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Why I’m Leaving Everything to go to Thailand Alone

In my next few posts I will talk ad nauseam about my plans for my trip to Southeast Asia, but before I go I think it’s important to close some doors behind me. Many people, especially my grandma, think it’s crazy that I’m quitting a great job to go to Thailand alone.  Here is a little bit about where I’ve been and why I’m going.


Cancer Patient Makeovers

The Most Uplifting Makeovers – Cancer Patients

It’s always difficult for me to get back into the blogging groove when I’ve been away from it for a while.  I hoard stories in a Firefox tab group that I’m dying to share with the world, yet never know where to start!  Then I saw this heartwarming and hilarious video about Cancer patients. Yup, the big C. And it’s got such a refreshing twist.  I won’t spoil it, but I wish ALL people would take a minute to rethink the kind of makeovers they really could use.  It’s only fashion. (more…)

Origami Shoes

Shoes. So essential and yet often so taken for granted.  These origami shoes are a genius answer to providing affordable footwear to those in poverty in developing countries. (more…)

Janelle Monae - Tuxedos and Feminism

Janelle Monae – Tuxedos and Feminism

In addition to really liking her sound and style, Janelle Monae’s lyrics are pretty awesome. Listen to the first and last minute of this song below.Her lyrics feature references to actually interesting things, like the book Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, which I haven’t read, and is the basis of the movie Blade Runner, which I haven’t seen. Maybe I should! Regardless of what Google tells me about her lyrics, I just love it when singers sing about things other than sex, partying, and breakups.  She also wears tuxedos all the time when she’s working, black and white, a very unique and incredible look. She just offers something so different from her contemporaries and I find it REALLY refreshing.

Make-up, Porn Stars and Beauty Pageant Queens

It’s not often that I find myself looking at either porn stars or teen pageant queens on my computer, but today was an exception.  Oh Huffington Post, how you lead me astray.  First, let’s talk about make-up artist Melissa Murphy, who photographed the faces of numerous female porn actresses before and after make-up.  The transformation is shocking. (more…)

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