Author: urb

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Sunday. Self-Care. Solidarity.

Woke up on Sunday, a little motivated. By the end of the day I had taken care of myself, treated myself, and joined a demonstration outside the White House because this is not normal.

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Light After the Storm

So… how about that Friday? Nah, forget that, OMG Saturday guys! If you wanted to know what had a worldwide mandate, it became pretty darn clear. Also, someone needs to plan a house for wayward boys when events like this roll around.

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Lightning in a Sweatshirt

A short little tale of one of the strangest superpowers all humans have. Clearly I need more coconut oil…

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Vat19: 500 lbs. of Liquid Glass

I had not heard of Liquid Glass Putty before now, and now I’m a little scared of it. This is like a horror movie except it’s a near naked man in the tub, so I approve!

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Ten Years On…

Just thinking about 2007 now that we’re ten years on from it. I’m moderately more of an adult now than I was then, but I miss a little bit of my carefree shenanigans and not feeling weighed down by everything. I don’t even know if I’d really recognize myself from then, but it’s nice to flip through my online photo albums and realize what a difference a decade makes.

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all the small things

After taking off about a month from the blog and writing to just, I don’t know… collect myself to face 2017 and take some time off for the holiday, I’m back to it. Today’s tale is about me suddenly realizing the right way (for me) to do laundry after all these years.

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TIME covers Trump meltdown

There is no tried and true status gauge for political campaigns, but these TIME Magazine covers are officially declaring a Trump meltdown. “Inside Donald Trump’s Meltdown” on August 22, 2016 and “Inside Donald Trump’s Total Meltdown” October 24, 2016.

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The City Says Hello

It’s just one of those mornings when you feel like the universe has crafted a message especially for you.

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A Tale of Two Graffiti

Over the weekend historic buildings in both Virginia and DC were tagged with graffiti. The dfferences between the locations chosen, and the type of messages are very telling.

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President Obama speaks at the NMAAHC Opening

President Barack Obama, speaking at the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, “We’re not a burden on America, or a stain on America, or an object of pity or charity for America. We’re America. And that’s what this museum explains, the fact that our stories have shaped every corner of our culture.”

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Resilience: A Black Lives Matter Mix

With everything going on in our country, I turn to music now as I have in the past to help work out and work through the pain and hurt. To try to heal in the face of a society that still isn’t whole and has resisted being so since long before I was born. A Facebook friend put together a mix of tunes that helps. #BlackLivesMatter