Happy 56th to the 44th President, the irreplaceable Barack Obama! This man is so many things to so many people: Husband of one, father of two, and leader of all. He is a symbol of hope, perseverance, and dignity to all Americans, and a testament of brilliance and grace to African Americans across the nation. … Continue reading Hope in the Haystack: What Obama Taught the Dreamers
Happy Hump Day! As summer draws to it's inevitable end, most of us take this time to really think about what productive thing we actually did over the 3 months without school. Besides the crappy summer nanny job and the occasional weekend trip down the shore, not many people have much to show for the … Continue reading All the Small Things: Why Every Mistake Matters
Happy Monday...right? Anyway, flashback to yesterday, Sunday, the day that John Oliver recaps whatever hell broke loose during the past week during his hit HBO late show, Last Week Tonight. Also, church happened. Now today I don't want to call out the church as an institution, but the members as a body, particularly the Holy … Continue reading Calling all Church Cops
Facebook | Twitter | Youtube | Instagram | Bloglovin’ If you ever need more proof that humans are prone to completely ignoring logic, just remember that when people get cold feet they reach for socks. For reference; this is not a good move. Socks are an insulator – ‘sounds great!’ I hear you say. Well, […] … Continue reading 193 // When Depression Was Your Friend — Mindfump.
Happy Friday! Writers, artists, musicians and playwrights have one of the most passionate, complicated, frustrating, and honest relationships in the universe-with a blank piece of white paper. Our relationship with the blank page ranges from a match made in heaven to the deepest sin of Satan in a matter of minutes, or just moments. The … Continue reading Beauty of the Blank Page
It’s one thing to be creative, but how do we turn that creativity into success? Read on to find out! via Turn Your Creativity into Success — When Women Inspire
Northern Liberties is the up- and- coming hidden gem of Philadelphia. The neighborhood tastefully combines chic and modern home interior with the classic look of 1925 Old City. The comedy of Northern Liberties is that it's nudged between two working class neighborhoods, Girard, and Fishtown. It's honestly one of those "You have to be there" … Continue reading Why Does Gentrification Always Start With Coffee?
A conversation about hyper-gentrification with Vanishing New York author Jeremiah Moss. via ‘Trump Wouldn’t Be President Without the Neoliberalization of New York City’ — Longreads