Bastille Day 2019!

Bonjour, mes amis! Today marks Independence Day in France, known as le 14 juillet. Meant to commemorate the storming of the Bastille as a sign of protest against the monarchy, it has since become the national holiday of the country, as millions of people take the day off to spend time with family, watch fireworks at the …

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Happy Chinese New Year 2019!

Happy Chinese New Year/ 新年快樂! A new year is upon us, at least in the Eastern part of the world. Today's the day when countries like China, Taiwan, Singapore, and those who are of such descent celebrate the start of the Lunar New Year. Usually, it consists of celebrations that last for 15 days, with …

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Bars or House Parties? (my experiences)

Especially if you're of drinking age (which varies depending on country), then you've probably had your fair share of consuming an adult beverage in a variety of settings. From bars to clubs to house parties, you've probably done them all. However, just which one trumps them all (subjectively, of course)? Granted, it can be hard …

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Flo Rida & 99 Percent– Cake (Song Sunday #9)

Happy Sunday, folks! Taking this week's song back a year ago to Flo Rida and 99 Percent's collab "Cake." Simple, but catchy in its structure, it's an easy-going dance song to enjoy yourself while at the club or at a house party. Admittedly, I shared this song in one of my posts earlier this …

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My High School Prom

In honor of this year’s Prom, my thoughts!

The Finicky Cynic

Hey, folks!

With the end of school coming up for many high school students in the United States, I thought that I would share a classic, American tradition to bring in the end of the term with you- namely, high school Prom.

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Now, I have written on this subject in a previous blog post, but from the *rather opinionated* perspective of gender roles, old-fashioned traditions, and overall the over-ratedness of it all. You can read it here: Prom: Overrated?!

For the sake of this post, though, I am deciding to write from a different perspective, specifically, that of my own personal experience attending my high school Prom “back in the day” (okay, so it was *only* five years ago, but I still can’t believe that time has already passed by so quickly!).

So, where to start…I suppose one can start with the whole “asking someone to Prom” business, which in itself…

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