I remember being in the middle of a panic attack while alone in my apartment. The walls were closing in on me and I had the urge to just start walking. I grabbed my gray sweatshirt and keys. Skipping the elevator, I took the back stairwell hoping to avoid overly friendly neighbors-I wasn’t in the […]Read more "Do What You Love-It Just May Save Your Life"
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%#!"
I remember being in the sixth grade and one of my classmates became pregnant. Everyone talked about it. We all knew she had a ninth grade boyfriend. There were a few sixth grade girls that would skip school to spend the day with their high school boyfriends. Fast forward to high school, there were a […]Read more "Don’t Ask Me About A Baby"
As I surf the Internet, specifically my social media platforms, I see Instagram comedians creating sixty second sketches about the up and coming day. I almost typed “holiday” but I recently learned Valentine’s Day is not an official holiday. Schools, banks and post offices across the country remain open. Never-mind the fact that we start […]Read more "Valentine’s Day: Are We Still HYPED?"
I woke up happy today. I thought of yesterday’s unseasonably warm weather and hoped for the same sunshine and warm breeze today. While driving in the early morning -I did a quick mental note of what needed to be done today with my students. _________ met her goal yesterday and the new student showed progress […]Read more "We Have To Do Better"
Some may not readily associate the dancehall scene with breast cancer awareness, canned food drives, homelessness awareness fundraisers and free holiday parties for kids. But that’s just what I discovered after sitting down with Buddah from Sibling Music. During our one on one interview I learned a lot about the creator of one of the most […]Read more "Energy Wednesday: An Interview in the Dancehall"