But once a month, every month, for the last eight months, my heart has broken. Every negative pregnancy test has shattered me and each time a well-intentioned person asks, “and when are you going to have a baby?” my heart blisters as I respond, “soon I hope.”
My grandfather was a tough man to get to know. He was stubborn, loud, and let you know his opinion on everything. But he loved. He loved the best way he knew how. And he was a good man. I know this because he raised my mother. A woman who embodies love with no restrictions; love with no conditions.
i have been front and center for a shit ton of epic live performances by some of my favorite artists. my mister and i collect vinyl and spend countless hours hunting for treasure among stacks of wax where ever we travel.
this june my mister and i are embarking on our greatest adventure yet – we are becoming parents! i am beyond excited to discover what the next months of pregnancy hold and cannot wait to share my reflections on the journey! my family and i are looking forward to a beautiful, peaceful experience.
as a woman, as a writer, and as a republican i will make just one statement on an election in which i have remained mostly silent. regardless which way you voted donald trump is the future president of the united states of america. period. when president obama won both terms i was devastated and straight up terrified for our country. that being said i still called him my president. i still prayed for his success and i sure as hell didn’t take to the streets of new york city to burn the american flag or spray paint swastika symbols on business store fronts.
Concert Review: Florence and the Machine/ Barclays Center 6.5.16 The Aquarian Weekly. August 17, 2016
BROOKLYN, NY – Like anyone who hears even a single Florence And The Machine song, I possessed a deep appreciation for the artist and her band. That being said, nothing could have possibly prepared me for the pure, unfiltered magic I experienced inside the Barclays Center on a blistering night this June.
An Interview With The Lumineers: Wesley Schultz Unveils The Stories Behind The Band’s Intimate Lyrics And Irresistible Sing-A-Long Songs
Folk rock band The Lumineers exploded onto the scene in 2012 with a refreshing alternative to the chart dominating electronic music of the time and quickly built up an enormous following. Since then fans have been ravenous for a follow up to The Lumineers’ wildly successful, self-titled debut album.
today marks one year since the doors of k & co. salon and spa opened for the first time. in this last trip around the sun krissy has evolved into a full boss bitch. it has been an inspiration to watch someone i love so deeply push through the terrifying early days of small business uncertainty.
growing up i was never without a pet. first there was luke. my father rescued the black lab from starving in the streets and to this day considers the dog he long buried the greatest friend he ever had.
With her eyeliner winged and her inky raven hair pulled back into a ponytail, Gina punched out the opening notes of “Back To Black.” I was anxious to hear if Royale had the voice or grit to cover the legendary Amy Winehouse. She opened her mouth and unhurriedly sang the song to absolute perfection. I put down my tea and tuned in.