Five Years from Now


To Try

Writing with Spirit

I try. I’ve always tried. When I was a kid, I tried to be good, I tried to be smart, I tried to keep the peace in our house. Kids think the world revolves around them (you may also know adults who did not outgrow this) so they try extra hard to control things, especially in an unpredictable alcoholic household.

I’ve always tried to avoid conflict. It reminds me of the dinner table when I was growing up, where I couldn’t understand my father’s tirades or my mother’s silence in the face of family chaos. I tried to be invisible so as not to become the target of paternal wrath or sibling ridicule.

When I was a teenager, I tried to belong; I tried to be the cutest and the coolest; I tried to act like I didn’t care. I tried to end the Vietnam war.

As a young adult…

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Acessibilidade é um dos focos da segunda fase das obras na Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana


Além de uma reforma nos espaços internos, CCMQ terá filmes com audiodescrição para pessoas com deficiência visualAlém de uma reforma nos espaços internos, CCMQ terá filmes com audiodescrição para pessoas com deficiência visual

Tão logo saiam de cena tapumes e andaimes que escondem os reparos em andamento, a Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana (CCMQ) deve engatar a segunda etapa das obras que lhe devolverão ao público repaginada e em plenas condições de uso.

Na primeira semana de outubro, deverá ser realizada no Ministério da Cultura (MinC) a reunião final para a liberação dos R$ 3,7 milhões a serem investidos em melhorias de instalações, equipamentos de som e luz e produção de conteúdo com foco na acessibilidade.

Essa é a segunda parte do aporte de R$ 8 milhões do Banrisul, via Lei Rouanet. Os primeiros R$ 4,3 milhões tiveram como destino o restauro da fachada, de aberturas, esquadrias e do telhado, além de obras de impermeabilização. É o maior investimento em melhorias nos 24 anos da…

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Wildflowers of Late Summer

How Ebola is Changing Liberia: A First Person Account From the Ground


Monrovia, the capital of Liberia, is the epicenter of an Ebola outbreak that has killed nearly 3,000 people in the West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.

TIME’s Africa bureau chief, Aryn Baker, is on the ground in the West African city. She has reported on musicians who educate crowds on the infectious disease, the stigma dead body management teams face, the United States’ responsibility to assist Liberia, among other stories.

In the video above, Baker discusses everyday life in the densely packed seaside city of Monrovia, where the stench of chlorine and the sight of thermometers and rubber boots have become commonplace as locals attempt to stem the Ebola outbreak.

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Grandson Charged With Dismembering Grandmothers Body With Chain Saw

Problems In Paris: Jealous Yeezus Spazzed On Kimmy Cakes Over Nekkid Selfies Leaking That “He’d Never Seen Before!”


Kanye West and Kim Kardashian out in Paris

SMH. This guy makes no sense. He married the woman after bragging she gained fame for her home video but he wants to be mad about this?

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