Punctuation in the form of a keyboard key can make a great piece of jewelry – a conversation piece if you will. I encourage you to read this article by NPR that is short and not boring: ‘Slash’ As A New Conjunction: The Two-Way.
It’s big news. The word for the punctuation mark, “slash,” is becoming used in conversation as a way to say “and,” “and/or,” or “also.” If that’s not internet speak conquering our vernacular, I don’t know what is. Dainty rings just happen to be on trend, so why not relay a message as well?
Don’t underrate the value Silicon Valley-ers place on comfort.
Ever since Mark Zuckerberg was criticized for not being traditionally “fashionable,’ his followers have been defending that his sweatshirt and sneaker wearing ideals are his “personal style.” Then there was backlash saying that it doesn’t count as personal style because he doesn’t even care enough to have a style. There was a backlash after that saying that it’s not even worth analyzing. Now, there is my backlash saying I will analyze this situation and tell you how Zuckerberg and Silicon Valley-ers have given us sartorial freedom. Continue reading →
Vesting is not a term I’ve coined, but one that I use most frequently in the springtime. Vesting as a verb: to bedeck oneself in multiple sleeveless capes. Said sleeveless capes are sometimes buttonable (if this isn’t a word, it should be.), sometimes not.
I’ve been vesting it up practically – although some might argue not so practically – every day because of the bipolar weather circumstances. Continue reading →
At a point in my life where I can find humor in practically every object I come into contact with and every situation that I encounter, I was pleasantly surprised when I found myself chuckling out loud after eavesdropping on an exchange of dialogue in the Apple Store.
The eavesdroppees (those folks I overheard) were huddling around a small white box all trying to catch a glimpse of the package’s description. Male techies huddling over something exciting? Naturally, this sight sparked my interest. Continue reading →