PyeongChang Winter Olympics – Curling, Anyone?

In case you didn’t know, the 23rd Winter Olympics is officially underway in Pyeongchang, South Korea. And, yes, it’s spelled Pyeongchang when referred to the region, but the official title of this year’s Winter Olympics is PyeongChang with capital “C” to avoid confusion with Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea — I’m not kidding. Anyway, who…

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Dear Grammys: Our Patience is Wearing Thin

As Kourtney has expertly edited last Sunday’s 60th Grammys Award, I would like to give my two cents to what has transpired in the aftermath of the Recording Academy president’s utterly tone-deaf quote when asked about the lack of female representation among winners at the Grammys. He did try to clarify his statement further but unleashed more criticism from artists such…

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Don’t Let the Flu Bring You Down

www.pixabay.com Did you forget to get a flu shot this season? Are you one of those folks who are reluctant to get one? You know who you are. I hate to be a bearer of bad news, but it seems like this flu season has been particularly nasty hitting its peak at this point. Now when…

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K-Pop is Here to Stay

“Hallyu” is a Korean term that roughly translates into “Korean Wave” that surfaced around the turn of the 21st century to describe the surge in popularity in Korean pop culture abroad. With the continued rise of K-Pop in particular, it seems like the trend is not going anywhere anytime soon so much so that the…

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How to Stay Fit Without Spending a Fortune

pixabay.com Happy 2018 everyone! Winter hibernation is very tempting, and boy do I know it. Snuggling up in my blanket on my couch/bed is one of my all-time favorite activity–my excuse is conserving energy is essential when dealing with frigid weather. As Kourtney has already shared her New Year’s resolution, I would like to address that…

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Holiday Season: Where to Eat Near the National Mall

Be sure to check out the Museum of African American History and Culture! / Jeeah Lee  Being the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. is a popular destination of choice when it comes to vacation, especially during summertime. However, even though it’s technically off-season, you can still find a good amount of tourists spending their holidays in…

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It’s Soup Time!

www.pixabay.com The winter season brings a lot of joy with its holiday festivities along with the delightful aroma of peppermint, hot chocolate, mulled wine, etc., you name it. These things invite warmth into one’s house, and for those who live in the colder regions, keeping oneself warm is probably the number one priority when it…

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To Send or Not to Send Holiday Greeting Cards

stocksnap.io When was the last time you’ve written a letter or a card to someone? I know. It’s so much easier to just send gifts than sending holiday greeting cards. As much as I seamlessly adapted to the digital age  —  being a late ‘80s baby  —  I still carry around a notepad, where I…

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Welcome to the Birthplace of Aviation

Whenever anyone visits my parents’ house in Ohio, we inevitably always end up going to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. And that is exactly what I did over Thanksgiving weekend by taking my cousin to the museum. I have to admit, at first, I wasn’t that excited since the first and the only…

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