believe in kissing

“Cherish your solitude. Take trains by yourself to places you have never been. Sleep out alone under the stars. Learn how to drive a stick shift. Go so far away that you stop being afraid of not coming back. Say no when you don’t want to do something. Say yes if your instincts are strong, … Continue reading

YAR Word of the Week

So, dear birds and babies, starting next Sunday, we’re going to have a weekly piece here at YAR. We’re calling it the ‘YAR Word of the Week,’ and it will go a little something like this. Each week, we’re going to post a positive word, and its dictionary definition. It will be your MISSION to … Continue reading

a letter to men.

There are better words than beautiful. Radiant, for instance. It’s an underused word. It’s a very special word. “You are radiant.” Also, enchanting, smoldering, intoxicating, charming, fetching. -read the rest of a letter to men by christina hendricks


We are all human and that being the case, we are all so very blessed. One of our many blessings is the ability to appreciate beauty. How lucky we are to be able to appreciate aesthetics, and to revel in the glory of beautiful things and beautiful people. As you walked down the street, did … Continue reading


a thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness. -john keats.

summer love.

hello friends, a few updates!!! 1) as you can see in the previous post, we are releasing a second edition of the book this summer!!! 2) we would love to start work on a new book to come out later this year. there will be a new activity to include all you wonderful people into … Continue reading


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