Friday, April 17, 2015

Police Brutality In the World

So, of course being, DUH, black, it is expected of me to speak on issues of things regardin the black folk in America.

(Mike Brown, Trevon Martin, etc and so on)

Because I am a black person. An African American. A person of Negroid features and blood. A person with African Heritage. A person with possibly a few drops of Native American blood in me as well... perhaps. A person who is in their 20s. Someone raised from the SouthSide. Spent time in the "Wild 100's"....amongst some other things.

So of course, I gotta speak my mind on young men being shot point blank, chased by white skint people... right?

Shot in the back, with their heads turned from someone. A police officer, right?
Or those killed who have a fake weapon on them.

But....I am just a college graduate. A college graduate from a private school that can't even drop 4grand to start paying back to get my diploma to show I went to a school and completed it.

I am just a part time worker, getting minimum wage (in Chicago, it is still pretty much set at $8.25 an hour. Keep in mind, its about two dollars higher than what I was making as a teenager in High School.)

So, as a black person, from the hood, if you will, police brutality should not be rewarded with cash or a "time off from work" and a tap on the wrist. You are not Stryker or Sonya from Mortal Kombat, so sit yo belligerent ass down. You do not get a "Heroic Brutality." You do not get a "flawless victory" or an achievement. Sorry not sorry.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Living In Colour

So, even though it has been only like a few days after I moved, I feel really good. I can save a bit more, and start whittling down some payments for student loans (oh joy... I am just so excited...)

Lisha instagram photo
Student loans can kiss my ass

The days seem brighter and more vivid, and I have been getting in more moments of meditation and getting my head straight to really take on the rest of this year. I feel good and hopeful, more creative and productive, and even feel like creating new looks when I go shopping eventually.

Lisha instagram photo
Karaoke with the girlz

Every now and then, I go to a bar or a karaoke bar and relax a little bit. Singing helps more than having a quick drink because well... I tend to keep wandering back to thinking about something work related. >____>; How lame!

I feel a little bad that I had to put away a lot of my my gyaru and kawaii things up for a while due to my move. I know somethings I will definitely go back to or pull out for an event or a convention, but I guess this means I really have to focus on planning and working. ahaha. I will try my best to still look not busted or janky when I pick up another job.

Some weeks ago, The Artsy Maid Cafe had a super cute meet up at my favorite cafe downtown!
Artsy Maid Cafe at Argo Tea
We super Kawaii

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Chillin Over Mimosas and Whiskey

Yo yo! So finally, a haul post! LOL. Been too caught up with site work, home life, and the nitty gritty of things so this is refreshing for me! moohahaha.

Lisha's Shopping Haul
Do toiletries and shades count as a haul?

I bought a new spring jacket. I really like it! Plus it was on sale too which was a plus at this moment! ahahah...

I don't think I will stray very far from  (predominately) black and white clothes...

I wanted to see how this short and top thing would look on me. I am not pleased at all with how it looks on me. Gross.

Also bought a pair of new shoes for spring and outings. Need to get some new pumps and flats for work though.

After A few drinks and some karaoke songs with my sister Crys, even sang Living on a Prayer with one of the patrons of Brando's as well, I went to the South Loop Club for another drink and to get in some food for the night,

Gyros for the win! nom nom nom

I also found my receipt funny lol. Before Lisha stuck, I used to go by "Felisha"til I dropped the "Fe" part! Weird that I got my food brought to me by this server, lmao.

And, also, it was Fireball Whisky.... lol, so I am not that hardcore or nothing. XD