All posts in "Existential Thoughts"

Practice Makes Progress

By Alibcandid / September 14, 2017

My father, Bill Border, started his life as an artist around the age of 7 or 8 with simple pencil and a legal pad from his dad’s office. When you ask him why he sketches and paints, he responds that he is “simply driven to create.” Growing up as his daughter, I know this to […]


What is White Privilege and Why Should I Care?

By Alibcandid / August 31, 2017

The Complicit Generation As a Xennial White Woman, I am obligated to write about white privilege. My generation grew up post Civil Rights Movement. We grew up with Sesame Street, Different Strokes, Dr. Huxtable and Oprah. As a white woman with friends from varied ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds, I once called myself color blind, […]