Tag Archives: thoughts

Sports Highlights: Down to the Wire


Written by: Tyler Della Badia

Let’s face it – The only thing on your mind about the games from this past weekend were “the catch” or lack thereof from Dez Bryant at the 1-yard line, and how good the Indianapolis offense was (or how bad Peyton Manning looked).
Going into the weekend, I think most thought of the Patriot/Ravens game would be less intriguing than the game mentioned above. However, it came down to the wire, Joe Flacco leading his offense down the field in the 4th Quarter, as he had done many times before…in the playoffs. Read more

College Football Playoffs


Written by: Kellen Priester

Straight to the point! College Football Playoffs have been decided, and wouldn’t you know they let Ohio State on the scene. Classic NCAA favoritism, but still, we are about to witness what we have been begging for since the stone age, NCAA Playoffs. Before I get to the teams and predictions, why only four teams right? Read more

The “R” Word: The Redskins Debate

Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys

Written by: Rachel Word

I attended my first Redskins game, the 2014-2015 season home opener against the Jacksonville Jaguars. As a lifelong resident of the DMV (D.C., Maryland, [Northern] Virginia), the Redskins team has been a part of my life, whether I realized it or not. However, it seems that whenever the team does well that they start to come under fire for the very thing that defines them: their name. Read more

Exquisite Exclusive: Author Lataryn Rainey-Perry


Written by: Kimberly Bowman

As someone who shares a passion for writing as well, its always exciting to learn more about others who may share the same passion as you. Although we missed her book signing for her latest novel, we were able to catch up with local Author Lataryn Rainey-Perry and reflect a little on how her love for putting words on paper thrived into a budding career for the former Marine and mother of 2. Read more

Exquisite Eats: The Tattooed Moose


Written by: Fred Legare

If you live in Charleston, and you haven’t been to The Tattooed Moose, we’re gonna have a problem! Where do I begin? First, there’s plenty beer available. Second, the vibe is incredible. Third, there’s a HUGE moose head mounted behind the bar!!! What more do you need? Now, I don’t know if you’ve ever seen a moose up close, but let me tell you, it freaking bananas man! Read more

Can I Live? Social Media and Professionalism


Written by: Kimberly Bowman

As a new entrepreneur and professional, it has been quite the journey for me over the past year and a half building my brand and my business. Building the brand is expected to be difficult, but I never expected the world outside of my business would be so overwhelming and frustrating, to say the least. When you take on the responsibilites of being an entrepreneur you are essential the main brain behind the operation of your business, whatever it may be. But what alot of people don’t realize, when you sign the dotted line on becoming an entrepreneur, YOU as a person, no longer exist. Read more

Deak’s Thoughts: The SolangeGate


Written by: Kimberly Bowman

It has become the top news story of the year, managed to make it to every blog, website, news station, radio show, news outlet in the world. The event that EVERYBODY knew about, and what EVERYONE was talking about the next workd day.The infamous elevator incident, or as the history books will call it, the SOLANGEGATE. For those of you who have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, or month, you may have no idea what I’m referring to, so let me give you a brief overview. Read more

The Conscious Corner: Motorcycle


Written by: James Barrett

I want to take your body on a ride girl and change lanes with your attitudes!
Switch gears through the years holding strong to your curves I hope the smoke never clears and tires continue to burn…
Embrace you I’m your kickstand, take control of your handle bars!
Taking you right not wrong and I’ll never let you fall!
Keep your chain lubed up & check your fluids with my dipstick!
Your lipstick!
Reminds me of candy paint with a pearl so I growl like an exhaust pipe with my throttle wide open…
Hoping me and you can see the world with…
No Red signs all Green signs say GO, but don’t go to fast l, take my hands and turn your blinkers on as I merge into your center lane…
Down stroking where we going because I’m coming got your head spinning cycles! …
So I hope you enjoyed your ride, on my MOTORCYCLE!

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