Yes that’s right. I live in a real, honest to God Manshon…
My girl Monique is a soulful reggae songstress and she’s just put out a video! Reggae has a huge following in Japan and Monique has a killer voice, so I’m sure she’ll be “big in Japan” pretty soon!
I am still such a FOB out here.
Last night I had the chance to get together with my fellow expats of African descent and do some cultural exchanging at Free Your Mind 2013
…not unless they want to risk getting cuffed and kicked out of the club.
My favourite part of this month’s magazine is a story called “The Next Offensive” by Peter Able. It’s about two friends chilling playing some video games online, but as the story goes on you can see the subtle distance that’s started to grow between them.
There is some stuff going on here that just makes me scratch my head like…”huh?” Some of it is charming, but some of it is just like “whoa…what? OK, no…no!” You know? Let me give you some examples.
Camaraderie. Fellowship. These are good things, are they not? The very core of the concept of world peace. Everyone doing everything together, supporting one another — it sounds pretty good to me.
Sometimes you find a piece that looks like it should fit, but when you go to put it down, it’s just a little off. It’s tempting to leave it there, but there is another piece somewhere in that daunting pile that fits perfectly.
There’s a particular conversation with one of my students that really hit home, and made me feel uncomfortable, even sad. She was telling me about her amazing, “dream job” as the editor of a magazine. The way she glowed when she talked about it, I could tell she really loved it.