, that is probably a reference to the fact that I...
by As Time Goes, Buy on Mar 15, 2013


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