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Get Real: Roller Derby Makes the Tough Things Easier

One of my favorite things about roller derby aside from the fact that it’s totally, 100% DIY, is that it pushes me in other areas of my life. You get used to putting yourself in uncomfortable situations in every game, every scrimmage, even practices. You’re up jamming against the best player on the team. You’re […]

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Resisting.

Artwork I purchased on a thrifting adventure, frame and all. It has pretty much become my favorite piece of art in the house. Looked it up and found it was made by Bread and Puppet Theater in Vermont. I’ve never heard of the place, and the boyfriend is really into theater, so now I want […]

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Screenprinting in Brooklyn

[excuse the clutter of my laundry] This past Saturday I drove to Brooklyn for a t-shirt screenprinting workshop I signed myself up for. Back in high school I did a lot of stenciling on t-shirts, and when I was in college I started getting into screenprinting after majoring in graphic design & was getting better […]

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My Essentials

I came across this agency’s site which has a brilliant team page featuring a unique visual of each team member’s essentials. I couldn’t help but ponder over what couple things I would choose for my own essentials in life. Here’s what I picked! – Dot Grid notebook by Behance – Macbook – Rollerskates – Black […]

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Adventureland

After work on Friday, I spent the late afternoon at the local amusement park called Adventureland. It was a lot bigger than I remember it being as a kid! Usually when I edit photos I end up desaturating them, but I wanted to try something different this time around: increased saturation. The dinky kids lady […]