As a child, my maternal grandmother lived in a large three story home complete with hanging chandeliers and maid quarters. I asked my mother what her mother did for work she started explaining using words such as domesticate, household, cleaning and I blurted out “oh maid”. Which was explained to me that we don’t useContinue reading “Butcher Blood and Ice Cream”
A few days past I created a post for my social media that read, “IF ALL IS NEEDED IS AIR, FOOD AND SHELTER ALL ELSE ARE SUCCESSFUL SCAMS”. My post lacked a$$ shaking, pain or shiny things, so it was ignored. The shiny things in today’s world are topics and some of the trending topicsContinue reading “Clickbait/Journalism/Responsibility”
Some title huh? But unfortunately, true. My mother was a smart, beautiful woman deeply troubled. When my mother slept, she had such violent dreams that she screamed, moaned and fought in her sleep. I cry writing this because until the age of 45 so did I. My mother and her sister were left to beContinue reading “My Mother Married a Pedophile”
Me and Ida/Bambaataa Monsters Ida came through and washed the surface of my world. I sat on the phone with my husband while he worked in the storm. It got sketchy several times and I thought he would end up sleeping in the vehicle because all the roads were washed out. Ida and I toreContinue reading “How deep does the hole go?”
Conscious Community/Clout Chasing “Bag” According to dictionary.com consciousness · the state of being conscious; awareness of one’s own existence, sensations, thoughts, surroundings, etc. · the thoughts and feelings, collectively … Navigating the YouTube waves are tricky, not impossible. S Studio’s (not the name) host kept viable information regarding another man’s character a secret. I think men that harbor secrets likeContinue reading “Trigger Week Dissecting Consciousness/Brother, O’Brother”
Is Lizzo a professional victim? Or is this another missed opportunity to recognize mental distress? Sure, it seems to get the “bag” one must operate on such a low frequency that it attracts the great majority. Ooops, did I just say that? “yes I said, the great majority of the population is mentally ill, inContinue reading “STROLLIN DEM STREETS”
*$__ it, I stand Alone Always/writer’s block When you belong to a community that refuses to acknowledge mental illness the hardest thing to live with is the loneliness. Find your tribe, how when communication is the one thing you struggle with daily? Every cliché is wrong and disturbingly insulting. If I have days of notContinue reading “Finding/Calling My Tribe?”
Nonconventional Relationships Life with two boyfriends, a triad consisting of a black woman, her two boyfriends, one is man is black the other is white. She says, “I get to tap into areas of myself that I don’t with the other”. Meaning, she has a cultural connection and understanding with the one boyfriend because theyContinue reading “Polygamy/Polyandry/Fragility”
Followers/Dating Advice As I stumble through this digital world, I realize that my age group isn’t the only one finding it difficult. I envy the young and how effortless they navigate computers and all platforms. The ability to exercise foresight, perspective and deliver a message to those in need of answers is truly a blessing.Continue reading “YOUTUBE STREETS”
“Mindful Distractions”, is not only the title of my book but something I think about often. Most people hear “distraction” and think negatively of the concept. But, mindful distractions are as welcomed as a good belly laugh. For me, I draw, paint, make jewelry or I write it’s always been something I would do everyContinue reading “Mindful Distractions”
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