They thought Hillary would win and life would go on as usual and they didn’t care to get involved. And then we got hit by a 2×4 and everyone is wondering what the hell happened.
Americans are curious and warm, and it was a lovely change. Us Brits do have great friendships, but you generally must get to know us first. We tend to be socially reticent with strangers.
When you are engaged in a debate, always smile. This will accomplish one of two things. It will make your opponent lighten up or it will make them angry. Both can be equally effective.
Let my irreverently queer, patriarchy-bashing, black-lives-adoring art draw their eye and draw their pathetic fear from the hateful shadows of this country.
I saw police officers and protestors, just across the street from him. They all wore uniforms. Some bore badges, while the others brandished coffee. They were loud but calm in the cold.
This post-Trump world we now live in means that the time is finally right to make this definitive list. Political correctness be damned.
I am not naïve. I understand if you work hard for your money, so hard for the money, it should be yours. Taxation is often considered a form of theft by many citizens and there are justifications for this. However, I am also not an asshole. I don’t need ALL OF MY MONEY.
America is a beautiful melting pot. This America, the America we know and love, is built on diversity.
I’m convinced we need more conversations, less judgment.
If we took our most high-stakes moments, and had a little fun with them, I bet life would be a lot better for everyone.