Marilyn Manson – When I was growing up Marilyn Manson was public enemy number one, or number two. Manson and Slim Shady seemed to flip flop between who was most hated on any given week. I was a huge fan of both. Although I was only eight years old when his 1996 Antichrist Superstar hit, … Continue reading Words of wisdom brought to you by Marilyn Manson
🔅 There are many ways to honor the sun. and after a morning of introspection and mediation to celebrate the harvest moon and the arrival of the fall equinox, the great solar eclipse of 2017 became a special carpe diem type of moment. For well wishes, I made a travel token with some marigold heads … Continue reading The Sun & Moon’s Solar Eclipse
The NBA pulled all of its star studded celeb fans to the stage this year for its 2017 NBA Awards ceremony. Drake played comedian and host, while Nicki Minaj performed with 2 Chainz. Since you've been following the basketball season, you've seen a rise in popularity of the Milwaukee Bucks. The klout the Bucks have … Continue reading NBA 2017 Rookie of the Year
It's Earth Day! Yayyy!!! Making the best impact you possibly can on the environment is not a trend anymore, it's critical. While I'm not a gardening aficionado, I'm dedicated to the environment - trees, air, sustainability and water.Being water and energy efficient, and anti-hazardous waste dumping, should be a concentrated priority. With the latest 2017 … Continue reading Daily Inspiration brought to you by Nickelodeon and Home Depot
This year has been nothing short of a venti-sized espresso of tyranny against women, schools, the poor and immigrants. Fortunately, Twitter reminds all of us social media users, through its "trending topics," about how happy we can be that equal pay day is celebrated once a year and it's wonderful. Thanks, Twitter! [Inserts Kanye quote] … Continue reading Equal Pay Day and Driving Progress
My favorite place on the eastern seaboard is Bryant Park. Located a few blocks from Times Square on Avenue of the Americas, Bryant Park, the backyard of the New York Public Library (the lot as a whole is my favorite), is the most peaceful place. During the summer they have a wide range of free … Continue reading A New York Gem
I think after this I can call myself a civil rights activist. Being a wonderful woman and having the rights to my own body is a right not a privilege. And after marching against global warming, and for black lives matter, I'm finally marching for equality of all shades – marriage, salary wages, opportunities, religious … Continue reading See you in D.C. : Women’s March on Washington for All
I was wished a "Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day." The gesture was considerate with all good intent but this is not a happy day. This day is a reminder that "This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of … Continue reading Remembering Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.
I consider myself a writer. I've written for two college newspapers, and two degrees in communication. To me writing is almost like breathing, the same way running is almost like breathing to a runner. So here I am staring 2017 in the eye, with a fresh scent of a 2016 trauma, trying to physically digest … Continue reading What is the purpose of journalism?
This VS Fashion Show performance was so fun, flawless, and sexy. Confession: It also made me a Bieliber. I'd be lying if I said I don't perform to this song all the time - either in my apartment Cameron Diaz/Charlie's Angels style or while I run in the park. Victoria's Secret "PinkBall" segment in 2012 … Continue reading My Favorite Victoria Secrets Fashion Show Moment Ever
Well here it is, November 8, 2016, the night before (blog later continued on the night of) the most vital election of our time. An election that can decide whether nations go forward economically.... or backward developmentally. This election week is like running into a police station after being chased by the scream killer on Halloween night - you're … Continue reading Still With Her … Elections 2016
There's a Selena Gomez cup and the T-Swift girl squad issue is finally addressed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNcdlLIOdNw
damn. A young boy crying for his father.... shakes me up a little </3. I am a positive person, a friend to all, even the judgmental ones. in a world where there is so much distance created by smart phones and mass media, what the hell do I have to lose by having a 40 … Continue reading Alton Sterling
Song of the day is ::drum roll::..... Social Distortion - Story of My Life https://youtu.be/oh8zcbC_Dcw
I think Chris Rock just became a hero. Here it is the biggest night in Hollywood, glitz, glam and the truths of #OscarsSoWhite, then consequently #HollywoodSoWhite, has gained national attention and social momentum. In the crux of the hype? The host. After a particularly painful past few years of people of color being subjects of … Continue reading Chris Rock For the Win: Oscars 2016