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I’m Doing The Whole30

I am on Day 9 of the Whole30. The easiest way to explain what the Whole30 is, is to say everything that I can’t eat. The list includes dairy, gluten, legumes, and alcohol. Have I cheated so far? Yes. I ate a piece of bread and instantly regretted it. There was also that time around… Continue reading I’m Doing The Whole30


Even Jesus Likes Donuts

The church was akin to a lecture hall. The pews were slanted so that the alter was ever more visible the farther you got from it. The Mass started with screens coming down on either side of the alter, projectors heating up and visuals telling us what the news was. The priest processes in at… Continue reading Even Jesus Likes Donuts

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Gin and Tonic

Get a rocks glass, fill it with ice. Add 1.5 oz of desired gin and fill the rest with tonic. Add a lime, though occasionally an orange tastes good too. When I returned home from my last year at college I was putzing around the house. I was wandering in and out of my father’s… Continue reading Gin and Tonic

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Brandy Old Fashioned

Recipe: Take a cube of sugar, a slice of orange, and a cherry along with plenty of cherry juice and muddle it all together. Once muddled together, add ice and your choice of either whiskey or brandy. I prefer brandy, however to each their own. For a sweet, add sprite. Sour, add bar sour and… Continue reading Brandy Old Fashioned


Restrictions and Censorship

 “I feel like everybody, whether you have one follower or a million followers, has an opportunity to either positively or negatively affect people” – Tyler Oakley YouTube recently came under some criticism from users because of a restricted mode. The restricted mode, which can be found in the settings section of your YouTube account, restricts… Continue reading Restrictions and Censorship


Ma and Pop Shops

“You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.” -Ansel Adams I have always wanted to be a photographer. I used to be put in charge of… Continue reading Ma and Pop Shops