prose hair

Introducing my first product review: prose hair!

I recently ordered a second round of hair products from prose, a company that specializes in 100% custom hair care. After filling out a short online survey that asks about your hair style, length, problems, and lifestyle habits, you immediately receive a diagnosis for a hand-picked shampoo, conditioner, and mask that are designed to meet your needs.

I’ve struggled with dry hair and an at-times itchy scalp, but a consultation from prose has resulted in those problems going away after just a few uses. prose products also…

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poetry in motion

I recently updated the poetry section of my website, so I thought I’d share a few of my old poems on the blog today in order to celebrate! Here goes my first poetry blog post… (thx to Taylor for owning a typewriter for this great accompanying image)

Although I’ve been writing poems since forever, I only started submitting to literary magazines and chapbooks in 2015. That year, one of my poems…

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fitness shoot with carolina

Hello, 2019!

Though so far I haven’t exactly excelled at my new year’s resolutions from last blog post, I’m starting out this year with a bang nevertheless.

My dear friend Carolina, who I’ve photographed numerous times before, just came back from a semester abroad in Ecuador and we met up to do yet another shoot last week.

Per her request, this shoot was fitness themed! Carolina brought along several outfit changes and accessories such as water bottles, watches, and jackets, and I brought my AirPods.

We shot at Gravelly Point Park

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charleston, sc

My boyfriend Taylor works at Embark Aviation, an airline planning and strategy firm that specializes in the management of commercial functions for airlines, private aviation, and resort destinations. The company had its quarterly work offsite trip this past weekend in Charleston, South Carolina, and I got to tag along!

Taylor and I arrived in Charleston early Thursday morning. After getting downtown, we…

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rawlings conservatory

I don’t usually post three times in a month, but because I only posted once in September, and because this is an amazing set of images, I decided to make a rare exception.

I had a nine day Thanksgiving break, thanks to my Tuesday classes cancelling the week before and not having class on the following Monday. My original plan was to get a lot of work done before finals season really started.

Did this happen? No. But I at least tried… kind of.

Despite not getting as much done as I could have, I did have a lovely Thanksgiving break. Although my boyfriend and I didn’t cook a turkey…

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