Month: July 2016

Being Blonde: How My Hair Color Has Impacted My Life

How Being a Blonde Affects My Life: Right away, as a kid, I saw the correspondence between my hair color and sex. It was the nineties; women were confidently sporting long and fluffy locks (think Julia Roberts' big hair), and this hair was an essential element of fashion and sex appeal. I remember always trying to fluff up my flat hair with hairspray that would inevitably weigh it down and flatten it further. I knew that with my hair color, came a role I had to play, not unlike an actress.

Right away, as a kid, I saw the correspondence between my hair color and sex. It was the nineties; women were confidently sporting long and fluffy locks (think Julia Roberts’ big hair), and this hair was an essential element of fashion and sex appeal. I remember always trying to fluff up my flat hair with …

7 Adorable and Riveting Apps I Can’t Get Enough Of

Alongside my productive and grading apps are apps that take me away during times of boredom, stress or general restlessness. Above all, these apps emit vibrant colors, comforting music, and nonviolent ambitions. So, unashamedly, I'll share my digital twinkles with you. Hopefully, like me, you will find sanctuary and entertainment with my favorite adorable apps.

It was 1991, or ’92. I was maybe six or seven years old. My ballet backpack rested next to me. Every so often I caught a whiff of sweaty hairspray coming from the slick perfect bun seemingly glued to my head. My ballet class was over, but Mom’s Jazzercise had just begun. After a few …

Why You Should Try Hiking in Florida: A Basic Guide and Resource

Unexpectedly, the flat and swampy state offers one of a kind areas and trails that are very well suited for adventurous family hiking. While you may not encounter the muddy uphill of Appalachia or the rocky walkways of Costa Rica, you can find environments flourishing with vibrant trails to explore

I know. It’s hot, flat, subtropical and sometimes muggy. Why, how and who wants to hike in Florida? However, the state and its seal tell a different story. Unexpectedly, the flat and swampy state offers one of a kind areas and trails that are very well suited for adventurous family hiking. While you may not encounter …

Top 8 Reasons to Love the USA

Top 8 Reasons to Love the USA: It's the Fourth of July, America's Independence Day, and in the whirlpool of this year's election, economic uncertainty and political corruption, I still intend celebrate today. Digging through my criticisms of current American politics and social injustices, I've come across a box of potential: my top 8 reasons to love the USA.

It’s the Fourth of July, America’s Independence Day, and in the whirlpool of this year’s election, economic uncertainty and political corruption, I still intend celebrate today. Digging through my criticisms of current American politics and social injustices, I’ve come across a box of potential: my top 8 reasons to love the USA. Top 8 Reasons …

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