Bonus GPOYS, the got damn love of my life/most beautiful thing/totally not biased edition.
…and she didn’t even try to jack my wallet! Lamewad joke aside, it was a nice change of pace. Zen
Thomas Lowry Andy might be rising like a phoenix again.
My mission when I debuted this Tumblr was a laser-focus on the history of Minneapolis…and cute pictures of myself or my daughter.
Unfortunately, once again, depression has gotten the better of me. I’m trying hard, kids. I don’t know what to do anymore. I’m alone; I’m unhealthy in the brain.. I’m trying so GD hard. I swear. I swear. I swear.
I am trying so hard, folks. I swear to goodness. My first instinct is just curl up in the fetal position and listen to Joy Division all day.
But hear me out: I sincerely love every one of you. And it’s even more intense for those of you I’ve met personally.
Please, please please understand: depression is not the same thing as self-depreciation. I am physically ill right now because of my mental illness. I don’t want pity…I just want understanding.
Get ready for a lot of interweb bro-hugs and mentions of drum circles or something. (seriously…it’s another social outlet that could be conducive to having a happier outlook on life)
Dependable Tire Co., 2604 Lyndale Avenue S., 1961 (courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society)
“May Day 1937 parade in downtown Minneapolis.”
Happy International Workers Day.
(image via MHS Visual Resources Database)
The CC Club has long been a drinkers’ haven in south Minneapolis, a dim intersection of different scenes and people from across the city. Few establishments in the Twin Cities have seen more glasses emptied, cigarettes s
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