Wieder in der Schule: My journey back to German language classes

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Raymond Carver: Still Looking Out for Number One

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Lipstick Swatch & Impression: L’Oreal Color Riche Matte Lipstick (Paris Cherry)

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how i make time for books for reluctant mama

How I make time for books

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Notes | Poetry

Once upon a rainy day

By on March 21, 2017

… Greg and I tied the knot in an intimate gathering attended by family and friends. It was, to me, the most beautiful day to wake up to. There were funny anecdotes of forgotten rings and ripped stockings that only made the day even more memorable. Add to that the family and friends who spent their […]

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PH to DE: A Transit Diary | Poetry

Kim Addonizio: Darkening, Then Brightening

By on November 14, 2016
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The cloud has been lifted. Wandering listless and seemingly lost in the bureaucratic noise created by simply wanting to be together is behind us now. This predicament can perhaps be blamed on past transgressions of individuals cutting corners hence necessitating security measures that spiraled and became this new convoluted system. Nevertheless, they matter so little now. It is […]

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Beauty | Notes

3-part fuss free daily beauty routine

By on November 6, 2016
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My love affair with makeup started when my mother’s best friend gave me my first Mac lipstick. It may not be the case then but I certainly felt transformed each time I apply the buttery formula on my lips. It was only when I started working that I had access to troves of cosmetic products. What […]

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Poetry

Edgar Guest: On Quitting

By on October 27, 2016
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With the coming of a new year (a new day, week even) comes various resolves about quitting. There was a man who quit his job every 31st of December to refocus and assess whether what he is doing is what he would want to be spending his time on. The more typical fare would be […]

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