I learned about myself at the Beyoncé concert

I didn’t plan on it, but when I was recently up in Seattle my friend and I ended up at the Beyoncé concert. When your friend says, “I know you’re here for a conference but I might be able to get Beyoncé tickets, do you want to go?” YOU SAY YES AND YOU ARE NOT SORRY.

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Before the concert, I liked Beyoncé. I wasn’t a huge fan, but I had nothing against her and I liked her voice. But after the concert I’m like HOLY SHIT WHY IS THERE NOT MORE BEYONCÉ IN MY LIFE?!

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Her band is AMAZING. Her dancers are AMAZING. Everything about that concert was just fucking AMAZING.

It also made me realize that I miss having long hair so I’m going to grow my hair out.

I learned that I have no patience for sloppy drunk people in their 20s. Or any age, really. I have NO TIME for your inability to walk in heels and falling (“dancing”) into our personal space because you’ve been drinking.

Know what else I learned I don’t have time for? The ignorant 20-somethings next to us that sat down and started playing with their phones when Beyoncé was doing a tribute to Prince. I get angry at things, but there are few times I would qualify it as rage. This was one of those times.

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The tribute to Prince was simple and lovely. After she sang “The Beautiful Ones,” they changed all the stage lights to purple and played “Purple Rain” while they had a costume change. We were in an outdoor stadium and it was lightly drizzling and I did my best to hold my shit together.

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Moral of the story: SLAY EVERY DAY

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Published in: on 05/24/2016 at 5:38 PM  Comments (1)  

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  1. I adore her. Great post. And great gifs you’ve adorned it with, too!
    I bet you’ll look trippy with long hair. 😀


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