We don’t all have the same amount of time

I used to believe that “we all have 24 hours in a day” and while it’s technically true, it’s really not.

Shailja Patel said it very well in a popular tweet from a few years ago:

Use public transport? Your 24 hours are not the same as those of private jet owners.
Do your own cooking, cleaning, child-raising? Your 24 hours are not the same as those of someone with a…

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I’m a cofounder of @GreenMellen, and I’m into WordPress, blogging and seo. Love my two girls, gadgets, Google Earth, and I try to run when I can.

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Mickey Mellen

Mickey Mellen

I’m a cofounder of @GreenMellen, and I’m into WordPress, blogging and seo. Love my two girls, gadgets, Google Earth, and I try to run when I can.

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