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Rothy's pointed flats are stylish and sustainable.

I tried Rothy’s because I wanted work shoes that felt like slippers. Plus they are sustainable fashion.

I don’t really care that much about sustainable shoes. But I do care about comfort and fashion (pretty much in that order), and so I was very curious when I heard about Rothy’s. Rothy’s claim to be comfortable and fashionable and also eco-friendly. (They are made from recycled plastic bottles.) And while a better person would probably […]

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Do not underestimate the value of nail polish perfection.

I used to think perfection was impossible. And I still know I will never be perfect, at least not in the sense of “being entirely without fault or defect.” But perfect can also mean “satisfying all requirements” and “corresponding to an ideal standard,” and by those definitions, I have indeed discovered perfection. In the form […]

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Grace by Natashia Deon is worth reading, and more importantly, worth reflection.

I read Grace by Natashia Deón and it was uncomfortably similar to current events even though it takes place in the 1800s because racism is still going strong in America and can we please do something about this? Like, for real?

By the time my hold alert on Natashia Deón’s Grace came through from the library, I’d forgotten why I’d requested it. No matter. I dug right in—and was depressed for the next three days while I read it. No question, the book is beautifully written. The story is artfully told. It’s just not a very nice […]

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Stonewall Inn vigil for Orlando shooting victims

Vigil at the Stonewall Inn

I went to the Stonewall vigil for the Orlando victims because my heart told me to. Also because the spin class I took after work was in Chelsea and I don’t know if Francisco (our instructor) did it on purpose but the warm-up was Latin music with party lights and I nearly panicked when I […]

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