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Elin Van Atta
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Thank You
Thank you so much for those of you who took the time to read and share my blog over the past couple years.  Starting this website in 2012 has opened so many doors for me.  Unfortunately, I have decided to say goodbye for now.  With full-time school, work, a...

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BALANCE
Things I can AVOID in order to give you a blog post this week. Google: Everything. Staring at my dog and telling other people to stare at my dog because he's "so cute omg so cute." Finishing Season 4 of The Walking Dead. Painting my nails every 12 hours. St...

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That's What She Said: Joan Rivers Quotes
On September 4th, 2014 at 1:17 pm EST, a comic legend died.  Joan Rivers was 81 when she peacefully passed away from throat surgery complications.  Just a few nights prior, she was doing stand-up for fans at a Q&A event.  Until the day she died, she flew fr...

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9/2/14: Two Years Free
It was 10am and my studio smelt like cheap wine.  Everywhere.  My body felt like it had been glued to my unkempt bedding; I couldn't move.  My eyes wished they had never opened while my mind already wished it was some place far away.  So I got up to forget ...

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10 Decent-Paying but Seriously Weird Jobs
The other day while I was laying in bed with a bowl of coffee, my favorite KTLA news reporter said something that semi-grabbed my attention.  She said, "blah blah blah professional eater blah blah blah."  Professional eater?  My eyes had been opened and it ...

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Five Things That Are Difficult Now but Pay Off Later
Building a structured life as a twenty or thirty-something is challenging to say the least.  Despite the fact that you may be doing all the right things, you might be so overwhelmed that you can't imagine when things are finally going to get easier.  If you...

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The Rules All Girls Should Follow
Girl Code :  An unofficial set of guidelines that all girls are encouraged to follow unless they want their weave pulled out. Let's break it down, ladies. 1.   Thou shalt not covet a dude who has a girlfriend.  Respect.  It doesn't matter if the dude looks ...

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Sugar Addiction and The Remedy
Alcoholism rocked my early 20s.  Typically of the white wine variety, it was an hourly obsession that could have destroyed my life if I had let it.  Spoiler alert: I'm almost two years sober.  It's not always easy though, especially during holidays like Fou...
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