Life has been coming at me hard!! There’s a daily reminder that I’m growing a life-a life that’s becoming more and more of a reality as every movement and symptom of third trimester of pregnancy humbles me-often with tears as I cry more easily now than I’ve ever cried in my entire life. Oh and […]Read more "Beauty Within the Chaos"
Screaming is good. It’s no different than sprinting-hitting a punching bag or slamming ones closed fist into a wall. All much better then curling up in bed and throwing a blanket over one’s head. A big part of being reflective; especially during a time of high stress is to not resort to behaviors that will […]Read more "반사 (Reflection)"
I am aware of organ harvesting as well as sex trafficking. I am not an expert in this field but I know this issue is not front and center within the news as much as celebrity news. However, it’s an international issue. So much so, when I was in Las Vegas-there were signs in multiple […]Read more "Organ Harvesting, Sex Trafficking and Trauma"
I grew up listening to older Jamaican adults encouraging my sister and I to learn how to cook. “One day, you’ll make a good wife and you will keep your husband happy”. “No one will want to marry you if you can’t cook”, they would say as we dutifully observed and then tried to imitate […]Read more "“Anika-This Tastes Good, You’re Ready to Marry”"
My frustration goes beyond the damage of my brand new car. I would be a real asshole if that was the root of my frustration. I could care less about the car-it’s fixable right? I’m not going to moan and groan about a damaged vehicle when there are mothers and fathers walking in the cold […]Read more "Miss Me With The Bulls%#!"
As many of us prepare for a long holiday weekend in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, please take a moment to really think about what he fought for. He would have only been 90 years old this year. When we stop to think about what he (as well as many others) fought for, […]Read more "“Where Do We Go From Here?”: Reflections on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."