When World’s Collide

“Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness.” -Kahlil Gibran I work a few hours a week at a bodega near my house that specializes in local, organic produce, meats, and dairy. The job is great, the customers are amazing, and the discount really stretches my grocery budget. It’s a small operation – … [Read more…]

Book Club

I realize the Book Club has essentially been on hiatus for the summer.  Although I said I was going to post about “The Omnivore’s Dilemma”, after discussing with other people, I think I’m going to move the whole thing back until September. With everything going on in my life in August, there is no way … [Read more…]

To Gentrify Or Not

“This area is gentrifying fast. New people are moving in who think they want to live in the forest until they live in the forest. Then they want to cut down all the trees because they can’t see the sun.” -Todd Steiner The neighborhood where I live has been up in arms the last few … [Read more…]

Monday Morning Quarterback

“Wherever you come near the human race there’s layers and layers of nonsense.” -Thorton Wilder I know I’m super-late to the drama-Bahamas on this one, but I still feel the need to stick my two cents in. Brit wrote a piece about being assaulted in a nightclub and someone named Taylor felt the need to … [Read more…]