April Joy De Aquino Rodriguez

April Joy De Aquino Rodriguez

Just What I Needed

Just What I Needed

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“We all know the world needs inspired people.” -KW.

Today God blessed me with the most amazing gift through meeting Kurt Weston, fine arts photographer diagnosed with AIDS over 20 years ago. His personal journey through battling AIDS & pursuing corporate jobs vs his passion resonated with me. He encouraged me to pursue my passion & what gives me purpose. I will never forget him for the light…

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Heartbreak Hotel Over Here

Heartbreak Hotel Over Here

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That’s me… smiling… It seems like I haven’t seen that in a really long time, because I feel like I’ve broken up with my love and my passion… as you all know him–Dance….

I’ve literally bawled my eyes out regularly over this horrible breakup, in which I question my worth and whether or not I will find another love like this again!   I see now with so much clarity how much I identified myself with…

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Balancing Passion And Academia: War Of A Lifetime

Balancing Passion And Academia: War Of A Lifetime

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My comfort.

I knew that going back to school would be difficult, but I didn’t realize how emotionally draining this would be.

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It’s hard when two things you want are in two very far off places.  Dance is in NoHo.  School is in the OC.  Living in North Hollywood, and driving up to 2 hours to school is tough.  When you have to deal with that junk first thing in the morning, the rest…

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Post Midterm Munchies

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The cool thing about the libraries on campus is that when I need to study, I don’t feel so alone!  It’s just like going to the gym and seeing so many people workout beside you.  It’s motivating.  The libraries at school feel this way.  I feel pretty nerdy.

After a round of midterms, my best friend and I went to one of our favorite restaurants — BJ’s!

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Gotta love it!  Aint nothin like some…

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Why You Are Absolutely Clueless On Mother’s Day

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I have yet to learn what it’s like to be a mother, but I imagine it must be the most difficult to job to do. I can sit here and try to imagine what it would be like… how I would raise my kids…  but I can honestly say that I have no idea, which makes anything I imagine, not really worth a whole lot.

I don’t know what it’s like to carry a child for months… knowing that a baby would change my…

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Saturday Night “Variety”

Saturday Night “Variety”

Tonight Isaac Tualaulelei held a fundraising event for his new company Varsity!  “Variety” was held at mL, having a nice intimate crowd, and a lineup consisting of spoken word, acoustic music, and stand-up comedy.

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While mostly recognized for his awesome dancing, DJ Jian never fails in entertaining us through his gift of music–playing soothing, grooving music.. ranging from 90s hip hop to house…

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shoddyshit:

afrohoney:

A mix of nature to create beautiful afrocentric street art

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shoddyshit:

afrohoney:

A mix of nature to create beautiful afrocentric street art

2real

😍

geemail:

shoddyshit:

afrohoney:

A mix of nature to create beautiful afrocentric street art

2real

😍

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