In the Hustle of Hope

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Do you live in New York? It is an extreme environment representing all the world’s characters, every type of doer, shaker, or creator. Everyone either wants to be someone or already is someone. This is mainly due to the fact that the rent is so high. The hustle is non-negotiable. Most consider the expense worth the it. Those with the most discretionary income hustle in other ways, like funneling funds into expensive art at auctions, the new ‘appreciation’. Have you visited New York and stayed in someone’s place, not a hotel? In these more private parts :: where drug smells can permeate the halls-where food smells can seep through the walls-where sounds of lovers fighting or loving can pierce through … Read More

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Bah Humbug

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My family has decided we aren’t buying gifts this year. What else do you need? My grandmother has the years of accumulated trinkets, antiques, furniture, neck pillows, massagers, stuff stuff fucking stuff, collecting dust, neglected thought. When you realized something was necessary, you went to Target or Bed Bath & Beyond, or ordered it on Amazon and boom! Here it is. Something expensive? Save, wait, buy later. Got anyhow. Needs met. I’m super conscious of my money. I don’t have a jack pot, but i don’t live without anything. Sure, i’d like to pawn off some of my expenses on someone else. I’m too impatient really. If i can afford it, now is better than later. After i’ve asked? (i … Read More

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