Month: November 2016

Monday blues

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Is there anything more versatile, revolutionary, and just plain cool as denim? A staple in every Western girl and boy’s closet since the 1950s, denim is one of those few clothing items that truly never goes out of style. It’s physical form may change from decade to decade (skinny, straight, boot-cut; bedazzled, ripped, bleached; dresses, jackets, skirts, jeans, etc.), but denim continues to remain an indispensable component of most peoples’ wardrobes. They can convey any […]

friday favorites

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Wow, guys. What. A. Week. Are you as wiped out as I am? After the emotional roller coaster that was this past week, I don’t know if I’ve ever been more relieved to see Friday. Like most people I know, I am still in a state of shock by the election results. All week long, I’ve felt myself vascillate between bouts of intense sadness and random bursts of anger, followed by quiet moments of dispair. […]

on being nosy…

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I will be the first to admit that I am super nosy. I love exploring how other people live, what their personal relationships are like, what they do at work, what they pay for rent, what they eat for breakfast, etc., etc. I like to think that this curiosity for others’ lives comes from some general anthropological interest in humans, but I fully recognize that it could also be due to the fact that I […]


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So, I know I said I was ‘back’ on the blog but… Well… Umm. I got too busy. Terrible excuse, but really true. Starting a new job is hard!  I knew that it would take me a while to find the extra brain-space for the blog, but I didn’t anticipate how long it would actually take. Come to think of it, starting a new job is a lot like moving; exciting, exhausting, invigorating, anxiety-producing, fun, […]