I could tell she was trouble from the first kiss. I could tell something wasn’t right. It was dark and I couldn’t see her, but I could smell her. The flavor of garbage was pressed on her lips, and as hers met mine, I began to wonder what exactly I had gotten myself into. Always check to make sure your girlfriend isn’t a possum.
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art in Overland Park, KS
A train was passing by in Kiowa Kansas and I decided i wanted to get out and try and get the railroad sign in between the train. I loved how this came out.
Um… I don’t think so? I don’t really ask too much. He knows the bounds of being a damned decent person, and I trust his judgment. It was hard in coming, but he worked really damn hard for it and he earned it.
We’re different people with different lives, y’know. We don’t even see each other every day, and that’s probably a good thing. We both need space every now and then. I think the key is communication, especially in a relationship like ours. It’d be so easy to get mad about everything, yell at each other all the time out of jealousy or spite or whatever. But we’re working hard every day to move beyond that. We’ve already wasted so much of our lives bein’ mad; why get caught up in the stupid stuff?
22, from Kansas; living in Philadelphia. Historic preservationist. Writer. Artist. Photographer. Explorer of underappreciated places. Sarcastic optimist
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At Target in Kansas, apparently things like Vitamin Water and Mountain Dew Kickstart are considered “new age beverages.”
I mean I can only assume that’s what they were referring to, I didn’t see any Pentacle Juice or Fizzy Tarot Drink down that aisle, so.
Over a century of unrestricted subsurface lead and zinc mining literally undermined Picher, OK (along with Treece, KS), which has since become a ghost town. High levels of toxins have also contaminated the soil and water.