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BLACK PANTHER – 2018 Film. Beyond Race.

Black Panther – Beyond Race. Subliminal Message: This ground breaking production did a great justice to the perceived “power” of women. Your daughters will for once be allowed to believe & want to grow up to be the strongest. They can believe & want to grow up to be the smartest. They can believe &…

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Let’s get Candid

“Hey, let’s go to the gym after work.” Few phrases ignite a fire storm that could match the inferno that rages in the mind and chest of an anxiety ridden woman than that which is sparked when her annoyingly-fit best friend offers up, what should be, an innocent gym invitation. In her perfectly formed friend’s…

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YOUTUBE: Tell Me What To Do

Perhaps it’s because I’m a boring-old mother of four, or maybe it’s because I was born and raised in a town whose pretend Walmart often has a larger congregation of horse and buggies than new fangled motorcars….but I cannot wrap my head around the infatuation over YouTube and these videos that kids (and most likely…

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CONTROVERSY: Children in the Workplace?

Nothing strikes up more antagonism in the world of water cooler discussion than the topic of children in the workplace. But when and where is a responsible adult accountable for drawing the line between forced child labor and earnest parental encouragement towards an entrepreneurial headstart? I find myself on the less popular side of the…

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Up, Up & Away…..

This morning the sun rose to find me sitting in a first class seat to Key West. Why? Because my kids have gone back to their father’s house, and the silence in my own home is deafening to my ears and damaging to my heart. It’s not that there isn’t plenty I could find to…

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Belated Introduction

I suppose the third post would be an appropriate time to introduce the audience to the author. I believe the not-so-technical term would be “fashionably late”. If I were to explain myself to you all, I would do so by describing myself as a “well traveled, small town girl”. And if I were to start…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful…

About that “no rules” rule I spoke of in my last post: I don’t plan to censor my content, because life refuses to censor for me. Today I’m sitting in the ER of my local hospital, holding my Grandmother’s hand while she shakes and sobs over my Grandfather, who is laying in the gurney beside…

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Rebel without a Concern

Truthfully, guys, I just don’t buy into the ideal of rules for blogs. Therefore, my page will be governed without them (irony at its best, I know). Basically, if it’s on my mind it will be on my screen, and subsequently yours as well. And that’s not to say that many successful blogs, written while…

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