The reality

Everyone always wears a mask to hide who they are but the truth is the real them always shows through as lies compared to truths. So why do people’s hide behind lies trying to cover the truths? Why not just be yourself help each other and soothe. Advertisements

Ellen, an Australian solo backpacker, invites readers to join her on her globetrotting adventures, and shares useful tips for aspiring travelers — from packing lists for the Arctic to a Philippines snorkeling guide. via Travelling The World Solo — Discover

“With Elu by my side, I am never lonely or afraid of other people. She really is the best adventure buddy.” On the blog of Ruffwear, writer Tenley Lozano recounts her experience backpacking with her dog, Elu, on the Pacific Crest Trail. via Goat Rocks Wilderness: 8 days and 80 Miles on the Pacific Crest Trail … More

Watercolor Wednesday – A Dilly Day — The Scottie Chronicles

Those of you who knew Stuart knew he loved dillys. Daffodillys. I was pulling the trash cans back into the yard yesterday and saw them. The first dillys of the season. I like to think Angel Stuart sent them. It’s the second season of dillys since he left us. Scotties love routines. Habits. Whatever you […] … More Watercolor Wednesday – A Dilly Day — The Scottie Chronicles

Live — Discover

Music photographer Chad Wadsworth gets up close to both bands and fans, creating amazing shots that help viewers feel like they’re in the middle of the action. via Live — Discover

Free Education, or Freedom From Education? A Deep Dive Into DeVos — Longreads — ajpromotions

Journalist and public education advocate Jennifer Berkshire traveled to the heart of DeVos-land — the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty in Grand Rapids, Michigan — to learn more about Betsy DeVos and her family’s life-long attempt to dismantle the “nanny state.” via Free Education, or Freedom From Education? A Deep Dive … More Free Education, or Freedom From Education? A Deep Dive Into DeVos — Longreads — ajpromotions

Showbams — Discover

Showbams is a collective of writers and photographers dedicating to capturing the joy of live music through show and record reviews, photography, and in-depth features on the artists they love. via Showbams — Discover