Here we are at the threshold of a new year. It would be easy to look back at 2012 in a negative light and demand 2013 be better, but hey, 2012 was pretty ok actually. Here are some things that happened that made it awesome: Continue reading
This will be the fourth year I’ve started the new year with the 21 Day Quantum Wellness Cleanse. The cleanse boils down to five basic principles:
Short and sweet.
Eyebrows are important. Many of us, through waxing, plucking, shading, tinting, etc., spend a lot of time and cash on our brows. And this is for good reason. Eyebrows define a lot about you. No eyebrows = Satanic freak. When it came time to costume the evil one in The Passion of the Christ did they go for tail and horns? Did they go for gargoyle features and scaled skin? Heck no! They took a lovely woman and removed her eyebrows. And dang if that wasn’t enough!
There’s even an entire website devoted to freaking you out by digitally removing celebrities’ eyebrows. That is some freaky stuff right there (except Imogen Heap who basically looks the same). So we can all agree that it’s super important to have eyebrows.
At the same time, it’s important not to have too much eyebrow. Continue reading
I love Miike Snow. And I love this song. It’s my second favorite song of the year.
I saw Wye Oak at Lollapallooza in 2011. They were the first band of the day and were plagued with equipment problems. It was heartbreaking. With the small, but enthusiastic crowd urging them on, they pushed through (sans pedal effects) with a heartfelt and winning set. I, obsessively, see live music for exactly these moments. I live for that connection.
nostalgia, ULTRA was great.(Swim Good was on my list of favorites of 2011.) But Channel Orange is historic. And this is my favorite song on it.
Check out the live version on Jimmy Fallon:
Florence. *sigh* So crazy for her and this song.