One Billion Rising in Florence Italy
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One Billion Rising in Florence Italy

Yesterday I spontaneously decided to stop by piazza della repubblica to witness the Florence, Italy version of the world-wide “One billion Rising” flashmob campaign promoting awareness of violence against women. This event was started by activist Eve Ensler for the past 15 years always on Valentine’s Day. Just going myself and seeing how many people showed … Continue reading

2012 is the year of natural disasters
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2012 is the year of natural disasters

Image below by my awesome friend Erin. Hey you! Yes I am talking to you mother nature. You can just go ahead, take a xanax and calm down already. If I was the suspicious type, I might actually think the Mayans were onto something. In any case I am seriously considering having a party on Dec. … Continue reading

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Podcasts: My secret to staying in contact with the wider world

              So first things first, what in the world are these “podcasts” and how do I get them? Podcasting lets you automatically receive the latest episode of your chosen program as soon as it’s available. There is a wide range of audio and video podcasts on Itunes,  and you … Continue reading