kristibeth

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Why I love Audrey Hepburn

Earlier this week, I came across this article, citing Emma Thompson’s distaste for Audrey Hepburn and her performance in My Fair Lady, as well as her own plans to rework the musical into an updated film. It honestly made me…

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Girls in White Dresses

Summer is not summer without a good book, and this summer I have found many. One that I ┬áloved this summer was Jennifer Close’s Girls in White Dresses. This novel focuses mainly on three twenty-something women in New York City…

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Coco & Lulu

One thing that I have been a little bit obsessed with this summer, is finding a good brand of nail polish. In the past, I would just try to find the cheapest one, and be happy with that. But, I…

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Introductions

The first time I saw an Audrey Hepburn movie, I was probably twelve or thirteen. My mom and I watched My Fair Lady at my grandparents’ house one afternoon. It was magical. When I was sixteen or seventeen, I watched…

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Company

As you might have figured out by now, I love running. A lot. And I love running alone. I love being left with my thoughts and emotions, left to my own pace, left to my own battle. So, when my…

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Honor it

One thing that I have come to love about yoga is the insistence that you listen to your own body and honor it. Yesterday, my instructor said that a few times. Honor what you are feeling. Sometimes, you can’t hold…

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Bueller?

When I was fifteen, I fell in love. His name was Ferris, and I thought he was amazing. For my fifteenth birthday, my parents got me “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”. On VHS. (That makes it cooler, right?) I watched it…

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Savasana

Usually, I learn my life lessons from running, but yesterday, yoga was my teacher. After a series of gruelling crescent lunges and some shake inducing boat poses, I was so ready for savasana (the final resting pose). As we prepared…

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Comparison

All my life, or at least as long as I can remember, I have had the tendency to compare myself to others. I look at the lives of my friends and family, and wonder why I’m not doing the same…

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