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Pudding Monsters will distract you with its terrible cuteness if you’re waiting for terrible news

The hubs and I had one of those doctor’s appointments last week. One of those appointments where you hold hands and sweat in the waiting room, you know the kind of appointment I’m talking about. In true doc office waiting … Continue reading

20. February 2013 by Sam
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You’ll blend better in Paris if you use the RATP Metro app and leave the sensible shoes at home

The reputation Paris has for being fashionable (and snooty) can be intimidating to travelers. If you’re coming here, there are so many ways that you can blend in. And trust me, you want to. Because even if you try to … Continue reading

30. January 2013 by Sam
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Relax and Sleep, because, well, I need to

I’m still looking for the perfect Yoga App. Haven’t found it yet. And I don’t feel like bashing another one. I’m also still pulling long days. Cowgirl App! is hitting the ground running, and tomorrow I’m taking a train to … Continue reading

14. January 2013 by Sam
Categories: Health/Fitness, Life, Sanity | Leave a comment

Quotes more thoughtful than platitudes make fl.ouri.sh a relaxing no brainer

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar, and an app is just an app. I was so stressed out from my attempted Yoga workout on Tuesday that I didn’t want to to even think about any new apps for a … Continue reading

10. January 2013 by Sam
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I don’t think I’ll be making Daily Yoga my Yogini (although I sorely need one!)

I need to relax. Really. So I downloaded a few yoga apps a while back. And then I deleted the ones that immediately stressed me out, which is, well, all of them, except for Daily Yoga, which at first glance … Continue reading

08. January 2013 by Sam
Categories: Health/Fitness, Life, WTF? | 3 comments

The PRI app, for embracing your inner NPR nerd

I am a public radio junkie. Always have been. My friend Max and I were speaking recently about how Ira Glass’s voice makes me swoon (I think he professed similar, yet manlier feelings on the matter), and how I like … Continue reading

02. January 2013 by Sam
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If you’re still seeking an Instagram alternative, eyeball EyeEm

As an avowed fauxto sharing hussy, I’ve been closely following the recent news on Instagram. Pam and I even held an impromptu confab this past Saturday. The thrill is gone, but I’m not quite sure that I’m ready to leave my … Continue reading

28. December 2012 by Sam
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You may enjoy An Ideal New Year Resolution for about as long as you actually keep yours

I don’t think I’ve ever kept a single New Year’s Resolution that I have ever made, except the years that my resolution was to make no more resolutions. I have so many things, about me, and my life, that I … Continue reading

26. December 2012 by Sam
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What’s in your phone, Samantha Villenave?

Samantha Villenave is an artist, translator, and community manager. She’s done hackathons, conferences and other geeky events, and does a bunch of webby things with artists. Sam is also Pam’s sidekick cofounder of Cowgirl App! “What’s in your phone?” is our ongoing series … Continue reading

23. December 2012 by Sam
Categories: What's in your phone? | 1 comment

Cowgirl Confab: Sam and Pam talk about Instagram

Instagram is a mobile app that lets you share visual moments, either privately among your own friends and family, or publicly on the Internet, as well as on Facebook, which bought the company this year. Until very recently, you could … Continue reading

22. December 2012 by Sam
Categories: Artsy, Cowgirl Confab, Photography | 3 comments

Pictarine, like nectarine, because staying connected has suddenly become sweeter

I met Guillaume a couple of weeks ago at a party for LeWeb. (If you click that link, you’ll see how cute he is.) Oh, but keep reading, here, if you want to know why he’s a genius. Ladies, face it … Continue reading

20. December 2012 by Sam
Categories: Artsy, Life, Organization, Photography | 1 comment

High or Low (Drinking Game) for Tequila shots, because inside nearly every Cowgirl is a Badgirl

I live in a country known for its culture of pragmatic moderation, but every now and then I’m bored, with friends, and we want to be bad. I’ve taught a few of my French friends how to throw a decent … Continue reading

18. December 2012 by Sam
Categories: Entertaining, Fun, Games | Leave a comment

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