By now, many of us have heard the news about Amendment Four, aka the constitutional amendment that restores voting rights to ex-felons. What I really want to write is: that restores voting rights to people, in an effort to humanize people with felony convictions. So I'm going go with that -- restores voting rights to … Continue reading Amendment 4: What’s Next?
by Rachael Alexandra Ah Miami, the Magic City! A sunny playground paradise for the rich and famous, its sparkling coastline bedecked with some of the hottest hotels, restaurants and clubs in the world. And for those who find themselves desperately searching for an excuse when that one friend texts you on Friday ready to take … Continue reading An Introvert’s Guide to Miami
Words by Garrett Paul Schlichte Art by Rachael Kardys If you grew up in Florida, chances are at some point you had a t-shirt, or a bumper sticker, or poster, or set an AIM away message that read, “I live where you spring break.” As if to say to the rest of the world, suck … Continue reading I’m the Only Person Who’s Allowed to Talk Sh*t About Florida
But civility and love are not the same thing, and both can exist in the absence of the other. People can be civil at a dinner party while still loathing the attendees. And sometimes love requires us to speak uncomfortable truths sharply and directly.
Hey world, whats up? I’ve been kind of getting ready for winter hibernation and this post is really going to show that. I started writing this whole essay, In Defense of Rest, but I figured I would just tell you about some Florida things I’ve done recently instead. Because 1000 words on rest, grieving, and … Continue reading 4 Florida Fall Moments
I’m a moody girl - that’s why I have a blog, hello. We know this. But even for me, it’s hard to be upset when you’re having a Hot Girl Summer. Florida Summer for me is Babson Park (where? I know, I know), Orlando, Cocoa Beach, Hollyweird and Miami. It’s surfing at 7am. It’s dinner … Continue reading S.A.D. Girls Club
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Coffee: Foxtail - I have yet to check out the Winter Park location but I frequent the one in The Glass District and I like the patio area on a not-so-sweltering day.Lineage - Great coffee; the decor is a little too sparse for me personally but the hip kids love it and so will you, … Continue reading Dear Orlando, You’ve Grown On Me: A Local’s Guide to the City Beautiful
Sthenos the Gorgon, Tony Philippou Humankind is obsessed with itself. Since the dawn of recorded time we have, as it were, recorded time. We insist on painting, drawing, singing and writing about the strange highs and lows of the human experience. As such, art has the ability to draw us in close. A good song … Continue reading The Artist Answers