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“You,” the woman called from the open window of the car that was backing into a spot on Piedmont by the Park.

I pulled BBG leash in tight until she was standing next to me, her tongue lolling out but barely visible in the deep blue dark of the late evening. 339 more words

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Five Finds on Friday: Stu Rifkin

On Fridays we feature five food finds selected by local chefs and personalities.  This week’s picks come from Stu Rifkin, the restaurateur and real estate maven who has done it all when it comes to Charlottesville restaurants: owned them, ran them, and brokered their sale.  296 more words

Five Finds On Friday

Crush Rush in Spring

There’s a time for love any day and everyday, but when is that love most frequent? According to Facebook’s Data Science Team, “for a net increase in relationships was April 1st, or April Fool’s Day, which saw 20% more relationship initiations than splits”. 19 more words

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Portfolio Time

So it’s finally that part of my college career where I’m trying to put my self out there to be “scouted” and in hopes of playing in the big leagues. 244 more words


In Her Steps (A Woman's Grace)

Grace is an anointed elegance of the way one moves
The dance or the walk of a woman
An eternal aurora of a goddess that glows within… 67 more words

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How do you read?

Paperback or hardcover? Nook or Kindle? Audiobook or Mom? There are numerous formats in which we can appreciate a book. Personally, I’m a paperback kind of girl myself—the best books are the ones with the old, crisp pages that have that sweet bookish smell and a nice broken-in spine that makes it look like it has been loved. 444 more words

Day 6

In Minneapolis:

  • Went to a Couchsurfing event at a local bar (even though I’m 20 and couldn’t drink).
  • Went to the conservatory (green house, plants from around the world), and recognized a tree from Singapore, as well as sugar cane from Hawaii.
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