Three Days to Go…A 101 Year Old Throwback

It was the 5th of November yesterday, and we had a little fun with the tradition of burning the Guy on Gwangalli Beach in Busan. Not exactly the same Guy as the unfortunate gunpowder scapegoat from 400 years ago. More a 2016 version.

Give us this day our daily routine

This is how I get ready most days, at the start of 2016. At 28 years old, I am in possession of some pretty good skills at hair and makeup. I wear this look almost every day in one incarnation or another. Braids. Winged eyeliner. Blush. Here’s a before and after for you! The lighting…

I’m Sick of Curated Online Personae

I’m from Louisville, Colorado. It’s not unique to L-Ville, but a great many people from my hometown are super into making their Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and general online persona look as perfect as can be. Many people I know get professional photography done, in just gorgeous lighting, with all the derpy faces removed. For like,…

How to Buy an Antique Engagement Ring (in London)

We’re engaged! Yay! Pleased as I am with my engagement leaf, we chose a ring together. This is a statement about our relationship in terms of equality in big decisions, but also the most practical option. There is nothing to stop a couple from deciding to buy the ring together in 2014. This way, I…