TWO TWO TWO FOR MY FAMILY
I’ve left Mexico City and am emotionally crushed. DF had everything I wanted—political involvement, cheap and plentiful tacos, that snack with the corn and the mayonnaise in a cup together, decriminalized cocaine, all-night dance parties, that giant used-clothing market, good friends….sigh :( Now I’m visiting my extended family, who I don’t really know all that well....
I'M TIRED OF TRAVELING, I WANT TO BE SOMEWHERE
Getting my excess stuff packed up to return to the US in a few days. THE TEARS.
copperbooms: when i was younger i thought “peanut butter and jelly” meant like peanut butter and this and i was so distraught because i was like why the fuck would anyone eat peanut butter with that and on bread none the less what is wrong with people and why is this such a popular meal then i learnt that jelly in america actually means jam Jello is jelly in the UK?? Also, jelly and jam...
liranaldo: Because that’s the mexican way to say Lee’s Name.
BETTER RED THAN DEAD
Me: Excuse me, can you tell me how to get to the Museo Leon Trotsky? Passerby: Yeah, you look like you’re going there. Go straight two blocks, then left. My Marxist sympathies, visible to the naked eye. Bonus shot of me in the room where Trotsky was assassinated:
Is everyone here aware that when you die...
kyriezombie: alcoholicgifts: moonlitmagick: You have the option to be cremated and turned into a vinyl record full of your favorite music? http://www.andvinyly.com/ WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAAT! DKLJSFKGJKFSH;FSDGJDKLFHJKLJHDLADHFGJKHLJH
I need white people to stop pretending consent was possible during slavery. ...– Karnythia, laying it down with righteousness on Juneteenth — the truth about slavery and its lingering effects on America (via sugaryumyum) I’d like to add one more thing. White Americans often argue that Africans enslaved “each other” before white slave traders arrived, the...
ROLL CALL: THINGS I MISS
Jim, my apartment, Atlanta, Leia
paperandparticles asked: My hair is always frizzy too, in Florida as well. But as far as being dark, I'm 90% sure it'll be going gray within five years given my genes. And yeah, sorry again about the racism on your Facebook? I HOPE I didn't engage in any of that...
espill said: If you want lipstick to stay you need to use lipliner to avoid bleeding. Also, WILD HAIR 5EVA. I would say TEAM WILD HAIR but yours is always so nice and sleek. I was actually talking more about it actually staying on my lips (as in, quickly printing off really obviously when I drink something or lick my lips). I did see lipliner in all colors for like a dollar at that same...
petuniafist: My Own Response to Emily White's Blog... →
petuniafist: Two days ago, Emily White, intern for NPR’s All Songs Considered wrote this post for the show’s blog. Since then, the post has become a little controversial for many, and one of the best responses came from David Lowery here. This is my own response to both blogs: Let’s face it. There’s…
THINGS YOU SHOULD NOT SAY WHEN I POST ABOUT MEXICO...
- Jokes about being kidnapped by drug cartels. First of all, this is DF, not Juarez or something. The crime rate here is comparable to most major American cities. Second of all, that’s not funny and there are, you know, actual Mexican people on my Facebook who can read that shit. Including my roommate, who I like a lot and would like to like me. Posting “Don’t get...
sugaryumyum asked: She means five letters of the alphabet! P R E T and Y. But yes, I'd definitely have used "six letters" if it were me... If only because that would drive me insane!
mutabilityisourtragedy asked: What's up with "Murder Kroger?" I assume people get killed there often?
This is about my someday daughter, already stung stained with insecurity...– Katie Makkai Watch the entire performance. It makes me cry every single time. (via sugaryumyum) This is exactly the kind of sentiment I would want to teach my children. Except for the part about not being contained in five letters. Pretty has six.
Shopping at Murder Kroger
wheninatl: I know I shouldn’t feel warm and fuzzy about something called “Murder Kroger” but I live right behind it and this is the Kroger I shop at and I miss it and I miss Atlanta <3
Went out to buy presents for loved ones. Returned with black lipstick and knockoff Chanel earrings for myself.
shortest horror story ever
computer: unable to connect to the internet
LIVING THIS RIGHT NOW.
My roommate shares internet access with the apartment next door, and it's his responsibility to pay the bill. He did not do so on time this month, so we won't get it back til Monday.
On the plus side this means I get to work at Starbucks in the Zocalo. There are closer places with wifi, but I chose this location for a very important reason: it is right next to the most magical tacqueria to ever exist. I don't know what it's called, that isn't important, but there are a half dozen kinds of tacos, all the kinds you could want, and they are only 5 pesos each (about 35 cents USD, 25 cents euro). Each kind of taco has its own dedicated tub, a huge metal washtub filled with hundreds and hundreds of tacos, piled upon each other and besmeared with the grease of their departed brothers. You tell them what taco you want, and they pull them out of the tubs and give them to you and you eat them at communal lunch bars with dozens of other happy people who are enjoying TUBTACOS.
I've had fantasies bordering on the sexual about places like this.
“You never pee.” “Yes I do.” “No, I never see you go.” “I promise, I do.”
imtotaltrash said: Ciudad de México, D.F… DeFectuoso (como coloquialmente suelen decirle) Ohhhh….you are in the city too? I’m in Roma right by Centro Medico station, where are you? We should hang out and talk about music!
imtotaltrash replied to your post: THE TUNES OF TWO CITIES Suena (se lee) tremendamente bien. ¡Sube fotos del mural! (también ando en el defectuoso) Gracias! He borrado la mayor parte de la mural, pero estoy trabajando mañana también. Qué significa “defectuoso” en este contexto? (lo siento, español es mi segundo idioma)