winter sports season starts tomorrow!
im finally going to tryout for track.
Saturday, a few friends and I went to the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence for a writing conference sponsored by Breadloaf. I love Breadloaf workshops because (of the two I’ve been to, including this one) I always meet people as passionate love writing and/or Lawrence as I. This one was no different. The speaker was Erwin Thomas, an “artivist” from Brooklyn, New York. He began...
We begin a new era of renaissance.
Since I’ve started Whats Good in the Hood, not only have I met people doing great stuff, but my own closely knit friends are taking up their crosses and doing creative and innovative things to make a difference. (I cant disclose what they’re starting yet, but soon enough I won’t be able to shut up about it) To have people willing to go on a limb and start something out of nothing...
When I started What’s Good in the Hood, it was just an idea for a program. I can start a paper about my community to promote city pride. I saw possibilities, but they were all just hypothetical in my mind. Today, when I went to the Boys and Girls Club, the Y, and the public library to promote the paper, I realized how my ideas could actually be implemented into reality. None of my ideas are...
a much bigger picture →
The paper is out! I can now actually feel the luscious copy that is the product of my hardwork and my dreams between my fingers. I’ve been working on this for over a year, and its finally materializing. I can only encourage others to reach for the stars; the feeling of accomplishment is ecstacy . I’m so excited to see the reaction I’m going to get from the community. I hope...