This Post is Me Trying to Manifest a Windfall

$500 is that you playa? Comin’ across the Himalayas?

A Black woman lies on a sandy beach with a brown swimsuit on.
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If I randomly came across an extra $500, I’d probably go on an impromptu week-long writer’s retreat on a beach. I’d turn off my phone, trade in my sweatpants for flowy maxi-dresses, and write my heart out for a few hours every morning while watching the sunrise.




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