Monthly Archives: July 2013

ASTROLOGY: Cancer, Getting in Touch With Your Inner Moon Goddess

ASTROLOGY: Cancer, Getting in Touch With Your Inner Moon Goddess

PHOTO credit: Diane Fornbacher Welcome to July and the Summer Solstice! A lot of magical things are happening this month, with Jupiter changing signs, Mercury changing direction, and a rare, lucky configuration forming at the end of the month. It all promises to be a very optimistic and lucky month, even though we start out […]

San Francisco Is The New Capital For Indie Film

San Francisco Is The New Capital For Indie Film

San Francisco has always been a location for movies. Without trying too hard, everyone can name at least three movies they’ve seen that took place in San Francisco: The Conversation, So I Married an Ax Murderer, The Rock, Vertigo, and of course the ever famous and oh so brilliant Tommy Wiseau masterpiece The Room. It’s pretty […]

PLAYLIST: Yoga Mix – Music to Get Your “Om” On

PLAYLIST: Yoga Mix – Music to Get Your “Om” On

I know it’s not the purest approach, but I love doing yoga to good music. I wish I could find a meditative state the organic way, and sit in utter silence while clearing out all the crappy negative thoughts residing deep in the recesses of my unconscious, and sometimes conscious, mind. I have double the […]

Smooth Your Rough Summer Feet With Bubble & Bee Lotion Sticks

Smooth Your Rough Summer Feet With Bubble & Bee Lotion Sticks

When the weather is hot, it feels pretty oppressive to lock your feet in sneakers, flats or pumps and a lot of times we end up wearing the same flip flops, every single day of summer. While it feels good to plunge your feet in the ocean or bury them between some cool grass, the more […]

Drones Aren’t Just Used In War

Drones Aren’t Just Used In War

Drone is an fairly innocuous word. It is often used to describe something or someone being boring, droning on and on, or a low, constant noise. The word becomes more loaded in other contexts though. Drone in the military context has never been an innocent word. Used historically to refer to soldiers considered disposable, the […]

Please Just Don’t Be Ugly: More Beauty Essentials From Dorita Free2Lay

Please Just Don’t Be Ugly: More Beauty Essentials From Dorita Free2Lay

If you want to be pretty like me, start with reading my Five Beauty Essentials. If that doesn’t make you pretty enough, read on. MAC Cyber Lipstick with MAC Nightmoth Lip Liner I almost always feature dark lips. The only inconvenient part of them is they usually get all over the place after giving head, […]

Smoke Pot, Lose Weight?

Smoke Pot, Lose Weight?

In 2005, a team of medical researchers at the University of Florida published a small study which seemed to turn cannabis science on its head. Examining the charts of female adults who had been referred for obesity/weight management over a 12-month period, they found a clear inverse correlation between Body Mass Index (BMI, a common measure of […]

REVIEW: 100% Pure Fruit-Pigmented Eyeshadow In “Vanilla Sugar”

REVIEW: 100% Pure Fruit-Pigmented Eyeshadow In “Vanilla Sugar”

I have been on a quest to clean out my makeup bag. There is really a lot of stuff out there and I keep buying things only to use them once. I have been trying to seek out natural alternatives to turn into staples that meet all of the following criteria: affordable, ethically-sourced, environmentally friendly, […]

REVIEW: Gasland Part II on HBO July 8

REVIEW: Gasland Part II on HBO July 8

Josh Fox a filmmaker from Eastern Pennsylvania was in the state mid-June to debut his follow-up to the groundbraking documentary, Gasland, Gasland Part II.  The film will air on HBO on July 8, and many environmental activists are expected to make its viewing a neighborhood event. I attended the first Pennsylvania screening at the Boroughal Middle School […]

Put Your Big John Here: The Boston Tea Party

Put Your Big John Here: The Boston Tea Party

This is a true story about smuggler that we’ll call “Big John.” The time was Colonial America. Tea was king. It was the drink of the people after alcohol and mead. Coffee was just starting in the new world but was largely for the highfalutin Loyalists and upper crust. Tea was money. And there was […]