Not Just A Smile

Yesterday, I hope that you found the time to smile. You deserved to, as you’ve been navigating heavy moments. Yesterday was a celebration. A time for you to smile and indulge in the accomplishments of so many people sharing love, support, encouragement, and investing into one another. If you didn’t smile, you can be sureContinue reading “Not Just A Smile”

Surviving vs Thriving

  My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. Maya Angelou   Maya Angelou’s quote captures so beautifully my plight. My desire is to thrive, not only continue to fight for survival. Somewhere the two began toContinue reading “Surviving vs Thriving”

Sugar Daddies and Sugar Mommies

  “Ooh you almost had it. You gotta be quicker than that.” Why the heck is there a surplus of sugar daddies and mommies invading people’s spaces with their schemes, scams, and love of fishing(phishing) with money? Not only is there a surplus of misdirected sellers of dreams that you didn’t ask to buy, thereContinue reading “Sugar Daddies and Sugar Mommies”

SEP: Someone Else’s Problem

What the what?! Oh, not me.. it’s SEP. All too often this is the stance taken in so many areas of life. Take a moment to flip channels or sit in the mall or park and just view it… Government shutdown… SEP. The husband you’ve made your boyfriend… SEP. The workload you’re responsible for… oh,Continue reading “SEP: Someone Else’s Problem”

Venting, Reset

The holidays aren’t supposed to feel like this.  I repeat, the holidays should not feel like this.  It’s cold and uncomforting.  Unyielding to desires of wanting more and seeking more and working for more.  It’s starting to become a consistent feeling of lack… lack and a longer list of things failed at during the year.Continue reading “Venting, Reset”

Blog Tour: No Place to Pray by James Carpenter

  No Place to Pray By James Carpenter Southern Gothic Explores Destitute Characters, Dark Plot Turns, and Magical Realism LIVES UNRAVEL AT THE SEAMS OF CLASS, RACE, AND RELIGION IN A PLACE WHERE NO ONE EVER QUITE TELLS THE TRUTH How do the consequences of alcoholism impact our daily lives and those we love? ItContinue reading “Blog Tour: No Place to Pray by James Carpenter”

“I can’t do anything, if you won’t let me.”

“I can’t do anything, if you won’t let me.” This was spoken on tonight’s episode of  American Crime. UGhhhhhh I can pull people who aren’t even born yet hair out. Listen, I don’t know about you but that statement….”I can’t do anything, if you won’t let me.” *Exhale* been there, and done that. And itContinue reading ““I can’t do anything, if you won’t let me.””