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The Pros and Cons of Autumn

By RG DanielsOctober 2, 2014
A gem from the SparkLife archives! PRO: Instagram will love you. The leaves are bursting with color, so channel your inner shutterbug and start snappin' pics of those glorious dying trees! (The fact that they’re dying makes it art.) CON: “What the F, rake?!” Our hearts go out to those who ... More  →
The Pros and Cons of Autumn

The 9 Worst Valentine's Day Presents to Give

By RG DanielsFebruary 4, 2014
There's one simple rule when it comes to giving a gift and that's to put some thought into it. If you're gonna half-aardvark your way through Valentine's Day, then you might as well forget it altogether. We're talkin' TRUE LOVE, people! That means effort and ... More  →
The 9 Worst Valentine's Day Presents to Give

The DOs and DON'Ts of College Campus Visits

By RG DanielsJanuary 31, 2014
It's almost spring (ALMOST!), which is high tide for college campus visits. The SATs are long gone and you're most likely figuring out your safe school and your most desired destination. As the letters begin to roll in you'll need to schedule a tour. Here's ... More  →
The DOs and DON'Ts of College Campus Visits

The 10 Best Places to Blog From

By RG DanielsJanuary 29, 2014
The mood to blog can hit you anywhere, at any time. Must. Get. To. Tumblr. you may think as you run through the "international" aisle in the supermarket. But what location provides for optimal blogging conditions? The Zoo Zoos are interesting places. Most animal lovers are conflicted, since ... More  →
The 10 Best Places to Blog From

6 Steps to Becoming the Golden Child

By RG DanielsJanuary 27, 2014
Maybe your older brother or sister came into the world first; they were the first ray of light to touch your parents' bewildered faces, and they've had longer to ingratiate themselves the almighty sperm and egg-givers. Perhaps your younger sibling is still wearing animal onesies ... More  →
6 Steps to Becoming the Golden Child

What's Your Spirit Cheese?

By RG DanielsJanuary 23, 2014
We have heard the voice of the mystic universe and that voice has told us "cheeeese." The mathematical formula for a platter of cheddar is deliciousness cubed. We carry a zen koan with us wherever we go, a koan of paneer. But which marvel of preserved lactose is ... More  →
What's Your Spirit Cheese?

A Glossary of Slang for Babies

By RG DanielsJanuary 22, 2014
Beyond the "goo-goos" and "ga-gas," there is world that only babies are aware of. They play with each other, experience the world with each other, and most definitely communicate with each other. Coming from the far side of adolescence, we may be a little naïve ... More  →
A Glossary of Slang for Babies

Let Us Unite Over Dumplings Around the World

By RG DanielsJanuary 14, 2014
There are very few things that tie all cultures around the world together. In no particular order, they are: Michael Jackson's music, those dreams where one minute you're flying and the next minute you're talking to someone you haven’t seen since you were five, and ... More  →
Let Us Unite Over Dumplings Around the World

2014, The Year Of...

By RG DanielsJanuary 7, 2014
By now, you should have reached the max number of "Happy New Year!" 's you'll hear from friends, neighbors, and cashiers at Starbucks. As some of us slowly begin returning to our pre-holiday routines and slog through another winter, we thought we'd take the time ... More  →
2014, The Year Of...

What to Do When You're Snowed In

By RG DanielsJanuary 3, 2014
Call off Friday! We have been Herculesed! Now the question is: how do ye reap the bounty of white wonder that has dropped into our laps/gardens/schools/cities/dry half pipes overnight? We have all the suggestions: Hoot and holler as you descend fields of knee-deep power You're skiing right ... More  →
What to Do When You're Snowed In
About the Author
RG Daniels

RG Daniels is a writer living in Brooklyn, NY. He likes ‘90s one-hit wonders, breakfast for dinner, and koala bears. He is currently on Level 163 in Candy Crush.

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