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If you were committed to a psychiatric institution, unsure if you’d ever return to the life you knew before, what would you take with you? That sobering question hovers like an apparition over each of the Willard Asylum suitcases. From the 1910s through the 1960s, many patients at the Willard Asylum for the Chronic Insane left suitcases behind when they passed away, with nobody to claim them. Upon the center’s closure in 1995, employees found hundreds of these time capsules stored in a locked attic. Working with the New York State Museum, former Willard staffers were able to preserve the hidden cache of luggage as part of the museum’s permanent collection. “There were many patients in these asylums who were probably not unlike friends you and I have now.” Abandoned Suitcases Reveal Private Lives of Insane Asylum Patients Abandoned Suitcases Reveal Private Lives of Insane Asylum Patients
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The C.S. Lewis Foundation invites you to help with the founding of the C.S. Lewis College | Narnia Fans Hello fellow Narnia Fans! Paul Martin asked me to share a bit of information that you might be interested in – we at the C.S. Lewis Foundation are in the process of founding C.S. Lewis College. If your interest in Lewis and his writings goes beyond the films, you know that C.S. Lewis wrote about and was a model of three main topics – “mere” Christianity, creativity, and scholarship. The C.S. Lewis Foundation invites you to help with the founding of the C.S. Lewis College | Narnia Fans
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Capitol Couture, Profile: Effie Trinket Capitol Couture, Profile: Effie Trinket With a keen eye towards cutting edge trends and a willingness to break boundaries, Capitol-born style icon and District 12 Escort Effie Trinket has been a fashion pioneer since her very first Hunger Games. She has been known to take the iconic building blocks of contemporary Capitol fashion such as sleeves, hairpieces and bold colors and craft stunning looks that go on to influence all of Panem’s fashion-forward citizens. Whether she is chauffeuring her latest Tributes or walking the boulevards of the Capitol, Effie maintains an exquisite profile that demonstrates her spirit and the pride she takes in her work. When it comes to the day-to-day, Effie likes to complement her exquisite full body polish with audacious garment selections paired with dazzling footwear such as the daring 24-Karat McQueen peep-toes she was recently spotted wearing in the City Circle. It’s no surprise Capitol designers are literally lining up to create her next pair.
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a few thoughts on thrifting There is nothing more fun than getting a friend addicted to thrifting–which is something I managed to do recently (yay for new thrift buddies!). I have been thrifting since I was a child, and remember with delight accompanying my mom on Saturday mornings to the local thrift shops and digging through the racks of $0.25 tees and exotic-looking vintage. (Little did I know that I’d grow up and wear some of those pretty frocks!) Although I’ve covered some of these tips in several of my thrifting videos, I thought I’d compile them into a post as I get asked these fairly frequently. The internet is your friend. a few thoughts on thrifting
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Hipster Disney Princesses Are Here Here’s a trope people can’t get enough of: taking Disney princesses and putting them in hilarious other contexts, be it Vogue covers, fashion illustrations, subcultures and historically accurate dress. Now, they’ve made them into “hipster,” which is an extremely relevant thing. Buzzfeed got these from Deviant Art user viria13, who has them labeled “Fashion Princesses,” and explains, “At first I was going to draw hipster princesses, but got that I am not quite sure if I know the right meaning of ‘hipster’ so , just fashion.” We’re not really sure what hipster means anymore (besides a pejorative catchall for “people in pants who like bands!”) but you’d see any one of these outfits in an Urban Outfitters campaign, so… close enough! Well, Urban Outfitters or how Vanessa Hudgens dresses at Coachella. Hipster Disney Princesses Are Here
You never know what you’re going to get. Sunday had the potential of being an epic day. Wolf pups were frequenting a hamlet near the North Shore, and I was in need of an adventure. After a bit of arm twisting and plan-shifting, I convinced my good friend Brian to join me on one final summer shoot. The Way We See It
It’s easy to think that the only people you can talk to about where to go to college are your parents and your college counselor. But there are so many other resources at your disposal! No opinion is worthless—collect all the information you can. 5 People Who Can Help You Make Your College Decision (who you might not think about)
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Writing Prompts for Better Body Image | Medicinal Marzipan Welcome to Body Loving Homework. This is an online writing series created with the express intention of bettering our relationships with our bodies through creative means, including, but not limited to, writing and performance. It has been my experience that writing through the use of prompts, within a community that supports and cherishes your needs and accomplishments, can have a profound effect on your understanding of your body and your relationship to it.
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Below are 101 types of conversation starters to use on your first date, at a party, in business, with guys or girls, or on family and friends. The 101 great conversation openers are simple and effective. Do not be fooled. The most important point to remember when using any conversation starter is they aim to start the conversation. “Ice-breakers” break the ice; they don’t heat up the planet and make mother nature flourish. 101 Conversation Starters People Love
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