In the Black
Our tiny peninsula, hanging from what they would come to call Queens was sold then Twenty-five dollars, the deed agreed sum Dollar more than they got for Manhattan But honest history could never say we’d been bilked, even here at Shinnecocke Those who dared live between Ocean and Bay Tilled soil salty from hurricane shock, pirates, booze smugglers, politicos — guess where all...
living in apartments and houses and huge cheap...
Who didn’t read today’s New York Times story about the guy living in the 1,200 square foot apartment in the West Village, and paying under $400 for it? Made me happy — that somebody, somewhere, in this big expensive city is still living well. Made me sick, too, thinking of how much rent a lot of people pay. I can’t complain too much about my rent since I pay under-market...
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lalala-lie: Before you status update, Tweet, Tumble or Instagram, pause and say to yourself, “is it entirely necessary that I share this morsel of thought with my entire social network?”and if the answer is not, “yes, I absolutely must,” then step away from the Internet. Know which candidate you’re going…
Back then, I went to my adviser and told her of the fears that were choking...– Peggy Orenstein, Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self-Esteem, and the Confidence Gap