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Weekly Newsletter #25: Summer, Summer, Summertime

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By: burgundy bug

Lily pads

Source: Lily Pads 03 | Penelope Peru Photography P³

Sun’s out, blog’s out. With just a few days left until the 28th, we’re only a couple articles away from the release of The Burgundy Zine’s sixth issue.

Weekly Recap

Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince Music Video

Source: DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince – Summertime | DJJazzyJeffVEVO

We began this week with a bit of positivity and an alternative solution to to-do lists on Sunday.

Later that evening, XtaSeay and I released our review of Malawi Memory Loss by Prime Wellness for our Strain of the Week series.

Then, we took at look at the story behind at the arctic marine mammal, leopard seals, becoming a resident species of New Zealand on Monday.

Afterwards, we discussed the Happy Hour Herbology held in Philadelphia on June 6.

Before going on an impromptu mini-hiatus, we tuned into “April Showers” by ProleteR on Tuesday.

On Thursday, it was co-contributor XtaSeay‘s birthday. We enjoyed festivities together throughout the week and celebrated throughout the weekend.

XtaSeay and Burgundy Bug kissing at Bushkill Falls

Source: Penelope Peru Photography P³

Going Forward

Going forward, we’ve got fresh content coming in hot!

Be sure to keep an eye out for our special interview with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Public Affairs Officer, Michael Milstein, about the gray whale Unusual Mortality Event.

We’ll also be taking an inside look at Lush’s “Shark Attack” campaign, and we’ve got some special photostories on the way!

Don’t forget to stop back later today for the latest installment of our Strain of the Week series. As always, we’ll also be back with a review on Tuesday for our Tune-In Tuesdays series.

This week is also your last chance to submit content for The Burgundy Zine #6, which releases this Friday. Any content for this issue must be submitted by June 27th.

Until next week,

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A cynical optimist and mad scientist undercover, burgundy bug is the editor, graphic designer, webmaster, social media manager, and primary photographer for The Burgundy Zine. Entangled in a web of curiosity, burgundy bug’s work embodies a wide variety of topics including: neuroscience, psychology, ecology, biology, cannabis, reviews, fashion, entertainment, and politics. You can learn more about working with burgundy bug by visiting her portfolio website: burgundybug.com

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