Excerpt from: Stories of a Polished Pistil: Unpaved [Available on Amazon: February 2018]
“People often say that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. And I say that the most liberating thing about beauty is realizing that you are the beholder.”
– Salma Hayek
Embrace your raw beginnings. Embrace your purposeful and unique identity.
Me: My hair actually looks good today
Rain: Eh, for now.
At the very least, the month of August consists of:
- Fellow roaring Leos that are out prowling in an unforgettable and glorious fashion
- A season filled with hot, rainy and/or humid days
These are literally the only pair of jeans I own that do not have slits or holes in them. Wait, there are definitely slits on the bottom of these. Welp.
Bahhhh we had so much fun! While the memories made took the cake, the clothes we chose were the icing. Like the icing of a cake, dressing yourself according to your mood (or destination) is pretty sweet. And if done correctly, your outfit of choice can make a memory a bit more enjoyable. Layers were the name of the game in Los Angeles this go around. Wearing multiple layers allowed us to stay cool during the day and warm at night. The temperature changes were quite dramatic; 80s during the day and 60s at night. Wearing layers also meant traveling with two suitcases as opposed to three. Two girls, three suitcases, maneuvering through an airport? No thank you. Now, we weren’t so practical everyday. Some days we opted to change our outfits completely and multiple times throughout the day. I mean come on…it is vacation. We saved our layering choices for amusement park…