27 March

IRELAND: PART ONE

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IRELAND: PART ONE

Returning home from Ireland was like returning from a different world. A world where the hills are always green, and the people are always kind. A world where a pint and a conversation were always within reach. I knew I would love this country, but I don’t think I was prepared for how much I […]

19 February

I TRIED CUPPING THERAPY

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I TRIED CUPPING THERAPY

My friend Eva (who you might remember I interviewed for Whiskey with a West Virginian) recently posted that she has started offering cupping as part of her massage therapy business, and she basically just needed some guinea pigs. Because I’ve always been curious about cupping, I messaged her and made an appointment. If you aren’t familiar […]

12 February

LOVE YOUR PERSON

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LOVE YOUR PERSON

Valentine’s Day is Tuesday. If I were the type to really care about Valentine’s Day, I would make a bigger deal about this post, but my husband is currently in the kitchen washing the disgusting dishes in our sink, so I feel like I’m a winner no matter what I post, or what day it […]

25 January

THE WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON: MY SOUL IS ON FIRE

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THE WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON: MY SOUL IS ON FIRE

“I am unafraid to be nasty, because I am nasty like Susan, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Amelia, Rosa, Gloria, Condoleezza, Sonia, Malala, Michelle, Hillary.” — Ashley Judd, performing the poem “I am a Nasty Woman” by Nina Donovan. The night before we left for D.C., I had doubts. After almost falling asleep, I woke up to mental […]

15 January

Whiskey with a West Virginian: Eva Ball

Whiskey with a West Virginian: Eva Ball

Whiskey with a West Virginian was born out of an idea to connect with my fellow mountaineers. I have an urge to discuss how we as a community can make our state better, as well as get back to my journalism roots a bit. These are not formal interviews, but rather fun opportunities to connect, have a […]