A part of me is every age

Whenever I see a picture like this, I think, Oh, hook me up, I would totally do that. Bounce around with complete abandon on a humongous inflatable Stonehenge? Yes, please. I’m pretty sure this means I’ll be a kid at heart for the rest of my life. The art installation Sacrilege by Jeremy Deller, currently on display […]

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Egg Press sample sale

Super-stoked to see that Portland, Oregon–based Egg Press has kicked off its online sample sale! Each grab bag comes with 10 cards and envelopes from Egg Press samples and slightly imperfect seconds. (Hey, imperfection adds character, and I love letterpress.) And each grab bag is only $10! I already ordered two. You can make yours […]

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Originally posted on her new leaf:
I am still obsessed with Instagram – are you? I think it’s a great way to capture small, every-day moments that you might otherwise forget. I love looking back over my photos and remembering when I took them! Here are a few tips for how to make your Instagrams…

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Going gray

I was about 16 years old when I got my first gray hair. I’d never even noticed it until I wore my hair up one day and my mom, happening to glance at me, stopped and exclaimed, “Ohmigosh, Trina, you have a gray hair!” So it happened early—high school. At first I was a bit […]

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Originally posted on The Dorset Rambler:
No, I didn’t read a book as I walked ;)!  I did a long walk around Thomas Hardy country – although in reality the whole of Dorset is Hardy country because in many ways it was he who popularised Dorset through his writings, both poetry and prose.  A lot…

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This generation’s break-up songs

In my teen years, the break-up song of choice was R.E.M.’s “Everybody Hurts.” Which, when you think about it, is really a wallow-in-your-misery kind of song, an in-the-middle-of-it kind of pain. But these days the break-up banner seems to be shared by two songs, which I’ll admit I like to belt out in the privacy […]

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