Tag: Lifestyle

Activities to Pass the Quaran-Time

staying busy, staying home, quarantine activities

What’s shakin’, bacon? How are you holding up? While several of my friends have already started complaining about being bored at home, I’ve begun to realize that quarantining and staying home doesn’t feel that different from when I’d come home from college any other day… guess you could say I didn’t have much of a life before COVID-19 and this social distancing thing has just highlighted that fact, ha! Regardless, I’ve never been the type of person who bores easily. I always have a million things to do or things I could choose to do (continue learning an instrument, read, write short stories, blog, play chess, etc.). But I realize not everyone is as eager to reorganize their bedroom or practice calligraphy as I am. So given that, I decided to round up a few ideas to keep you busy during this time—some are basic, some are outlandish, but hopefully you find that some of them are unique (and actually appealing). Without further ado… Continue reading “Activities to Pass the Quaran-Time”

Didn’t Even Make the Casting Call

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A few weeks ago, my mom forwarded me an email with the message, “You should give this a try.” As I scrolled through the images of the email to see what she was referring to, I realized it was a model casting call for Denver Fashion Week. You may recall that I wrote about my experience seeing a show at Denver Fashion Week last November, including how weird most of the clothing was and how strangely some of the models walked. Given the no-cost, low-stakes opportunity to finally launch my modeling career (rich with sarcasm), I figured, why the heck wouldn’t I try out? So I found a friend to go with me and we signed up to walk the runway at the casting call on March 1st. Continue reading “Didn’t Even Make the Casting Call”

How I Finally Stopped Picking My Face

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I know, I know, this topic is less than glamorous. Gross, most people would even say. But I decided to write about it anyway because picking my face is something I’ve really struggled with in the past, and I know I can’t be the only one… If I could help just one person stop this horrible habit, then it would be worth sharing this embarrassing thing about myself! So, if you’re like me and find pimple popping extremely satisfying (I hate to admit it), then keep reading to learn the one trick I have implemented that has made all the difference in my complexion. Continue reading “How I Finally Stopped Picking My Face”