I'll start right off by telling you my latest attempt at entrepreneurial success wasn't one. I'm lying in a gutter right now, and pretty sure that every bone in my body is broken. From the future, it is pretty easy to identify my major mistake, but for prosperity sake, I will expound.
Graffiti is a blight on our world. It's everywhere. But from what I can tell, the real tragedy is that these poor young people, (poor as in, to be pitied, not economically destitute, I don't want to assume they don't have money. I mean they might very well be doing very well for themselves.) can't spell. I set about to help. I hung out in an alley until some nee'er-do-wells with bad intentions and cans of spray paint happened by. And then I sprang out, to give them an impromptu spelling lesson.
Without a doubt my biggest mistake was getting all my information about young ruffians, from Stand and Deliver, Lean On Me, Dangerous Minds and countless after-school specials. Turns out, gang bangers don't respond to tough love, nearly as well as those movies would leave you to believe.
HILL BLOCKS VIEW IS DEAD.
...long live, Hill Blocks View. I miss writing. But the thought of one more round of "welcome backs", or obsessing over stats, or thinking of the clever response to a comment, or the obligation to read everyone else's blog... not so much. So I'll try and write. No pressure. If you feel the need to respond, you can email me. I like email. firstname.lastname@example.org