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wash your hands.

what better time to revive the ol’ blog that during a global pandemic? here’s a quick update: there are currently six cases of COVID-19 in my city, but i’m sure there are many, many more. i will be teaching from home for the next two weeks, but i’m sure there will be more time than… Continue reading wash your hands.

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february 2017 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} neutrogena ultra sheer sunscreen spf 70 – after my skin cancer scare that i’ve been dealing with for the past couple months, i have been more careful about wearing sunscreen all. the. time.  i like this sunscreen because i can blend it into my moisturizer and it’s not greasy.  it sits well… Continue reading february 2017 monthly favorites.

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january 2017 monthly favorites.

{favorite makeup and skincare} neutrogena hydro boost hydrating tint – i’ve been wanting a lighter foundation lately.  plus, my skin has been kind of dry with it being dry and cold lately.  i already use the hydro boost gel-cream, so i thought i’d try this one.  i LOVE it.  but i figured out pretty quickly… Continue reading january 2017 monthly favorites.

'merica · on my soapbox

we live in uncomfortable times. 

“they” say never to discuss politics or religion in mixed company. …but those are my favorite subjects! so needless to say, the past month has been weird. the best word to describe it is uncomfortable. i’ve had conversations with friends and family that left me feeling icky or squirmy.  i’ve had to tell myself to… Continue reading we live in uncomfortable times. 

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1•27 | high five for friday!

…one…   i’m having a nephew!  (is that how you say it??  do i say i’m expecting a nephew?  this is weird.)  anyway…my sister is having a little boy!  my very first nephew.  so exciting!  wait…what do i do with a little boy?  i had sisters.  i have no idea what i’m doing.  this is… Continue reading 1•27 | high five for friday!

'merica · on my soapbox

my favorite images from the national women’s march

i think there was a lot of confusion about the women’s march. it wasn’t about trump. it was about society at large. it was about saying: don’t tell me to be quiet, listen to me, and i’m not going away. i’m paying close attention. we’ve come a long way, and we’re not going backwards. 

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1•20 | high five for friday!

…one…   it’s easy to just post something on MLK day and move on, but if you really listen to his words, they’re so applicable to today even forty years later.   ….two…   i saw “hidden figures” on MLK day.  it seemed fitting.  and what a great movie!!  i loved it!  it was so… Continue reading 1•20 | high five for friday!

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1•13 | high five for friday!

…one…   yes, you’re in the right place…  my blog got a facelift!  each year in january, i redesign it.  this is my favorite one yet! ….two…   president obama said his goodbyes this week.  and i was crying.  then he gave vice prez joe the presidential metal of freedom.  and when joe cries, everyone… Continue reading 1•13 | high five for friday!