Means finding an apartment and MAYBE living by yourself but maybe not! There are so many moving pieces right now in this situation that my head hurts.
An amazing 1-bedroom was brought to my attention and I called the contact today and she DID NOT ANSWER so I had to leave a voicemail and now I’m just feeling very anxious (for no reason. It has been 31 minutes.) but WHAT IS SHE DOING WHY IS SHE NOT ANSWERING HER PHONE THAT’S WHAT PHONES ARE FOR
And then I got worried about living alone so I am looking up hypoallergenic cats to adopt
what is wrong with me
to have to talk one of your parents through heartbreak.
Quiz on relationships. Cut for extreme length and a little bit NSFW-ness.
It reminds me of the “bike to work” movement. That is also portrayed as white, but in my city more than half of the people on bike are not white. I was once talking to a white activist who was photographing “bike commuters” and had only pictures of white people with the occasional “Black professional” I asked her why she didn’t photograph the delivery people, construction workers etc. … ie. the Black and [Latin@] and Asian people… and she mumbled something about trying to “improve the image of biking” then admitted that she didn’t really see them as part of the “green movement” since they “probably have no choice” –
I was so mad I wanted to quit working on the project she and I were collaborating on.
So, in the same way when people in a poor neighborhood grow food in their yards … it’s just being poor– but when white people do it they are saving the earth or something.
i think people who are different can be very close and get along well, but every so often those differences cause a little bit of friction. and navigating that can be tough!