Someone I know and their friend started on that “spend money on travel/experiences not sneakers” wave today and I of course objected to it saying there’s a ton of Black folks who will not ever really be in the position to afford international travel so who cares if they buy sneakers only for them to say that’s a fallacy.
A bunch of college educated Black young people sitting in a 3k a month apartment who between us have won awards in our fields, worked at the White House, attended school in places like London, Florence, and Abu Dhabi, been awarded scholarship money and grants, and are building projects that put us in rooms with influencers and industry titans……saying it’s not hard to save to travel and “experience” things.
we had a discussion a while ago about how sapient bug people could express affection in something analogous to a kiss, and decided they would like kind of put their faces together and like gently squeeze w/ mandibles and/or palps and kind of nuzzle. its a really cute concept i think
STARTER CALL . like this post and uh you know the drill . they’ll be rather short . i’m on some sugar and shaking so i want to take advantage of this before i turn into an Adam and get grumpy and mellow again . i’ll set them in your muse’s universe , so if your muse is modern , i’ll go modern . asoiaf , i’ll go asoiaf . hp i’ll go hp . disney i’ll go uh , main verse because lbr we’re all connected in a circle of life i’m going to stop talking now .