The Emptiness Of Loved Ones Leaving After Visiting For A Few Days

You can feel the emptiness in the air of people who were once visiting, but are no longer around. You see a deflated air mattress where someone once slept. You hear the slight sound of the fan going around. You hear dogs barking outside. But, there are no voices. There’s no one talking, laughing or speaking. You feel absolutely lonesome and it’s a feeling not … Continue reading The Emptiness Of Loved Ones Leaving After Visiting For A Few Days

My Constant Battle With ‘Stomach Issues’

It’s not fair. It’s just not fair. I cannot delight in the finer things in life like cheese, chocolate or ice cream. For the longest time, I haven’t been able to consume dairy products because I believe I’m lactose intolerant. In high school, I noticed I began feeling ill whenever I ate doritos or cheese-related products. My stomach could curdle and make a loud and … Continue reading My Constant Battle With ‘Stomach Issues’

Guest Article: Online Dating is More Than just OK (Cupid) #dating #OnlineDating

By Hope Kumor Circa Leather & Lace I vowed never to create an online dating account. I would never give in and upload photos and my information on a website due to fear of being stalked. Guys have creeped on me before, sometimes following me in the store or staring at me in rather unsettling ways. I felt absolutely desperate and needy even thinking of … Continue reading Guest Article: Online Dating is More Than just OK (Cupid) #dating #OnlineDating

First Night On The Town

Whenever you’re a newbie in town, it’s difficult to find local events because well, you haven’t a clue as to where anything is or which spots are best to meet people. But, after my first post was published, I had several locals message me on Facebook welcoming me to the town, which I thought was extremely nice. Anywho, I researched events happening this past Saturday and came across … Continue reading First Night On The Town

Just How Dependent Are We On Cell Phones?

Technology is like breathing these days. Literally, you need it in order to live. Throughout the day, you receive phone calls, texts, re-tweets, Facebook messages and Snapchats. You need to check these alerts or else you’ll seriously be missing out. I had to be without my cell for a whole day. I just purchased another phone and unfortunately had to send it back due to … Continue reading Just How Dependent Are We On Cell Phones?

I’m Moving 827 Miles Away From Home With My Boyfriend, And I’m Pretty Scared

By Hope Kumor Moving to another state when you’ve never left your house is pretty darn scary. It’s even more frightening when it’s 827 miles away. Imagine moving to another state where you know not one person besides your significant other. It’s a chance for you to start over and be whomever you want to be. You can be a whole different person because well, … Continue reading I’m Moving 827 Miles Away From Home With My Boyfriend, And I’m Pretty Scared

“You Da One that I dream about all day”

So, uh, do YOU believe in “the one” concept? Whether you do or you don’t, I’d love to know! Ready my article from Her Campus Temple (April 2013) and then email me: hopeandlove89@gmail.com! “You Da One that I dream about all day” Is there such thing as “the one?” Everyone throws around this idea of “the one.” Who are we kidding? There can’t be just … Continue reading “You Da One that I dream about all day”