week two

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. – Henry David Thoreau – Wealth can be defined in many ways, but I especially like this quote, because even with money, some people are still doing this whole life thing—dare I saaay—wrong. I’ve said it many times, but I repeat: allowing others to dictate your life […]

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week one: just do it

Charlotte Simpson, aka Traveling Black Widow, travels the world—often solo— and appears to be in her 60s. Her photos beg the question: what’s your excuse? I’ve been subscribed to her for a few months now and she is a constant inspiration to just go for it! Not only is she an inspiration to travel and […]

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Crenshaw Boulevard to Break Ground on Mile-Long Artistic Tribute to Black History and Culture of Los Angeles — (a repost) GOOD BLACK NEWS

by Mike Roew via laist.com When the Metro’s new Crenshaw/LAX line opens in summer 2020, riders will travel through a…

A loooooooot of construction was going down on Crenshaw when I visited my hometown in November 2017. I am excited to see the outcome of this project, but I can bet that Crenshaw will be completely gentrified much different by the time this project is complete. Yay for Black Art though! I love the concept and I’ll have to plan another trip to see it in the flesh.

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week 52: the strong friend

This time of year, I spy many posts reminding people to check on their strong friend. I don’t really like this prompt for three reasons: 1. If we truly are friends, shouldn’t you be checking for me throughout the year, not just the holiday season? 2. Why do we have a strong friend? Even if […]

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