31 January

VOICES ON UNITY: COMING TOGETHER, FALLING APART

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VOICES ON UNITY: COMING TOGETHER, FALLING APART

Last year while in a creative nonfiction class that changed my life, I was encouraged to submit a piece for an upcoming anthology. So I did. And then it was published. Obviously, that is an extremely condensed version of the story, but that’s the gist. Then, in early December, I was finally able to see that anthology […]

23 January

EVER SKINCARE: BEFORE AND AFTER

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EVER SKINCARE: BEFORE AND AFTER

If you’ve known me for any length of time, you know that I really love skincare. I’ve written about skincare several times on this blog, which you can browse for here. In the past 5 years or so, I’ve been trying to clean up my products and choose more natural options. The problem with that is […]

16 January

10 PHOTOS THAT SHAPED MY YEAR

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10 PHOTOS THAT SHAPED MY YEAR

I love Artifact Uprising, and they had this fun photo challenge at the end of the year. I thought it would be fun to turn it into a blog post, so here are my 10 photos. I didn’t write any captions for the photos, because I kind of just wanted them to speak for themselves. […]

7 January

THE YEAR OF CULTIVATION

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THE YEAR OF CULTIVATION

Hello, there. It’s been a while, I know. I feel like from September until New Year’s Eve was a blur. My sister got married, I went on a bunch of trips, and celebrated all the holidays. Then I woke up and it was 2018, a welcomed sight to move on from the (political, cultural, etc) chaos […]

11 December

LAS VEGAS/PALM SPRINGS TRIP

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LAS VEGAS/PALM SPRINGS TRIP

Grad school is a lot of things — inspiring, exhausting, and a time-suck. So this blog is long overdue, since this trip was back in October. It’s going to be difficult to recount every single thing that happened on this trip, as we packed in A LOT into a short week of travel, but I […]