Yes. Faded. Mardi Gras Beads. Rusted. Fleur de Lis.
These are great symbols. Icons. Of a city who calls itself, “The city that care forgot.” Well. 323 more words
This weekend I had a flashback to this same time last year when I was working at Greenheart Shop, a fair-trade boutique based out of Chicago, and we were doing tons of holiday markets every weekend at churches and synagogues in the city to sell fair trade goods. 754 more words
Because Chris and I spent many years away from home, we really appreciate what it means to be back. Although we had the privilege of growing up in such a great, tight-knit community, we both left the city thinking that living elsewhere would be an improvement. 639 more words
**Always think before you ink! **
Keeping in line with recent themes of change and self-improvement, I’ve been playing around with my appearance quite a bit: Dying my hair, wearing different styles of makeup and clothing out with my comfort zone and generally trying to be more proactive about my social life. 338 more words