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Closet Confessional: Quality Over Quantity

Closet Confessional: Quality Over Quantity

FAST FASHION I remember the first time I saw an H&M. I was walking through the Forum Shops at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. As I passed one designer shop after another, I fawned over the textured fabrics, the intricate details and the careful designs. Since moving to a small town six years prior, the […]

Dyed with Pink, Brushed with Confidence

Dyed with Pink, Brushed with Confidence

It’s ironic that one small change to the outside can initiate a revolution on the inside. At least, that’s what happened for me. I might catwalk around like the key to confidence was a birthright, but, truth be told, I’m totally insecure. Everywhere I go, I feel like all eyes are on me, and it’s […]

Marine mammals get a lending hand from the community

Marine mammals get a lending hand from the community

                SAUSALITO, Calif. – The sound of a dozen rambunctious, hungry seals fills the observation deck of the Marine Mammal Center’s sprawling landscape. Children race up to the railings, pressing their squirmy bodies against it, eager to get a look at the oil-slick bodies flopping below. The 42-year-old […]

A Sanctuary in Burning Man

A Sanctuary in Burning Man

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Bright colors, sweltering heat, a euphoric atmosphere. This is the climate of Burning Man. The festival, held in Black Rock City, Nevada, is designed as a social experiment for the community. Participants create a faux utopia and practice such virtues as self-reliance and preservation, all while producing art. California may seem like […]

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