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the liebster award

the liebster award

In keeping with my recent decision to take this blog less seriously, I’ve decided to participate in what is, essentially, a massive blogger-only chain letter called The Liebster Award. I got nominated by the amazing Harper of Harper Honey, and now I must do four things: List eleven facts about myself. Answer Harper’s eleven questions. Nominate(…)

color of the year: radiant orchid

color of the year: radiant orchid

Pantone has announced the color of the year, and I am having a (perhaps undue) emotional response. What’s the color? Fucking purple. Don’t get me wrong. I love purple. I liked emerald a lot, but I think purple is absolutely wonderful. I’m freaking out because I totally saw this coming. I’m sure I have it on(…)

i [heart] my major: history and film

i [heart] my major: history and film

This is the seventh post in That Girl Magazine’s I [heart] my Major series! Do you have deep and unreasonable affection for your chosen course of study? Would you like to encourage younger folks to follow in your fantastic footsteps? Contact That Girl Magazine using my contact form, or contact me on facebook. Freshman fall, I was a film(…)

it’s link thursday!

it’s link thursday!

It’s not just any Link Thursday. Today is a very special halloweeny Link Thursday! First and foremost, you should read about the D.C. Spooktacular. There are creepy crawlitics and representative demonocracy! If you can count all the puns in this article, I’ll give you a prize. I’ll wait…. Okay, now stop counting puns and instead(…)

what about those fairy tales…

what about those fairy tales…

The first fairy tale that I remember hearing was the story of how my parents met. While it did not fit into a “tale type” and was not written by the Grimms, to me this story represented the ultimate fairy tale. It began once upon a time in 1985, in the far away land of(…)

i [heart] my major: journalism

i [heart] my major: journalism

This is the sixth post in That Girl Magazine’s revived I [heart] my Major series! Do you have deep and unreasonable affection for your chosen course of study? Would you like to encourage younger folks to follow in your fantastic footsteps? Contact That Girl Magazine using my contact form, or contact me on facebook. I became a journalism major(…)

4 dorm styles that describe every dorm room ever

4 dorm styles that describe every dorm room ever

I’m beginning to feel nostalgic for college already, and I haven’t even started senior year yet. Maybe that’s absurdly premature, but think of it this way: There’s a distinct possibility this will be my last ever back-to-school season. Depressing, right? I love back-to-school shopping. It allows me to imagine I will be a totally different(…)