JoJo’s Grand Holiday Event Special

*some language throughout Hi you’ve reached Angela. Please leave a message after the –  BEEP.   12:17 p.m.  Angie, mi hija?? It’s your fuddy-duddy abuelita JoJo. Just calling to say, que pasa?   I’m feeling pretty good today. Took a couple of pain pills to assist that. I mean, I’m not runnin’ around on roller-skates or painting myContinue reading “JoJo’s Grand Holiday Event Special”

Tinder’s Tambourine Man

*some language throughout I had no idea what I was walking into.  Although, I did read her Tinder profile thirty-seven times so I wouldn’t say I was entirely unprepared with the information given. I knew her name was Indigo. She was a holistic nurse from Santa Fe both fifty times more cultured than I wasContinue reading “Tinder’s Tambourine Man”

Japanese Minimalism

Subtract the distractions. Eliminate the frills. Omit the unnecessary. And you are left with an absence that resonates with the abundance of exactly. what. you. need. This is Japanese minimalism. A philosophy that may be trending in our modern world today but takes its roots from Zen; a Japanese variant of traditional Chan Buddhism. When inContinue reading “Japanese Minimalism”

The Purity Game

“Don’t move, Stacey. Smile. You’re purtier when you smile!”  You told me this a lot because I was your favourite Precious Moments doll; purer and more virtuous than the goddamn Virgin Mary. But ‘the Sin’ was rising itself from the dead, sitting in my throat like last night’s tequila. Like last year’s tequila. Like the last nineteenContinue reading “The Purity Game”

Best Snorkeling Masks

With innovations upgrading every year it’s not a surprise that snorkeling masks have evolved from the traditional, tedious, two-pieced snorkel and goggle sets, into a more comfortable, one-piece, full-face, snorkeling mask.  A few significant differences… Comfort Instead of spending so much time fiddling with the traditional two-pieced snorkeling masks, making sure your hair isn’t gettingContinue reading “Best Snorkeling Masks”

Buyer’s Guide to Recreational Kayaks

If your summer plans look more like paddling out onto serene waters at sunset during a casual weekend outing at the family lake house, versus chasing your adrenaline junkie friends whitewater kayaking down waterfalls, you most likely will be interested in a solid, affordable, easy to maneuver recreational kayak. Although recreational kayaks seem like an overwhelminglyContinue reading “Buyer’s Guide to Recreational Kayaks”