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Where's Our Revolution?

Whatever happened to the “Occupy” movement? #Blacklivesmatter? I feel like there could definitely be more hope&change happening…yet the only thing I see changing is the faces of reality TV stars and the daily lies being spewed on media types across the board. 263 more words


Here, Have a Happy #InternationalDayofHappiness

So today is one of my favorite days of the year: the International Day of Happiness. What is the International Day of Happiness, you ask? 305 more words


Thoroughly monstrous Millies

I have seen two references to ‘Millennials’ in the last day alone, both in the type of pseudo-report that only features in the business section of advert-deficient regional publications, and both credited to middle ranking drudges from accounting firms. 322 more words

Who Is the Outsider?

I recently started watching the new “Hawaii Five-0″ television series from the beginning and one of the words that shows up frequently, especially in relation to Detective Danny “Danno” Williams, is “haole”. 457 more words

Personal Reflection

Reflections on Time

60 is fast approaching. I have no idea of what it is I am supposed to do once I meet this fated age. I don’t feel 60. 810 more words

Health And Wellness

The “Lining Up” Syndrome

An observation of queuing culture in Taiwan

We are two days into the Year of the Sheep and personally I believe it is too early to be thinking cynical thoughts, but ‘sheep’ does bring to mind a certain social behavior that has been the butt joke of both traditional and social media in Taiwan. 941 more words


Fashion: I Will Rock It

Over the past few weeks, I have noticed a surge in a particular type of article and it makes me unhappy. Now, don’t get me wrong, I used to enjoy watching “The Fashion Police”, just like anyone else, mostly because I got to see pretty outfits and dresses and not really because of the hosts/”experts”. 196 more words