Burial Grounds Cafe

Burial Grounds is another cafe in Olympia Washington.  It seems to be the more local cafe to some extent.  You see a lot of the same people there from day-to-day.  Of course new people, too.  It just has that local vibe to it. They  have a lot of creatively named drinks, that they holler out […]

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My Struggle for Freedom in the midst of Virginia’s Truth-in-Sentencing and Abolition of Parole Laws

Originally posted on Conscious Prisoner:
I am a 38-year-old Black male from the city of Richmond, Virginia, who has been incarcerated at various prisons in the Virginia Department of Corrections for over 20 consecutive years. I am serving a 93-year prison sentence without the possibility of parole for my participation in a robbery that resulted…

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Caffe Vita

I have not done any cafe posts in a long time.  Even though I was just on the road for almost two months.  I just wasn’t feeling it or something.  However, now I want to do one (maybe more soon) on a cafe in Olympia, Washington called Caffe Vita.

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Public transportation should be free to the public. People riding more bikes is a good thing and the way we think about transportation and its funding is completely backwards. Lets not forget that there are transit dependent folks and there are choice riders. Those who are physically or geographically unable to ride a bike or walk to work rely on public transportation and when funding and operation costs are dependent on the appeal to choice rider, the dependent suffer.

Metro blames bikeshare for lost passengers but bikeshare is just going to get bigger.  -Washingtonian

— From a Friend

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