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April 2011 Blog Posts (29)

Is Love so bad it needs to be banned by the schools?

My school and maby school district has a new PDA rule. If you are caught kissing, holding hands, or even HUGGING you will get suspended. So i was wondering...

What is the school system afraid of? Are they afraid that if we show affection for each other it will cause something bad? No matter how hard anyone tries they can never take love away from people, and if they succeed at taking away all the love displayed for couples, friends, and people in general, what would that leave us with? If… Continue

Added by Valentin the Jellyfish on April 30, 2011 at 4:53pm — 3 Comments

Ongka's Big Moka- New Guinea (An Essay For Anthropology)

                                         Ongka's Big Moka

           A Moka is almost like a festival. Pigs, presents and food are given from the Big-Men hosting it to other Big-Men and villagers. To give more gifts than any other Big-Man would gain him the most status. Of course in almost any society, being generous is not always a charitable practice. The Big-Man hosting the party expects not only to gain status and respect, but also to some day be repaid. After all, it can take years…

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Added by Victoria Buttons on April 30, 2011 at 9:11am — 1 Comment

This is an essay I wrote on an endangered species for my Human Impact on the Environment class. Its in a wierd style but we were required to write it that way. ENJOY! :)

                                                        The Trial

                                         Saiga Tatarica vs. Homo sapiens

                                                     Victoria Buttons

Prosecutor-

      “Our victim is the Saiga Antelope. The Saiga Tatarica is the only species in the genus Saiga. That means they are not only killing off a species, but also an entire genus! These calm unique looking…

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Added by Victoria Buttons on April 30, 2011 at 8:17am — No Comments

hello from ohio

hello im oostan heimach, 

ive decided to let my hairs go on there own.

i started backcombing a single lock a few days ago,

i added a littltle bees wax that i found in my cubbord.

today i realized that wasnt such a great idea,

so i rinsed with two T. bs and 1 sea salt and now here i am waiting to see if my hair starts knotting.

i plann on rinsing again in a few days maybe add some acv to the mix.

just wanted to shout out, introduce myself, see…

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Added by oostan heimach on April 29, 2011 at 11:40pm — 1 Comment

week 1

here is a photo of my progress so far. no combing,

I had washed it twice, but no comb.

 

although I don't notice any "progress" comparing  my hair  along side others who have done the same it looks to be about

were it should be. So I guess it's doing it's thing normaly.

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Added by Jayden on April 28, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The truth of locks is not known by a lot of people

This past week ive been telling my friends i was getting dreads and most of the reactions are something like this "Oh my god. Dreads are nasty and dirty."

Yesterday when i asked my mom if i could get dreads she said "No!! Because they are dirty." Then she didnt even let me explain how they are actually clean and there are many ways of washing them, but she wouldnt stop yelling no. My hair is probably about 2 steps away from dreads already, but parents just dont understand or listen to…

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Added by Valentin the Jellyfish on April 28, 2011 at 9:56am — 1 Comment

New to dreads

I was considering letting my hair go into dreads. It's like down to the middle of my back. How often would i have to wash it? I'm prolly gunna use the baking soda method. Whats the fastest way to get it to dread nice and decently thick? Thanks!

Added by Bill Zebadiaha Bagwell on April 28, 2011 at 2:50am — 2 Comments

starting over

i found that the forced sectioning of my scalp was just too much discomfort for me to handle. after literally ripping a few dreads in half from the base up to free up my natural part i spent a week combing them out. not im a week into letting them do their thing. my hair feels broken and maimed after being so used to dreads but i have faith that, in time, it will heal and be magnificent. i have a 4 year committment to dreadlocks. i was 9 months in and im counting that. as it is i have 179…

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Added by Brian on April 26, 2011 at 10:23pm — 1 Comment

FRUSTRATION!

I really don't know what to do right now. All my dreads are becoming one big congo and it really hurts to pull them apart! I have to pull them apart every day and i'm getting so fed up.. I just feel like getting rid of them since they are bringing me so much stress but i can't because i love them so much :( what does everyone do with there… Continue

Added by Alana on April 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

What to do?

I have long wavy hair. I have decided to do the neglect method. i have a few questions though. Should i back comb dreads then neglect it or should i just neglect it and keep the dreads pulled apart?

Added by Kellen James on April 24, 2011 at 4:20pm — 4 Comments

Breaking habbits.

I almost combed my hair this morning... lol.

It's funny how not doing something can be rather hard,well to rember you nolonger do that thing,

after so long of doing so that is.  The funnier thing is that I was reminded by a Deadhead HQ comb in the container of combs. The only good use for it I have found is to comb out my beard. Works good for it to.

So as fate may have it my not yet existent dreads were saved.

I will post more photos later, but I don't wish to…

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Added by Jayden on April 22, 2011 at 5:51pm — 2 Comments

Dread Journial.

Hi, My Friends Call me Jayden; And I hope we can be.  I decided to try yet another method for dreads, All natural.

I have tried the " products" and just had to cut them off. Very sad, then I tried simply back combing, I at the time did not know that they would fall loose. a nightmare to try to keep them tight. and after a headache and another they went by by as well. Then I found this sight, and thought it would be great to try, well ... Nothing. After all the other methods were…

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Added by Jayden on April 21, 2011 at 8:08pm — 1 Comment

Need a Traveling buddy to the North West of the US.....jump on my wagon :)

I plan on going to the West cost the end of June or beginning of July an I need a Traveling buddy , my first destination is going to be the Rainbow Gathering in Washington somewhere in the National Forrest I plan on staying for that for a week or so then plan on heading south west to California for the Harvest season have some work down that way , so who ever I had with me could help me drive an help out with gas an what not ....anyone intersted an want more info, just contact me on my dread… Continue

Added by jahLotusSweetestLuhv on April 20, 2011 at 1:56pm — 1 Comment

För vi gled fram över snö och lemmlar

fria tankar kan tänkas av de som glömt poängen.

när vi såg frosten och alla dessa…

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Added by Ugglan on April 20, 2011 at 5:10am — No Comments

5 months old :)

Things my dreads have taught me thus far...everything will not always go as planned and thats ok,be patient it will pay off in the end, beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, its not all about the final result rather it is the journey that counts...

 

I adore my dreads, and although they are still young the journey so far has been a good one. Today a girl from my class who was asking around if she should dread her hair responded to my advice by saying "Thanks, but i wont be…

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Added by Amber J on April 13, 2011 at 10:35am — 2 Comments

The dreadful truth.

Hey guys! I've been on this site and dreading for a total of 51 days now, and I'm kinda nervous on the way my dreads are looking I love the outcome of my T&R + All natural, for the first 17-18 days I went all natural, then decided to T&R them, now I'm leaving them alone to do their own thing. I need to know though, what you guys think of them!

 

I want your honest…

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Added by EllyDoll on April 12, 2011 at 10:57pm — 8 Comments

The children of today

Hey Beloved..

I work with children from the ages of 3 to 6 everyday.. and coming from the prospective of being an activist doing prisoners' rights and fighting the "system" of injustice etc.. working with children though can be a little draining sometimes yet one of the most beautiful and the most rewarding in my life thus far..

Children are the future is such a quaint sentement isn't... but we live in a society that has to debate over funding for schools, will put children in…

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Added by Ham'diya Mu on April 12, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

what do you think?

okay so i went to this store called lush its a storer that makes all organic soaps and stuff for showering and i asked if they had anything for dreads and they showed me this cream they had called r&b its suppose to be mad out of nothing but oils from plants and fruits and things like that that helps the dreads lock better its not wax its cream do you think its safe? i put it on one of mines and it seemed to make it alittle stronger would you trust it?

 

Added by Armando Diaz on April 11, 2011 at 11:29pm — 16 Comments

Spring Has Sprung!!!

Man am i glad that we are getting warmer weather. the rain dont even bother me i just like not having to freeze ya know. i cant wait till easter gauge is so excited about the easter bunny. and i told gauge that once he got potty trained he can go to school because hes always asking to  go to school and i enrolled into college for the fall semester and since john and i would both be in the same college the "day care" or whatever it is would be free and that way he could get used to being…

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Added by hippie mama on April 11, 2011 at 11:01pm — No Comments

hey everyone

iv had my dreads for a few days now and their really coming out nicly i was just wondering how can i tighten the roots? like someof them are loose enough that i can put my finger through them any help?

Added by Armando Diaz on April 10, 2011 at 11:57pm — 7 Comments

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