Women’s History Month Superheroine Spotlight: Wonder Woman

Originally posted on Journey Into Awesome:

Wonder Woman #1 (summer of 1942)Today, the last day of Women’s History Month, I’d like to take a closer look at the most influential and recognizable superheroine in comics, Wonder Woman.

She may not be the the first comic book superheroine or even the first heroine to star in her own comic, but you can’t deny the impact that Wonder Woman has had on the history of comics and our culture as a whole.

As a character with strong feminist roots, Wonder Woman has certainly seen her share of ups and downs throughout her publication.

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That Festival Feeling


I love this! These are thoughts that constantly occupy my mind. I would love an opportunity to go to Coachella and experience that festival feeling, but until then I’ll keep daydreaming.

Originally posted on The Half-Empty Mason Jar:


My last weekend was spent in the paradise that is the Coachella Music and Arts Festival. A magical world where hipsters from all walks of life unite under the Indio sun to drink alcohol, indulge in drugs of every form, listen music, and talk about their ironic lifestyles. We all acknowledge that half of the appeal of Coachella is the trendiness that comes along with it. Many treat it as a fashion show, some just want to be able to say that they went knowing very little about the bands playing, and others use it as an excuse to dance in zero to no clothing. Just as suspected, it was in fact four days full of dirty hippies, wide-eyed junkies, and one too many trendy girls in flower crowns.  However, I am not an innocent Coachella goer. You better believe that I rocked a flower crown and had every outfit…

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Of Dance and Dreams Come True


This is inspiring! I have a similar relationship with music and it is great to see that even though you aren’t as active with dance anymore, it still greatly impacts your life.

Originally posted on The Lily and The Marrow:

It never came easily for me.

I can distinctly remember my first serious dance class. I remember having difficulty keeping up with a very basic three step move (a pas de bouree, for you ballet enthusiasts). I remember going home after that class and practicing over and over again until it finally clicked. It did not take long for me to start fall in love.

In dance, I discovered a beauty like no other. I have since learned that where there is true beauty, God is there. Spiritual things are often disguised so that we do not immediately see them as a portal to God; yet, I have learned that the beautiful things of this world so often direct us to God’s heart.  When I am moved by a musical score, a painter’s brush stroke, or a dancer’s graceful movements, this stirring is not of human origin. In these moments…

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Customizing Forever: Prada for Breakfast

Originally posted on WordPress.com News:

Think you need to be a graphic designer or buy a bunch of upgrades to make a sweet-looking, custom blog? Think again: Prada for Breakfast stands out from the other 214,699 blogs using the Forever theme with creative use of text and simple tweaks that are accessible to any blogger:

forever side by side

Forever was originally designed as a wedding theme, but the bold images, simple layout, and clean typography make it suitable for any kind of blog, including an art and style site like Prada for Breakfast. There’s nothing matrimonial about Halie’s site, and here’s why:

Custom header and background

Forever is one of the many themes that lets you upload a custom header, which is a great way to instantly grab a visitor’s attention and show off your blog’s personality. Some bloggers opt for graphically designed headers (like Mi Piace Kate, previously highlighted in Customizing Bueno), but…

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2 Chainz, Solange, R. Kelly And Kelly Rowland Hit Up Coachella

Originally posted on 93.9 WKYS:


Coachella was filled with surprises as many cultures and music genres collab for epic performances. 2 chainz, Solange and R. Kelly hit the stage while some artists like Kelly Rowland and Pharrell were just observing.

2 Chainz performed bangers off of his album like “No Lie” and “I Luv Dem Strippers.” Solange hooked up with English band The xx to cover Aaliyah’s classic hit  “Hot Like Fire.” R. Kelly made a surprise appearance with French indie-rock band Phoenix as they mashed up their hit “1901” with his ’03 hit “Ignition.”

Check the video of Solange and R. Kelly’s performances below.

(Fast forward to about the 18 minute mark to see the Solange performance.)

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Buena Vista Social Club – Chan Chan lyrics

Originally posted on lyricsongworld:


De Alto Cedro voy para Marcane
Llego a Cueto voy para Mayari
(Repeat x3)

El cariño que te tengo
Yo no lo puedo negar
Se me sale la babita
Yo no lo puedo evitar

Cuando Juanica y Chan Chan
En el mar cernian arena
Como sacudia el ‘jibe’
A Chan Chan le daba pena

Limpia el camino de pajas
Que yo me quiero sentar
En aquel tronco que veo
Y asi no puedo llegar

De Alto Cedro voy para Marcane
Llego a Cueto voy para Mayari
(Repeat x3)

(Instrumental solo)

De Alto Cedro voy para Marcane
Llego a Cueto voy para Mayari
(Repeat x2)

De Alto Cedro voy para Marcane
Llego a Cueto voy (slowly) para Mayari

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