Strides: Update 4, part 2

Saving is a waiting game, but I can still be active in budgeting, learning and looking ahead. LEARNING About EXISTING “Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared to love in dreams.” - Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Pexels.com A nice thought: I remember watching The Lord of the... Continue Reading →

Strides: Update 4, part 1

It has been a year. A YEAR, since Strides: Update 3, part 2. 10 MONTHS since Kool-Aid Money, Champlain Taste. How quickly time flies! Given it has been a while, I will summarize my update in three separate posts: 1. Budgeting (6/21), 2. Learning (6/28), and 3. Looking [Ahead] (7/5)*. Saving is a waiting game,... Continue Reading →

Strides: Update 3, part 1

Welcome to Strides: Update 3, my latest update on real-life moves towards a home in the country, on a budget, as a Black, American, Millenial, Female. ••• Connecting Over the past several months, I had the privilege of connecting with Professor Emily Bernard and Professor Jonathan Howard, in thinking through the following topics, respectively: the complexity and nuance of black identity... Continue Reading →

The Spark of Inspiration: Lorraine Hansberry

"What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?" -Langston Hughes, 'Harlem' Once upon the twenty first century, March 11, 1959 to be precise, a twenty-eight year old African American, female, middle class-raised, college drop-out, intellectual, journalist, activist, artist, communist, interracially married, queer, Chicago native author saw her... Continue Reading →

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