This is me questioning life as I pose while touching my head and grabbing my stomach, most likely because half the time I don't know what to do with my arms. Fun fact. I can pat my head and rub my tummy at the same time. Oh, I got skills. "You know like nunchuck skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking skills. Girls only want boyfriends who have great skills!" If you don't know what movie I'm referencing, just disregard. I don't think this sort of comedy would fly in 2017.
In other news. My friend just showed me how to send stickers and gifs in iMessage. Mind Blown. I had no idea how people were sending me these cute moving stickers until today! I'm still amazed by confetti and fire works through text (which I only discovered a few weeks ago). I guess you could say I'm a little slow to pick up the cool, trendy tricks. Especially new viral videos or games. I'm generally finding out when it's no longer popular. For example, I consider PPAP a new funny video. But I know it's old news.
These days I'm generally confused about what I see on the internet. I still don't understand planking or who started it. I have no idea what the backpack challenge is and why people throw backpacks at each other. I also don't understand half these new slangs. Or do we not use the term slang anymore? I'm sure there's a new word for that.
Makes me wonder, who starts these? How do they get so popular? How does one learn them?
Honestly, I never know the new acronyms either. I just learned IDGAF the other day (shared the story in my newest ARDENVENTURES) and a 9 year old taught me GOAT. We took a selfie and sent it to her cousin who then replied GOAT, I said "where"? Incase you're like me, GOAT stands for Greatest Of All Time, I was so amazed at learning the new acronym I think I forgot to say thank you. I also just discovered that "ship" is an abbreviation of "relationship". Mind blown. This whole time I thought it was wanting two individuals to sail towards each other and become one ship? But no, it was just an abbreviation. I still don't know what stan is. But I think it's like a non fan? Or why is on fleek is a good thing? Like who decided it means "on point"? Is anybody else curious?
I do have a point to all of this. The point is, this year I might attempt to learn this new language of millennials.
I'm also going to be open to trying new trends. Which I usually shy away from. Like these mesh shirts. I think they're generally worn to be sexy. But I kinda dig them for working out. Keeps my body cool when I'm running for my life and cycling off all that pizza I ate.
I also love an oversized bomber jacket. You'll often find me in the mens section looking at hoodies, sweats and jackets. I've been living in sweats and streetwear since college. So I'm ecstatic it's finally becoming more of a trend.
Here I am patiently waiting for bae. Last week I learned it stands for "before anyone else". I thought people were just misspelling "babe" or forgetting the second "b" or saying babe too fast. Babe... bae.... babe..??? Again, Mind Blown.
Ya'll know I love my baseball cap but beanies are also great for days you don't want to brush your hair. Plus the weather in LA can be very moody. It'll be smokin hot during the day and drop into the 40's at night. So it never hurts to have a beanie or jacket on hand.
Trying out some trends, yay or nay?
Photography by the oh so amazing Robby M go show him some love! Also I painted my own face and tousled my hair, I think I'm learning!!