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The Fissure between Artist & Architect: A Trip to The Getty Center

I was in LA a couple weekends ago for my housemate’s brother’s 30th birthday. I say that as if my housemate isn’t my best friend from college, and her brother isn’t like my adoptive brother, but I have to keep some element of oddity in tact when talking about the city of Angels—up until this … Continue reading The Fissure between Artist & Architect: A Trip to The Getty Center

TGIF: Thank God It’s Frida(y)

I came across this beauty while walking to the ‘Introduction to Cannabis’ class my counterpart & I co-facilitate at the City College. Our course is for those continuing education and as soon as we get past the stigmas & taboos by discussing the complexity of the plant & its ~infinite~ uses, students usually open up … Continue reading TGIF: Thank God It’s Frida(y)

Mosaic of Man: Dumping the Melting Pot

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: the “Melting Pot” metaphor is (ironically?) flat and slightly gross. A mosaic, rather, allows for all our peaces to come together and create something beautiful while encouraging us to stand autonomously, with dignity and most importantly, validated by the virtue of those who have chosen to … Continue reading Mosaic of Man: Dumping the Melting Pot