Viewing: August, 2018

Aug 23

August 23, 2018


Falling through the Cracks of the American Dream

My life, I will admit, is a constant explosion of chaos (with a name like Maelstrom, I figure it’s genetic). There is always SOMEthing going on, which I’ve always felt was ever-so-slightly fantastic. My life is FULL: I don’t have a “bucket list” because I kinda want to do EVERYthing, and there’s no point marking it off a list because I’ll probably want to do it again. The way I’ve always looked at it, as long as I’m doing something…

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Aug 8

August 8, 2018


What if They Gave a Sale and Nobody Came?

There is one central problem with capitalism that people don’t seem to get–and I don’t mean on a philosophical level. As a rational, logical system for basing an economy on, capitalism has a fatal flaw: in order for it to work, people have to keep buying stuff. I bring this up because I was trying to think of some place to eat and realized how many of my favorite restaurants have closed in the last year. Café Rouge is gone,…

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