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All those people, all those lives, where are they now? With loves, and hates, and passions just like mine, They were born, And then they lived, And then they died. It seems so unfair. I want to cry.
--Morrissey

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"Now our lives are changing fast...Hope that something pure can last. Hope that something pure can last." -- Arcade Fire

Children are often heard saying "Look at me!" to their parents. From an early age we want someone or something to witness our lives. Now we've grown up and technology has found a way for us not to have to mature out of that "look at me" phase of childhood.

The introduction of "scrolling" and "likes" on social media changed our lives and our psychology forever. We broadcast to each other. I've made a personal rule to not scroll people's PERSONAL lives whether on facebook or instagram. And I don't have a feed so I can control what I'm fed. I also do not post personal things that would broadcast to anyone's feeds as well.

I have the desire to do it... I want to post my adventures, my love, my life. I wa...

oct 23 2016 ∞
nov 12 2016 +
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  • watching bugs bunny and foghorn leghorn with my dad on Saturday mornings.
  • when he'd get so excited about the books I'd find for him. And say, "How do you find these books?" Not really knowing how Amazon works.
  • going to the recycling center with all my cans and my dad always letting me keep all the money. I was so excited to watch the price amount go up when the cans were on the scale.
  • when we'd go to the military base so he could get a haircut
  • when he'd help with my rabbits
  • my dad playing hide and seek with me.
  • going to el dorado park with my dad and feeding the ducks, and him protecting me from the big mean goose.
  • his softest most affectionate moments playing with toki.
  • when we went to go shop and buy my first ...
jul 12 2008 ∞
sep 13 2016 +
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  • womens reproductive rights
  • lgbqt rights
  • immigrants rights (especially mexican people in my community)
  • homeless issues in LA
  • education access
  • free healthcare
  • end of the electoral college
  • end of lobbying and corporate interests in government (esp Lawrence Lessig's approach)
  • black lives matter support
  • animal rights (end factory farming)
  • end oil dependence through technology
  • climate change and environmental issues
  • affordable housing
  • marijuana legalization

DONATE TO ORGANIZATIONS TRIED AND TRUE :

  • PLANNED PARENTHOOD
  • CENTER FOR REPRODUCTVE RIGHTS
nov 10 2016 ∞
nov 25 2016 +
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KYOTO:

  • Note: hard to find atms so get cash out, and hard to find trash cans, always take off shoes before entering dressing rooms, no tipping except massage and change for cabs, keep your metro and JR line tickets with you to exit stations. You need Kyoto 5-6 days and Osaka 1 day. Lots of food at all the temples and around.
  • Kiyomizu-dera (Large Temple Overlook) - most attractive streets are Sannen-zaka and Ninen-zaka (22 min walk SE from gion)
  • Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Temple) (5o min by train northwest of gion)
  • Fushimi-Inari Taisha Shrine - (Red Gates), hike to top about 1 hour to 1 1/2 hours (20 mins by train south of gion)
  • Philosopher's path / walk (also called Tetsugaku-no-michi)
    • Ginkaku-ji (Silver Pavilion) --beautiful ...
sep 13 2016 ∞
nov 14 2016 +
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  • trying to find the right paint can for the room (paint color not quite matching for touch ups)
  • when people respond to birthday wishes on facebook like they're winning an academy award
  • when you get little soup splats on you when eating soup or when you get a drop of soup on your chin
  • when blinds are crooked or bent
  • when people think god or the universe steps in to guide their life without consideration/logic for all those who suffer
  • getting the duvet cover on the duvet
  • when all of a sudden it smells farty and you don't want to say anything in case it's them but you don't want to be silent in case they think it's you
  • that little nugget of dried up lotion that gets pressed out onto your hands
  • when vegetable pieces are too big in your...
apr 11 2006 ∞
oct 17 2016 +
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  • when an item has like one star or a movie has like 10% tomatoes --so funny
  • when tour bus drivers are ready to go home and they drive super fast and the tourists are flying by and trying to take pictures
  • when a big line forms right after you've ordered
  • when you get to have sex with a random person in your dream
  • the house right after its been cleaned and the chores are done
  • when you drive by someone on the freeway and they're smiling, like probably listening to their favorite radio show
  • honey
  • the first sleep in my bed after returning from a great trip
  • seeing tourists at airport wearing all the stuff you see on the streets for sale
  • kids who have their own little suitcase w...
nov 18 2009 ∞
oct 18 2016 +