Life is mysterious

Tonight might have been one of the most interesting nights of my life. I have grown up in so many ways since the beginning of 2014 and I can only see more changes coming my way. Times like these make me wonder what my life will be like. We all plan to have the white picket fence, three kids, a dog, and an awesome job, but does that all work out? Tonight made me realize how free I am. I am a young 22-year-old college student that has her whole life ahead of her. I see so many girls my age complaining how they don’t have a boyfriend or how so and so is getting married. All I have to say to those girls is good for them! Those girls who are getting married or who are in serious relationships wanted that. I have found out that I do not want that. I want to live out my twenties to the fullest grasping and taking everything in. I want to travel the world, try new delicacies, jump out of an airplane and I want to make those memories on my own. I want them to be genuine, real and most of all exactly what I want. I have finally come into my own skin and I love it. I also love that I can freely express myself.

Goodnight

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes Expecting First Child

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NOOOOO this can’t be true. McGosling forever

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Eva Mendes Pregnant Expecting First Child Ryan Gosling Dara Kushner/INF

The rumors are true: Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes are expecting a baby!

The actress is pregnant, PEOPLE confirms. This will be the first child for both actors, who played parents in their 2012 drama The Place Beyond the Pines.

The stars began dating in 2011, though they haven’t been photographed together since November — and Mendes hasn’t been photographed in public since March.

A friend of Mendes’s tells PEOPLE that while the actress had said in the past she wasn’t planning to get married or have children, “with Ryan things are different … she’s very independent but she’s content with her partner. She finally found the person she really wants to be with.”

Both Mendes, 40, and Gosling, 33, prefer to keep their relationship private, playing coy when asked about their love lives. But the expectant mom did gush about her beau’s acting abilities in the March…

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Jessica Simpson’s Wedding Dress Exclusive: See the Gorgeous Sketch and Inspiration Board

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YES! What a wonderful sketch and style for the lovely Jessica Simpson

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Jessica Simpson Carolina Herrera Wedding Dress SketchInset: Dimitrios Kambouris

For her nuptials to Eric Johnson on July 5, Jessica Simpson didn’t opt for a slinky silhouette to show off her incredible post-baby body. Instead Simpson, who turns 34 on July 10, teamed up with fashion icon Carolina Herrera to create a sumptuous champagne and gold strapless multi-layer tulle gown.

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Olivia Wilde: Why We Named Our Son Otis

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What’s in a name, anyway?

Olivia Wilde announced her and fiancé Jason Sudeikis‘s delightfully distinctive moniker for their baby boy – Otis Alexander – shortly after welcoming their son.

“He was named after Otis Redding,” Wilde, 30, told PEOPLE at the New York City premiere of her new film, the dramatic romance Third Person, on Tuesday.

“I’ve just always been a huge fan,” the new mom went on of the 1960s singer behind hits like “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay.” “I was a 10-year-old kid with posters of Otis Redding on my wall.”

Although she’s still getting into the swing of motherhood with her 8-week-old, Wilde says she’s already got some newfound perspective.

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Kourtney Kardashian Expecting Third Child

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Three’s company!

Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian are expecting their third child, PEOPLE confirms.

“She’s really excited but she’s nervous too,” a source tells PEOPLE. “Three kids is a lot to handle! But she’s happy — she’s always wanted a big family with Scott.”

The new addition to the family is due in December and will join siblingsPenelope Scotland, 23 months, and Mason Dash, 4½.

Kardashian, 35, stepped out Tuesday in the Hamptons with sister Khloé after a double dinner date earlier in the week. They’re reportedly in the city to film the latest installment of their reality show over the summer.

While Disick, 31, and Kardashian — who have been dating for eight years — have been open about plans to expand their family, their attachment parenting style had some wondering when it would happen.

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150 Years Throughout History

BY: PATRICIA THOMPSON

On June 19, 1864 the Union troops marched their way into the city of Marietta, Ga. The troops were set out to make an attack on the Confederate soldiers at Kennesaw Mountain. This year will mark the sequential year since the beginning of the civil war.

ATLANTA–This year marks the 150th year since the Civil war battles in Marietta, Georgia. The city of Marietta will mark this important year by having multiple events and activities throughout the spring and summer months. The city of Marietta will offer many family friendly events for guests to come and enjoy. The purpose of this time is to remember the men who risked their lives fighting atop Kennesaw Mountain.

“The history of the City of Marietta is rich and it needs to be shown to the generations that are constantly on their electronic devices,” said Robert Lee. “ It shows how hard the men had to work for all of us to be here today.”

The 150th anniversary will mark and symbolize what all the United States has gone through to get to this point.

HISTORY OF THE SOUTH

The city of Marietta is rich in history. The city was founded back in 1834 and has a rich history regarding the Civil War. The Battle at Kennesaw Mountain began on June 27, 1864 and the troops lost around 3,000 men in the process.

Kennesaw Mountain is now a national park that has close to 3,000 acres of battlegrounds and trails. The park is open to the public to partake in the grounds and activities provided. The battle held at Kennesaw Mountain was one of the most significant attacks the Union Army held against the Confederate.

The city chooses to recognize The Battle at Kennesaw Mountain throughout the spring and summer months.

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(Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield)

THE EVENTS

“There will be many family friendly activities that will allow everyone to participate in our rich history,” said Jessica Henriquez, a Marietta City worker, “It will be nice for our city to share part of it’s past with others.”

Jessica has been an employee of Marietta City since, 2012 and she is very excited to see everyone come out for the events.

Through the events participants will be able to follow the footsteps of the soldiers who fought in the Civil War. Participants will hear the stories of their sacrifices and learn the history of our founding fathers.

 Activities include:

  • Live artillery demonstrations
  • Hikes that will retrace the soldier’s steps
  • Confederate and Union soldier reenactments
  • Live music, exhibits, and noted authors
  • Tours of old Civil War hospitals

The first event will be April 19, giving the local residents and tourists a walk around the historic Marietta Square. The tour will include stops at places that were war hospitals during the Civil War.

EXCITEMENT AROUND THE CIVIL WAR

The excitement around these events have sparked social media and school concern with students all over. Many people are talking around showing their excitement to the upcoming events.

“I cannot wait to join and take my family and friends to this event. I have young children and I want them to learn about the rich history that made our area what it is today,” said Marietta resident Marcia Rogers.

Many people have shown interest to the events that have never shown before, these events will give a better insight into what people need to know about their hometown.

“I don’t really know as much as I should about the Civil War,” said Charles Statham, Kennesaw State University Student. “I know that troops fought on Kennesaw Mountain, but that’s about it. These events will help me learn more about this area.”

SOCIAL MEDIA INSIGHTS

“Stoked about our next Civil War Walking Tour! 4/19 @exploregeorgia”–@mariettamuseum

“Commemorate the #civilwar at these #georgia events ‪budurl.com/tg2c “–@explore georgia

To interact with others on social media the group is asking participants to use the hash tag #mariettacivilwar so that others can share in their tweets.

These events will be going on all spring a summer so it is a great thing to check out!