Monthly Archives: July 2014

{Extraordinary}

This is very similar to ‘niche,’ which will be my entry for the letter N, and as I will mention in my ‘niche’ entry, I do not use this word out of a desire to place myself on a pedestal … Continue reading

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Everyday Sensuality

I read this Thought Catalog article, 18 Things Everyone Should Make Time For Again, back in November and I’ve been planning a post about it since then. I was surprised to see most of my habits on there. Taking the … Continue reading

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{Determined}

“resolute; staunch” Stubborn. Strong-willed. Tenacious. Yet extremely pleasant. With age comes wisdom and I learned long ago not to cut off my nose to spite my face. This is why I am so passionate about my principles as an individual, … Continue reading

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{Courteous}

“Passion and courtesy are two polar opposite traits that serve to balance each other into a full-bodied whole. Without socialization, passion is a crude barbarian, and without passion, the elegant and polite are dead. Allow both passion and courtesy into … Continue reading

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{Brave}

Thought it would be “beautiful,” didn’t ya? Ha, no! Not that I don’t think of myself as such but how cliched would that be? I’ve always marched to the beat of my own drummer, even as a child. We’ve all … Continue reading

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{A}

A- From the Greek meaning “without”. First letter in and I’m already splitting hairs. Ah well. Two words that fit me best in this category are agnostic and apolitical. Very briefly, I was an atheist but it did not stick. That said, … Continue reading

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Introduction: Claudia’s Alphabet Soup of Adjectives

Also known as: I Have A Thesaurus and I’m Not Afraid To Use It I was inspired to write this series of posts by a post Amanda Brooks made on her blog about the overuse of certain buzzwords, like authentic, in bios … Continue reading

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