"When people say ‘This is my baby,’ they don’t always mean a baby. Sometimes they mean a dog."
- A Somali student, on what has surprised her most about the United States. (via africandogontheprairie)

I start work in about an hour from now… I’m sorta scared to walk outside by myself in the dark in this town though. It’s sorta notorious for store holdups and sexual harassment. I’ll just wear my coat and square my shoulders I guess. Jeez… I should have bought pepper spray.