Soldiers have many feelings. These old vets have seen things we could never possibly imagine, and you know what? They do cry. We just don’t see it.
The fact that the Bengali culture had so many gender pressures on women was something that I did not like at all. This is an example of something I do not take home.
You’ll meet a lot of people who’d come off as mean or unconsciously racist but you have to act with class and just prove them wrong.
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.