Category: Hoosier Love

The Wonderful Work of Birth to Five

“Is he supposed to sound like that?” “Look at him roll to his stomach!! So fast. Is that genius?” “He’s PLAYING with his POOP.” “It’s applesauce. I was getting the laundry.” “WHAT DO I DO?” “They love this game!” “Have you seen my shoes?” “Omg, what a good idea.” “Thanks

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How to Deal with Trolls on Social Media

I was generously invited by Richmond Social Media to sit on a panel about how to deal with trolls on social media at The Innovation Center. In Troll Hunters: How to Survive Social Media When a Troll Strikes, I discussed my strategy to combat (or not) online trolls. For funsies, each

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Richmond Rose Festival Parade

Shut up About the Rose Festival

I know the title is harsh, I’m sorry. It was only to get your attention. The kids call it clickbait. Now that you’re here, let’s chat. I, unfortunately, have never experienced the pageantry (no snark, it truly sounded majestic) that was the Richmond Area Rose Festival. I’ve lived in Richmond, Indiana

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HYPE-Richmond is Awesome!

HYPE-Richmond (now HYPE-Wayne County) is an exciting young professional organization that serves 21-40-year olds in Wayne County, Indiana. HYPE-Richmond provides opportunities for resume building, hobby pursuing, and leadership skill development. They offer more unique advantages as well, like increased social capital and volunteering opportunities. As a member of HYPE-Richmond, you

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Lori Troutwine Is Ballsy

Lori Troutwine has always loved fashion. During her time at Centerville Senior High school she was elected Most Fashionable. But this wasn’t just some zany girl with a talent for making thrift store finds her own. She wanted her own clothing store, even then. Lori first chose (and succeeded in)

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5 Style Rules with Luxe Lizzies

Luxe Lizzies, a fabulously boho clothing, accessories, and home decor boutique in Richmond, Indiana, can help the most hopeless dresser. Did y’all know I can’t dress myself? I mean, I can; I know how pants work. But I don’t understand how to put a look together: what colors are complementary,

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