this happened a block away from my school when I... →
reading peace: the history of nonviolence class
For our assignment this week we had to respond to: What good would it do? What good could we do? What is our power? My response: For me, thinking about what I could do is an overwhelming thing. The world and problems suddenly seem so big and I seem so small. But I guess that’s where it can start is with something small. Small things sometimes expand and can affect the bigger problem. But even if...
happy birthday nathan gotsch!
Happiness is not something ready made… It comes from your own actions.– Dalai Lama
best life challenge update
today is my last day of week 4. I started the best life diet weighing in at 138, today I weighed in at 134. I have been eating really well (except for those thin mints my mom sent me) I have been working out, trying to get to the gym 2-3 times a week and yoga on saturdays. I am becoming more toned and slimming down. Tomorrow I will be going into phase 2. Here are the principles of Phase 2:...
my photos from kim's party made my yoga studio's... →
walk with me to cure lupus (or make a pledge)
For those of you who don’t know I run a fundraiser called Change Lupus that benefits The Alliance for Lupus Research. Today I registered for the 2008 Baltimore ALR Walk with Us to Cure Lupus Walkathon, which will be held on Saturday, May 3rd. 100% of the contributions to this event will go to support lupus research programs, because ALR’s Board of Directors pays for all...
HAPPY VALENTINES DAY!
a year of "no".
my pastor tried to set me up with someone on sunday. He said “he’s the short, buff guy passing out bullitens.” and I said “oh, that kid” and he said “he’s not a kid, hes a nice, god-loving man”. I said “I know, “kid” is just a term I use”. I continued the conversation in my head and asked “does he have dark hair, blue...
ariana page russell
I wish my skin did this! cakeface: “Each body becomes an index of passing time. Bones shift, muscles loosen, freckles and wrinkles form, bruises appear; skin is the forum for these transitions. It may also evidence sensitivity, embarrassment, discomfort, fear, excitement, infection, health, attraction, and energy expended—reflecting vulnerability and conditions we’ve inhabited. ...
happy birthday roman!
my neighbor dave recommended this book to me.
The Year of Yes by Maria Dahvana Headley Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly When Idaho-born Headley, a 20-year-old NYU drama student, laments, “I felt like I’d dated and then hated every man in Manhattan,” she thinks perhaps she’s too critical. So she “decided that I would say yes to every man who asked me out on a date.” It sounds disastrous, even...