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Apr 09, 2019 13:38:01

Going to Snail Mail

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My gf asks if I'm ready. I look up from the computer screen where I was performing a last minute check on the concert details. She's in the belly shirt she bought a while back. This will be the first time she's wears it. There was never an occasion before to warrant wearing it, I think. Grad school is a place of sweatshirts and low quality cotton t shirts... or maybe for those suffering from imposter syndrome, dress up button shirts/blouses and khaki pants or whatever the female equivalent is.

We are walking alongside our apartment to our car. I look at her in her new outfit. To wear anything other than what other people wear is to make a statement, an expression, I think. And before I found it detestable that anyone make statements through such a superficial medium, but right now I find empathy and pride -- proud of watching empowerment grow -- within seeing the process, the drafting, of a statement.

I pull up Spotify on my phone and put Snail Mail's album on. We get through two songs before we arrive at the venue. I want to tell her how proud of her I am. But I don't need to.


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    @abrahamKim I was expecting a treatise on the pros and cons of the traditional mail delivery system. I hope you enjoyed the concert!

    Brandon Wilson avatar Brandon Wilson | Apr 09, 2019 07:43:10
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    @abrahamKim do tell her <3

    Sara Silva avatar Sara Silva | Apr 09, 2019 13:37:36
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      @sarasilva @keni

      She's a strong woman though. Why does she need me to tell her such? lol

      Abe avatar Abe | Apr 10, 2019 16:04:54
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      @abrahamKim because it feels good

      Sara Silva avatar Sara Silva | Apr 11, 2019 13:50:06
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      Aber meine ich das nicht genug ist. Ich liebe meine Freundin, weil sie nicht immer gut fuhlen muss! Wow, ich hore sehr schlecht aus wenn ich auf Deutsch schreibe, weil meine Worten so leicht sind. Entschuldigung.

      Abe avatar Abe | Apr 12, 2019 13:42:31
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      @abrahamKim lol, kein problem, deutsch ist schwer! Es ist gut zu wissen, dass wir nicht alleine sind - hier ist eines von vielen lustigen Videos, die sich darΓΌber lustig machen

      Sara Silva avatar Sara Silva | Apr 15, 2019 10:38:32
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    @abrahamKim :) I like this one too Mr Abraham.
    And tell her!!!!

    Keni avatar Keni | Apr 09, 2019 08:07:10
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