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x. ‘her’

Greetings, I hope you Valentine’s Day was wonderful, whether or not you celebrate it. My day didn’t suck and I watched Her for the first time.

Her was released in December 2013, and it is about a sensitive, one-year separated man, Theodore, who falls in love with his operating system named Samantha. His operating system is an artificial intelligence, voiced by Scarlett Johanssen, and she is engrossing, humorous, sexy, heartfelt, and inquisitive. She starts off shy and she evolves into this effervescent, ubiquitous presence. Joaquin Phoenix really carries this movie, you start forgetting that there are only two other characters in the movie besides him.

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DIY

ix. ‘you are the universe in ecstatic motion’

This weekend was a blast; on Friday, I had delicious food and fun at a local bar, but Saturday was the most rewarding. I had my butt kicked by my personal trainer, had an extremely fun time at my burlesque dance class, and I personalized my own ceramic mugs!

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Health

vii. hibiscus clay mask

I’ve been natural since October 2009; my hair has gone through some trials and tribulations. During the first two years, my hair flourished; I retained so much length, my hair was moisturized, twist outs were popping, et cetera. I fell off of the wagon late 2012 and my hair was stagnant for a bit. My hair went through different colors, I had years filled with protective styling and no protective styles at all. Last year 2014, around October, I vowed to take better care of my hair. I decided to get back to ayurvedic hair regimen. I will make a post a bit later detailing what ayurvedic is, the powders/herbs/oils you can use, et cetera, my current natural hair routine/staples/current hair length and hair goals. But I’m going to discuss my hibiscus clay mask!

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